Barcelona will face Turkish counterpart Galatasaray in the round of 16 of the European Football Championship for the current season 2021-2022, after the draw for the round of 16, which was held today, Friday, in the Swiss city of Nyon, resulted in the two teams facing each other.
The date of the matches between Barcelona and Galatasaray in the European League
The first leg match between Barcelona and Galatasaray will be held at the Camp Nou on March 10, 2022.
While the return match between the two teams will be held on March 17 at the “Turk Telecom Arena” in Istanbul, Turkey.
Barcelona vs Galatasaray in the Europa League
The draw for the European League was held yesterday, Friday, in the Swiss city of Nyon, at the headquarters of the European Union, without the presence of club delegates, due to the repercussions of the Corona virus.
The draw forbids clubs from the same country to face each other, while the first of each group of qualified teams will play the return match at home and among its fans.
Barcelona vs Galatasaray
Barcelona has faced Galatasaray on 8 previous occasions throughout history, in which the Turkish team achieved only one victory, and Barcelona won five matches, while two matches ended in a draw.
At the Camp Nou stadium, the stronghold of Barcelona, the two teams met 4 times, in which Barca won 3 and lost one match, while Galatasaray won a match at its home, lost two matches and drew one time.
The Round of 16 matches are scheduled to take place from March 10 to 17, while the quarter-final matches will be held from April 7 to 14, and the semi-finals will be held on April 28 and May 5, while the final will be held on May 18 at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium. In Spain.
European League matches
The results of the lottery were as follows:
- Scottish Rangers x Serbian Red Star
- Sporting Braga (Portugal) x Monaco (France)
- Porto, Portugal x Lyon, France
- Italy’s Atalanta x Germany’s Bayer Leverkusen
- Seville, Spain x West Ham United, England
- Barcelona, Spain x Galatasaray, Turkey
- Germany’s Leipzig x Russia’s Spartak Moscow
- Spain’s Real Betis x Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany