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Bayer Leverkusen is FC Barcelona's Last-16 rival

The away leg of the UEFA Champions League will be played in Germany on February 14th and the return leg will be played at the Camp Nou on March 7th. Ballack is the marquee player for Bayer Leverkusen, the team that finished second to Chelsea in Group E, beating out Valencia and Genk.

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16 December 2011 08:45 PM

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Barcelona (FCB).- Bayer Leverkusen will be FC Barcelona\u2019s opponent in the Last 16 of the UEFA Champions League. The Germans finished second to Chelsea in their group, and beat out Valencia and Genk for a spot in the next round. The Catalans and the Germans were paired up this Friday at noon at the Champions draw ceremony in Nyon, Switzerland. The away match will be in Germany on February 14th and the return leg will be played at the Camp Nou on March 7th. It\u2019s worth remembering that FC Barcelona earned the right to play the return leg at home after winning Group H, beating out AC Milan, Viktoria Plzen and BATE Borisov.


Second in Group E

Barça Manager, Pep Guardiola, and his men will play against the team that finished second to Chelsea in Group E, Bayer Leverkusen. The Germans were about to finish first in the group, but in the last match day their draw with Genk, and Chelsea\u2019s victory over Valencia, meant that the men managed by Robin Duttwere made to settle for second. It\u2019s worth noting that Bayer Leverkusen beat both Chelsea (2-1) and Valencia (2-1) at Bay Arena. In both occasions the Germans were able to overturn the initial goals from Drogba and Jonas, respectively.

All the playoffs

O. Lyon - Apoel
Naples - Chelsea
AC Milan - Arsenal
Basel - Bayern M.
B. Leverkusen - Barça
CSKA Moscow - R. Madrid
Zenit - Benfica
O. Marseille - Inter

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  • Barça finished first within its group and AC Milan were second (by FC Barcelona)

  • Barça finished first within its group and AC Milan were second (by FC Barcelona)