- Champions League quarter-final draw has been made with exciting fixtures
- Premier league club Chelsea have been drawn to face Portuguese side FC Porto
- Manchester City tackle Borussia Dortmund while Real Madrid will play Liverpool
The draw for the last eight of the Champions League has been made as Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City each discovered their opponents
The Premier League clubs have learned their opponents for the last eight of the competition after the draw was made in Switzerland.
The Reds, who won the competition for a sixth time in 2018-19, beat RB Leipzig over two legs to book their place in the quarter-finals.
Chelsea overcame Atletico Madrid while Manchester City got the better of Borussia Monchengladbach.
Real Madrid, Porto, Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich make up the remaining eight sides in Europe's premier club competition.
The draw for the semi-finals has also been made as all roads lead to the final in Istanbul on May 29.
Here's the quarter-final draw in full...
Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund
Porto vs Chelsea
Bayern Munich vs Paris Saint-Germain
Real Madrid vs Liverpool
Winner of Real Madrid/Liverpool will face winner of Porto/Chelsea in the semi-final, while winner of Man City/Dortmund will tackle winner of Bayern/PSG in the second semifinal.
Quarter-finals: Draw on March 19 – ties to be played on April 6/7 and April 13/14.
Semi-finals: Draw on March 19 – ties to be played on April 27/28 and May 4/5.
Final: May 29 at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.
Recall that Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel earlier sent strong warning to potential Champions League quarter-final opponents saying “no one wants to play us.”
He said in a statement:
“I'm pretty sure no one wants to play against us. It's a super difficult challenge ahead because we are already in the last eight.
“It's a big step, but no need to be afraid, we take what we get and prepare as best as possible."
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