A replay of the Champions League final from last season takes place in less than three weeks - but Real Madrid are facing some tricky fixtures in and around the clash with Liverpool.
Liverpool will welcome the European champions to Anfield on Tuesday, February 21 and then the second leg will take place in the Spanish capital on Wednesday, March 15.
Jurgen Klopp's side will have to play three Premier League games before that first meeting - while Carlo Ancelotti's La Liga winners will have six games to navigate their way through before the clash with the Reds in the last 16 of the competition.
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After being knocked out of the FA Cup on Sunday by Brighton & Hove Albion, Liverpool's only realistic chance of silverware this season now comes from the Champions League, but form proves that will be as tough a task as ever.
Madrid are currently five points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona and are playing catch up to their bitter rivals. Another problem for Ancelotti before taking on Liverpool is a trip to Morocco for the Club World Cup in mid-February.
Klopp's side will face Wolves, Everton and Newcastle before the first leg with Madrid while the Spanish side will take on Valencia, Mallorca, Elche and Osasuna in the league. They will play two matches while away in Morocco also.
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