It is celebrated today Friday the UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw. The Real Madrid It is the last Spanish team alive in the competition after Atlético de Madrid (against Chelsea), Barcelona (against PSG) and Sevilla (against Dortmund) remained in the round of 16.
Real Madrid, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Porto, Liverpool, Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain They are the teams classified for this instance of the competition. The Bayern is the current champion and the great favorite to the title, after overwhelmingly surpassing the Lazio.
From this instance of the competition a pure draw is made, where all teams can face each other. The Premier league has three representatives (Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea), the Bundesliga two (Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund), the League NOS to Porto, LaLiga Santander to Real Madrid and the Ligue1 to Paris Saint Germain, finalist of the last edition.
Of the participants, only the Manchester City has not been champion of the Champions League and it is one of the great favorites according to the level shown. He is a prominent leader of the Premier league, with a significant advantage over the Manchester United, and won the Borussia Mönchengladbach with authority.
The Real Madrid surpassed the Atalanta clearly, 0-1 in Bergamo and 3-1 in Valdebebas. Now, the whites will want to move on in the pursuit of their fourteenth title of the Champions League, since it is the maximum winner of the competition.
The PSG, meanwhile, clearly outperformed Barcelona, for a total of 5-2 in the tie. The 1-4 of Camp Nou left the tie practically sentenced, with a 1-1 obtained in the Princes Park. Heading into the quarterfinals, the French team recovers Neymar and Di María, two very important players.
The Port He achieved the feat of eliminating Juventus and is the only second in the group that has made it past. Won 2-1 in Do Dragao and lost 3-2 in overtime in Turin. It is a tough team that defends its area impeccably thanks to veteran Pepe.
The first leg matches of the Champions League quarter-final tie will be played on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 April, while the return matches will take place on the 13th and 14th of that month. For its part, the first leg of the semifinals will be held on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 April, as well as the turn around May 4 and 5.
When does the draw for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals take place?
The draw is held today, Friday, March 19, starting at 12.00 hours
Where to watch the UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw?
The draw can be seen in open by GOAL TV, as well as can also be followed by WE GO (8), platform dial Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the draw of the Champions League quarter-finals live on the Mundo Deportivo website.