2023/24 Champions League draw confirmed

Who will win the 2024 Champions League?

The group stages are complete and the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League fixtures have been confirmed

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  • Having progressed from the group stages, the fixture for last 16 of the UEFA Champions League have been drawn.
  • Defending champions Manchester City take on FC Copenhagen.
  • 14-time winners Real Madrid take on German side RB Leipzig.
  • Napoli play Barcelona and Lazio clash with Bayern Munich in two more blockbuster ties.

The Champions League always creates plenty of movement on social media and international betting sites, with the battle to be crowned European champions big business. 

With the group stages completed, the draw for the last 16 has taken place, with some tasty looking ties in prospect in the new year.  

With the group stages completed, the biggest 16 sides in Europe now know their fate in the knockout rounds of the UEFA Champions League. A competition that always gets punters moving with Aussie bookmakers, the Champions League always provides plenty of drama and that should be no different in 2024. 
Some of the biggest sides on the continent remain in the mix for Champions League glory and the last 16 draw from Nyon has certainly whetted the appetite for soccer betting fans. 
Can City go back-to-back? 

The fact that Manchester City took so long to win their maiden Champions League title was often a source of great amusement with many punters. 
However, when City finally came good in 2023, many Champions League betting apps had to pay out, as Pep Guardiola’s men triumphed over Inter Milan in Istanbul – to win their first European Cup. 
With 6 wins out of a possible 6 in the group stages in this season’s competition, City have looked at their imperious best in the Champions League this season and are the favourites to win the competition again. 
They have been drawn against FC Copenhagen in the last 16, a side that shouldn’t cause them too many issues and City look well placed to mount another serious challenge this term. 
Real Madrid’s European pedigree 

No side has won the European Cup or Champions League as many times as Real Madrid, with the Spanish giants having lifted the trophy an incredible 14 times. 
They too progressed from the group stages, winning all 6 games in the process and they look to be a side ready to fire, with the influential Jude Bellingham in their ranks. 
Next up for Real is a meeting with RB Leipzig, with the German side having enjoyed a solid recent history in the competition. 
However, Real tend to turn it on when it matters and plenty of soccer betting sites will be backing them to go deep in the Champions League this year. 
Who else could challenge? 

Much of the talk in this season’s Champions League has been around Bayern Munich, with the German giants going well under manager Thomas Tuchel. 
England striker Harry Kane has added a cutting edge to Bayern’s game, and they look well placed to challenge in this season’s competition, with Italian side Lazio their opponents in the last 16. 
Elsewhere, FC Barcelona always generate plenty of attention with online betting sites and they look to have a real challenge on their hands in the knockout rounds, as they go toe-to-toe with Italian giants Napoli. 

The Champions League is always a huge draw for punters and football betting fans and the draw for the last 16 was made in Nyon, Switzerland on December 18th. 

There are a whole host of tasty ties in prospect, with Manchester City taking on FC Copenhagen, Real Madrid clashing with RB Leipzig and Napoli and Barcelona ready to battle it out in 2024.