The date, venue and kick-off time for our UEFA Youth League knockout tie against Montpellier have now been confirmed, with the game set to be screened live on BT Sport next month.
Our Under-19s were handed a home tie in Friday’s draw and will welcome the French side to Cobham on Wednesday 13 March, kick-off 5pm.
Joe Edwards’s side beat Monaco 3-1 last week to reach the last-16 stage of a competition we have won twice before. Charlie Brown struck twice and Conor Gallagher netted a brilliant free-kick to secure our passage from the play-off round. Highlights are below.
Montpellier have progressed through the same Domestic Champions pathway as the Blues, beating MSK Zilina and the Turkish side Altinordu 7-1 and 5-2 on aggregate respectively.
Should we advance into the quarter-finals, we will meet the winners of the Dinamo Zagreb v Liverpool tie.
The full round of 16 draw is:
Chelsea v Montpellier
Midtjylland v Manchester United
Dinamo Zagreb v Liverpool
Lyon v Ajax
Barcelona v Hertha Berlin
Porto v Tottenham
Hoffenheim v Dynamo Kiev
Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid