The draws of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League quarter-final, semi-final have been announced with English Champions Manchester City facing Atletico Madrid among other ties.
Held on Friday 18 March at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland, the UCL draws saw current champions Chelsea drawn against record-holders Real Madrid while Liverpool the other team from England face SL Benfica from Portugal.
The other quarter-final tie sees Spanish side Villareal, last season’s Europa League winners, take on Bayern Munich after shocking Juventus with a 3-0 win in Turin in the last 16 .
Manchester City edged Portuguese side Sporting CP 5-0 while Liverpool beat Inter Milan to progress from the last 16, whereas Chelsea eased past Lille OSC in the last 16 with a 4-1 aggregate score.
Champions League quarter-final draw in full
– Chelsea vs Real Madrid
– Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid
– Villarreal vs Bayern Munich
– Benfica vs Liverpool
Manchester City and Chelsea are likely to meet in the semi-finals if both win their quarter-final ties, while either of Bayern or Villarreal will meet Liverpool or Benfica.
Champions League semi-final draw
– Manchester City or Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea or Real Madrid
– Benfica or Liverpool vs Villarreal or Bayern Munich
When do the Champions League quarter-final and semi-final ties take place?
First legs: 5/6 April
Second legs: 12/13 April
First legs: 26/27 April
Second legs: 3/4 May
Saturday 28 May (Stade de France, Paris)
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