After Manchester City defeated RB Leipzig 8-1 on aggregate in the last-16 and Chelsea overcame Borussia Dortmund 2-1 on aggregate they secured their places in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
The draw for the quarter-finals and semifinals is yet to take place, but fans are eagerly anticipating it.
The draw will determine who the Premier League sides will face, as well as the other teams that have qualified.
It is an exciting time for football fans as the competition heats up and the best teams in Europe face off against each other. All eyes are now on the draw, which will take place at a later date.
Unfortunately, Liverpool and Tottenham have been knocked out of the Champions League after their defeats to Real Madrid and AC Milan respectively in the round of 16.
Bayern Munich, Benfica, Inter Milan and Napoli have also secured their places in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
When are the quarter-final and semi-final draws?
The draws for the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the Champions League will take place at 11 am UK time on Friday, March 17th.
The event will be held at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. Football fans can follow the draw live with Sky Sports’ blog, which will provide updates and coverage of the event.
How do the draws work?
The quarter-final and semi-final draw of the Champions League will feature all eight last-16 winners in an open draw. There will be no seedings or country protection, meaning that teams from the same country can face each other.
Furthermore, clubs may also draw teams they previously played in the group stage.
In addition to the main draw, a separate final draw will also take place to determine the ‘home’ side for administrative reasons for the final match, which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on June 10th.
Who will be in the quarter-final and semi-final draws?
- AC Milan
- Bayern Munich
- Manchester City
- Inter Milan
- Real Madrid
When are the quarter-finals?
The quarter-finals of the Champions League are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 11th and Wednesday, April 12th for the first legs, with the second legs set for Tuesday, April 18th and Wednesday, April 19th.
When are the semi-finals?
The semi-finals will commence on May 9th and 10th for the first legs, followed by the second legs on May 16th and 17th.
When is the final?
The final match of the Champions League will take place on June 10th at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.