UCL Quarters: Chelsea face Real Madrid, Liverpool get Benfica
Chelsea, English top side and defending champions, were drawn against 13-time winners Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Friday.
Chelsea are up for sale after the British government placed Russian owner Roman Abramovich under sanctions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Liverpool, who are on a good run of brilliant form, confront Portuguese side, Benfica, while Nigerian international, Samuel Chukweze’s Spanish side, Villareal will face German power house, Bayern Munich.
Draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals of this season’s Champions League, made at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday.
See other draws below:
Chelsea (ENG) v Real Madrid (ESP)
Manchester City (ENG) v Atletico Madrid (ESP)
Villarreal (ESP) v Bayern Munich (GER)
Benfica (POR) v Liverpool (ENG)
Manchester City or Atletico Madrid v Chelsea or Real Madrid
Benfica or Liverpool v Villarreal or Bayern Munich
– Quarter-final first legs to be played April 5 and 6, second legs on April 12 and 13
– Semi-final first legs to be played April 26 and 27, second legs on May 3 and 4
– Final to be played at Stade de France in Paris on Saturday, May 28