The stage is set for the Champions League Group of 16 competition, which will be played as a knock out. Teams will play an away and home match during the periods 14-22 February 2012 and 6-14 March 2012.
Bayer Leverkusen drew FC Barcelona and Leverkusen's fans will see stars like Messi and Xavi and Iniesta. David Villa will be out with an injury. Barca is the clear overwhelming favourite. Regardless, the games need to be played and surprises are always possible.
Chelsea drew Napoli and all bets are off in that competition, while Arsenal meets AC Milan. CKSA Moscow drew the other power house Real Madrid and Marseilles is matched with Inter Milan.
The Matches for the Group of 16:
FC Basel vs Bayern Muenchen
Bayer Leverkusen vs FC Barcelona
Olympic Lyon vs APOEL Nicosia
SSC Napoli vs Chelsea
AC Milan vs Arsenal
CSKA Moscow vs Real Madrid
Zenit St. Petersburg vs Benefica Lisbon
Olympique Marseilles vs Inter Milan