Champions League last-16 draw: Manchester United to face Atletico, Real Madrid get PSG

Champions League last-16 draw
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The Champions League last-16 draw descended into farce following a 'software malfunction' at the UEFA ceremony. 

The original draw had seen the following match-ups:

Benfica vs Real Madrid
Villarreal vs Manchester City
Atletico vs Bayern
Red Bull Salzburg vs Liverpool
Inter Milan vs Ajax
Sporting CP vs Juventus
Chelsea vs LOSC Lille
PSG vs Manchester United

AS IT HAPPENED Catch up on the drama in FFT's Champions League draw live blog

However this was declared null and void after Manchester United had been incorrectly deemed ineligible to face Atletico Madrid, thus splitting the time frame continuum and altering the course of history. Once the mistake had been spotted – and widely lampooned on social media – UEFA made the brave decision to blame software and start from scratch two hours later. 

The resulting draw was wildly different, with Real Madrid and Liverpool among the teams handed a far tougher task in the last-16. On the other hand, several team benefitted from the resulting redraw. 

Champions League last-16 draw

The unseeded teams (those that finished as runners-up in their groups, will play the first leg at home)...

Red Bull Salzburg vs Bayern Munich

Sporting CP vs Manchester City

Benfica vs Ajax

Chelsea vs LOSC Lille

Atletico Madrid vs Manchester United

Villarreal vs Juventus

Inter Milan vs Liverpool

Paris Saint-Germain vs Real Madrid

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