Champions League draws: Barcelona to face Man City in 'leaked' quarterfinal fixtures

Champions League draws: Barcelona to face Man City in 'leaked' quarterfinal fixtures

- Champions League draws for the quarterfinal could see Man City battle Barcelona in the last eight stage

- UEFA director was said to have mistakenly dropped a post on social media for all four parings in the quarterfinal

- The remaining fixtures as regards the 'leaked' draws will also have Man United vs Tottenham, Liverpool vs Ajax and Juventus vs Porto

Premier League champions Manchester City have been reportedly drawn with Barcelona in a 'leaked' Champions League quarterfinal draws.

According to the Sun, UEFA director accidentally posted an image showing the parings for the last eight stage, hours before the draws were done.

It was however claimed that he swiftly deleted the social media post having realized it was mistakenly posted.

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The post was titled 'UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Draw' and featured the famous logo and all four fixtures for the next round of the championship.

As stated in the post, Liverpool are expected to battle Ajax, while Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur lock horns in the next round.

Meanwhile, loads of social media comments suggest the draws could be a trial run from what is expected when the draws are eventually done on Friday.

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Some quarters also felt that it could a fabrication to drive some Twitter users' attention somewhere else ahead of the draws.

One Twitter user wrote: "UCL director posted this on social media by accident seconds before deleting." Another claimed: "Remember this post after the draw tomorrow."

A third added: "Quarter finals draws leaked? Is it?" earlier reported that 2018-19 Champions League season will produce a new winner after defending champions Real Madrid were knocked out in the round of 16.

The draws is set to hold on Friday, March 16, at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, as the teams will know their opponents in the next stage of the tournament.

Crsitiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi headlined their respective second leg round of 16 clashes against Atletico Madrid and Lyon. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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