Champions League quarter-final draw result: Chelsea face Real Madrid

The Champions League quarter-final draw was held on Friday, with some big ties in store for the last eight.

In the pick of the matches, holders Chelsea were drawn against Real Madrid, while Manchester City will face Atlético. Liverpool was paired with Benfica, and Villarreal will take on Bayern Munich.

With the semi-final draw also made, it was confirmed that the winners of the two Madrid derbies will face each other for a place in the final.

Both Chelsea and City will play their quarter-final first legs at home. Chelsea will be looking to get past former manager Carlo Ancelotti, while City will be hoping to avenge their defeat at the hands of Atlético in the last 16.

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Elsewhere, Benfica will take on Liverpool in a clash of two Portuguese sides. Villarreal will face Bayern Munich in the other quarter-final.

The first legs of the Champions League quarter-finals will be played on 5-6 April, with the return legs scheduled for 12-13 April.


Champions League quarter-final draw

QF1: Chelsea v Real Madrid

QF2: Manchester City v Atlético Madrid

QF3: Villarreal v Bayern Munich

QF4: Benfica v Liverpool

Champions League semi-final draw

SF1: Manchester City or Atlético Madrid v Chelsea or Real Madrid

SF2: Benfica or Liverpool v Villarreal or Bayern Munich

The winners of Semi-Final 2 will be the ‘home’ team in the final.


5/6 April: Quarter-finals, first legs

12/13 April: Quarter-finals, second legs

26/27 April: Semi-finals, first legs

3/4 May: Semi-finals, second legs

28 May: Final, Stade de France, Paris

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