Swedish opposition for Chelsea Ladies
news Mon 16 Oct 2017
Chelsea Ladies will play Rosengard in the Round of 16 of the Women’s Champions League.
The first leg of the knockout tie will take place at home with the second leg away to the team from Malmo in Sweden.
The matches will take place on 8/9 and 15/16 November.
The draw was made this Monday lunchtime with Emma Hayes’s side bound to be paired with one of seven seeded teams having knocked out Bayern Munich in the previous round. Rosengard, one of last year’s quarter-finalists, had the third highest seeding coefficient.
Chelsea could not be drawn against Manchester City Women who were one of the eight teams in the seeded pot.
The draw in full is:
Sparta Prague (CZE) v Linkopings (SWE)
Gintra Universitetas (LTU) v Barcelona (ESP)
Chelsea v Rosengard (SWE)
LSK Kvinner (NOR) v Manchester City
Brescia (ITA) v Montpellier (FRA)
BIIK-Kazygurt (KAZ) v Lyon (FRA)
Fiorentina (ITA) v Wolfsburg (GER)
Stjarnan (ISL) v Slavia Prague (CZE)