Yanks Abroad: Heavy U.S. presence in UEFA Women's Champions League final 16

Sixteen Americans, including five current national team players, are on the rosters of the 16 teams still alive in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

Lyon, winner of the last five Women's Champions League titles, has recently added Catarina Macario. Her former Stanford teammate, Alana Cook, plays for Paris St. Germain, the current Division 1 Arkema leader. Manchester City features Abby Dahlkemper, Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis.

The draw for the round of 16 was held on Tuesday. European travel restrictions forced the draw to be modified. The seeded and unseeded teams were split into two groups and therefore only able to draw one of four teams. And within those groups, teams weren't allowed to draw teams from their own country.

Draw:
1. Wolfsburg, Germany vs. Kvinner, Norway

2. Barcelona, Spain vs. Fortuna Hjorring, Denmark
(Fortuna Hjorring: Emily Garnier, Machaela George, Brenna Ochoa)

3. Rosengard, Sweden vs. St. Poelten, Austria

4. BIIK-Kazygurt, Kazakhstan vs. Bayern Munich, Germany
(BIIK-Kazygurt: Brenna Connell, Brooke Denesik, Angelina Gaier, Stasia Mallin, Shannon McCarthy)

5. Man. City, England vs. Fiorentina, Italy
(Man. City: Abby Dahlkemper, Rose Lavelle, Sam Mewis; Fiorentina: Janelle Cordia, Abi Kim)

6. Sparta Prague, Czech Rep. vs. Paris SG, France
(PSG: Alana Cook)

7. Lyon, France vs. Brondby, Denmark
(Lyon: Catarina Macario)

8. Chelsea, England vs Atletico Madrid, Spain
(Atletico Madrid: Kylie Strom)

Schedule:
Round of 16: March 3-4, March 10-11.
Quarterfinals: March 23-24, March 31-April 1.
Semifinals: April 24-25, May 1-2.
Final: May 16 in Gothenburg.
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