Kruse’s Leverkusen get PSG, Chelsea’s Schwarzer to take on Galatasaray, Langerak’s Dortmund versus Zenit

The three Australians who remain in the UEFA Champions League for season 2013/14 learnt their Round of 16 opponents on Monday.

The three Australians who remain in the UEFA Champions League for season 2013/14 learnt their Round of 16 opponents on Monday.

Winger Robbie Kruse and German club Bayer Leverkusen have been drawn with the might of French giants Paris Saint-Germain in the knockout phase after finishing second in Group A.

Samy Hyypia’s Leverkusen host Laurent Blanc’s PSG at the BayArena in the first leg on February 18 before heading to Parc des Princes for the return bout on March 12.

Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and Chelsea will take on Turkish side Galatasaray in their knockout clash after topping Group E with the Istanbul club edging Juventus to finish second in Group B.

Jose Mourinho’s Blues travel to the Turk Telekom Arena on February 26 before hosting Roberto Mancini’s team at Stamford Bridge on March 18.

And finally, back-up gloveman Mitch Langerak and Borussia Dortmund will meet Russians Zenit St Petersburg at the Petrovsky Stadium on February 25.

Juergen Klopps’s side, who were runners-up in Europe last season, will then host Luciano Spalletti’s Zenit at Signal Iduna Park on March 19.

 
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