Germany has prohibited most travel from countries hit hard by new variants of Covid-19, including the UK. As a result, Liverpool’s Champions League last-16 first leg against RB Leipzig and Manchester City’s Champions League last-16 first leg against Borussia Monchengladbach will both be played in Budapest, Hungary,
Uefa thanked both clubs for their “close cooperation and assistance in finding a solution”, as well as the Hungarian Football Federation for agreeing to host the match.
The second legs will still take place in the UK as scheduled. Liverpool will play RB Leipzig at Anfield on 10 March while Manchester City will host Borussia Monchengladbach at Etihad Stadium on 16 March.
Champions League Round of 16 Draw