Swiss champions FC Basel did well to finish second in their group ahead of CSKA Moscow and Benfica.
Despite their courageous efforts in the group-stage, Basel will be huge underdogs in their last-16 tie with current Premier League leaders Manchester City. Both sides will play the first leg of the tie at St Jakob-Park on Tuesday.
Basel have only resumed their domestic duties in the first week of February, and they are currently trailing Young Boys by five points at the top end of the Swiss Super League.
In the group stage, Basel registered a 1-0 home win over Manchester United, and they must be aiming for a similar performance against City.
However, City will be confident of a strong showing against a relatively easier opponent. The Citizens won their first five games in their group, and th...