The Champions League, Europe’s major soccer club competition, will resume at the rear of shut doors next month after becoming halted in March owing to the coronavirus pandemic, with all the quarter-finals being played in Portugal’s money, Lisbon.
UEFA, European football’s governing human body, held the draw for the one-leg quarter-finals and semi-finals at their headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday.
4 quarter-finalists ended up verified right before the COVID-19 pandemic suspended the season, when the remaining four last-16 next legs will be played at the respective clubs’ household stadiums.
Spanish giants Serious Madrid could meet Italian side Juventus of its previous hero Cristiano Ronaldo, even though German league leaders Bayern Munich may well confront Barcelona.
Authentic ought to initially conclude their last-16 tie with Manchester Metropolis. They enter the second, away, leg trailing 2-1, possessing lost at home.
Juventus, meanwhile, will have to defeat a 1- very first-leg defeat by Olympique Lyonnais in the past-16 phase when they perform once more in Turin.
Friday’s draw also paired tournament debutants Atalanta with Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig with Atletico Madrid.
The quarter-finals and semi-finals will be played as just one-off knock-out matches fairly than two-legged ties as regular. The remaining will be played on August 23.
In this article is the complete timetable of matches:
Quarterfinal draw (August 12-15)
QF 1: Authentic Madrid or Manchester Metropolis v Olympique Lyonnais or Juventus
QF 2: RB Leipzig v Atletico Madrid
QF 3: Napoli or Barcelona v Chelsea or Bayern Munich
QF 4: Atalanta v Paris St Germain
Semi-remaining draw (August 18-19)
S1: Winners of QF 1 v Winners of QF 3
S2: Winners of QF 2 v Winners of QF 4
Last (August 23)
Winners of S1 v S2
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