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Champions League: Round of 16 Second Leg Predictions

The Champions League Round of 16 draws. [Image via goal.com]
The Champions League Round of 16 draws. [Image via goal.com]
The second legs of the Champions League knockout stage are upon us. Get ready for plenty of drama and possibly some great teams leaving the tournament. The trophy will definitely feel a lot closer to each team if they can progress past this stage.

Let’s go through every matchup.

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The Premier League Title is not yet in the Bag for Chelsea

Nemanja Matic is shown a red card by referee Martin Atkinson, earning the defensive midfielder a suspension.
Nemanja Matic is shown a red card by referee Martin Atkinson, earning the defensive midfielder a suspension. [Photo via AFP]
When Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea went the first 14 games of the Premier League season undefeated, the masses cried out that the season was already decided, and that everyone else was merely fighting for a spot in the top four. That same sentiment returned in recent weeks when the Blues cruised to a seven-point lead over Manchester City, the reigning champions; and many were happy to place the trophy prematurely in Mourinho’s lap.

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