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UEFA declares Champions League draw void and reschedules



This is Chelsea's second Champions League win after winning the title in 2012

UEFA has issued the following statement regarding this morning’s draw for the round of 16 of the Champions League.

The statement reads:

‘Following a technical problem with the software of an external service provider that instructs the officials as to which teams are eligible to play each other, a material error occurred in the draw for the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

As a result of this, the draw has been declared void and will be entirely redone at 15.00 CET today, Monday 13 December 2021.


The draw will be streamed live on

We apologise for the inconvenience this may have caused.’

The new draw will be at 2pm UK time. In the original draw Chelsea were paired with French club Lille.

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