the path of real Madrid to another title Champions League will have to go through the Quarterfinals of the Chelsea for second consecutive Year.
Friday’s draw puts the Madrid coach back Carlo Ancelotti against his former club, which was eliminated by a goal from Karim Benzema in the extension a year ago.
This time, the first leg between the last two Champions League winners will be in Madrid instead of London, on April 11 or 12.
The technician of Manchester City, Pep Guardiolaalso has a reunion with an exclub. The English champions faced the Bayern Munichwho have won all eight of their games in the competition this season and will play the first leg away from home.
The winner between City and the bayern will face the Madrid or to Chelsea in Semifinals.
The other half of the draw is dominated by Italian clubs with the possibility of a Milanese derby in the Semifinals.
He AC Milan will be measured first napolirunaway leader of Serie A who debuts in the Quarterfinals of the Champions League or the old European Cup. Ida’s match is at the San Siro.
He Inter de Milan will play in the Benfica in the Ida match, returning to the country where he eliminated the Porto in the Round of 16.
Inter are playing at this stage of the competition for the first time in 12 years, while Milan are ending an 11-year wait.
Six former champions who have combined for 34 titles in the competition’s 68-year history were in the draw. Only Napoli and Manchester City have not yet been European champions.
WHEN WILL THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTER-FINAL BE PLAYED?
With the duels defined, there are also the dates and times. The Quarterfinal matches will begin on April 11 and end on the 19th of the same month. Remembering that all the games will be at 1:00 p.m. in Central Mexico due to the time change in Europe.
First Leg Games: Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 April.
Return Games: Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 April.
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