Manchester United Champions League draw: Who could Red Devils face in last 16?

Although Manchester United‘s travels to Spain for their final Champions League Group H fixture against against Valencia wasn't a complete dead rubber, the Red Devils had already qualified and could've topped the group with a win.

As Juventus failed to secure a result away from home at BSC Young Boys, United had a real opportunity to take the group, but they lost 2-1 due to a Carlos Soler half volley and a Phil Jones own goal.

Read more: Phil Jones own goal: Manchester United fans aghast at slide tackle against Valencia

As a result, Jose Mourinho‘s side finished as runners up in the group.

Here is who they could face in the last 16:

Draw permutations

Read more: When is the Champions League last 16 draw? How to watch and knockout round fixture dates

The draw will take place at 11am on Monday 17 December at Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

For your calendars – the first leg of the Round of 16 fixtures will take place on either Tuesday 12 or Wednesday 13 February, or Tuesday 19 or Wednesday 20 February. The second leg will take place on either Tuesday 5 or Wednesday 6 March, or Tuesday 12 or Wednesday 13 March.

The teams Manchester United can face are:

  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Barcelona
  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Porto
  • Real Madrid
  • Bayern Munich

Manchester United now face a host of tough opposition of which the least terrifying are probably Porto. The likes of Barcelona, PSG, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or an in-form Borussia Dortmund are fairly formidable and horrible prospects for Mourinho's struggling side.

If only they had beaten Valencia…

More on the Champions League:

When is the Champions League draw? How to watch and fixture dates

Who can Spurs face in last 16 of Champions League?

Who can Liverpool face in last 16 of Champions League?

Phil Jones own goal: Manchester United fans aghast at slide tackle

Valencia tackle: Should the Man Utd captain have been sent off?

Alisson save: World class or just straight at Liverpool keeper?

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