The fixtures for the highly-anticipated quarter-finals of UEFA Champions League have been announced on Friday. The eight teams who will feature in the prestigious competition are: Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Liverpool, PSG, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Porto. The draw was held on Friday (March 19) at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
QF 1 - Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund
QF 2 - Porto vs Chelsea
QF 3 - Bayern Munich vs PSG
QF 4 - Real Madrid vs Liverpool
The winners of quarter-final 3 and 1 will compete in the first semi-final. Meanwhile, the winners of quarter-final 4 and 2 will clash in the second semi-final. The quarter-finals will be held on April 6 and 7 (first legs) and April 13 and 14 (second legs) while the semi-finals will take place on April 27 and 28 (first legs) and May 4 and 5 (second legs). The final of the prestigious tournament is scheduled on May 29 at Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
How teams did in Round of 16?
Paris Saint Germain qualified for the last 8 after completely outplaying FC Barcelona, with a 5-1 aggregate win. Although Liverpool are having a fairly difficult domestic season, they comprehensively defeated RB Leipzig 4-0 over the course of two legs in previous round. Chelsea secured an emphatic 3-0 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid while Manchester City thrashed Bayern Monchengladbach 4-0.
Heavyweights Real Madrid and Bayern Munich cruised past their Round of 16 fixtures against Italian opponents. While Madrid defeated Atalanta 4-1, Munich got the better of Lazio 6-2 on aggregate. While Borussia Dortmund secured a 5-4 aggregate win over Sevilla, Porto stunned Juventus (4-4) after they advanced to the quarter-finals on away goals.