UEFA Champions League draw: Real Madrid face Chelsea in quarter-finals

Actual Madrid will play Chelsea within the quarter finals of this season’s Champions League, with the Spaniards on the lookout for their fifteenth title. The draw happened Friday at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyom, Switzerland.Within the different quarter finals, Manchester Metropolis will face Bayern Munich; Inter Milan will face Portugal’s Benfica; and Napoli will play AC Milan in an all-Italy derby. Actual Madrid should overcome 2020 champions Chelsea in an effort to progress additional of their title defence. The tie is a repeat of final 12 months’s quarter finals — the place Actual Madrid defeated Chelsea 5-4 on mixture to progress within the final 4. In the meantime, Erling Haaland-inspired Manchester Metropolis will probably be dealing with the challenges of Bayern Munich for the primary time in European knockout phases, whereas the edges have beforehand met in solely the group phases. At the very least one Italian membership will probably be within the final 4, because the draw has pitted Napoli and AC Milan. Three Italian sides certified for the final eight on this version, an enormous distinction to the final match the place no Italian golf equipment progressed to the quarter finals. On the highway to Istanbul, Inter Milan, the third Italian facet on the combination, will face Benfica after the Lison-based facet secured a convicing wins the the final 16 spherical of matches towards Membership Brugge. The primary leg of fixtures will probably be performed in 12 and 13 April, with the return leg scheduled for the 18 and 19 of the identical month.Manchester United to face Sevilla within the Europa LeagueManchester United will face six-time champions Sevilla within the quarter-final of the Europa League. The draw places Juventus towards Sporting Membership as one other Italian facet, AS Roma, will face Feyenoord in a repeat fixture of final 12 months’s UEFA Convention League finals. Debutants Union Saint-Giulliese will face Germany’s Bayer Leverkusen, who will look to safe a spot within the final 4 within the Euroopa League for the primary time ever.