Eight clubs remain after a dramatic week of Champions League action with the Premier League represented by four teams following Liverpool’s win against by Bayern Munich. The eights teams
Manchester United sealed their place in the
It was a different story for Manchester City, who thrashed hapless Schalke 10-2 on aggregate, while progression was similarly straightforward for a Tottenham side who breezed past Bundesliga pacesetters Borussia Dortmund.
And Jurgen Klopp’s side completed an English treble over German clubs after Virgil van Dijk’s thumping header and a Sadio Mane brace proved decisive in their tie against Bayern Munich. With the restrictions on teams from the same country facing each other now lifted, the prospect of an all-English
City were knocked out by Liverpool at the same stage of the competition last season and would be keen to avoid a Manchester derby, especially given they are due to meet Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in the league before the end of the domestic campaign and could yet face them again in the latter stages of the FA Cup.View image on Twitter
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9/10 April: Quarter-finals, first leg
16/17 April: Quarter-finals, second leg
30 April/1 May: Semi-finals, first leg
7/8 May: Semi-finals, second leg Saturday
1 June: Final – Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid
Ajax and Porto remain the outsiders, despite both clubs claiming the noteworthy scalps of Real Madrid and Roma in the last round, while Juventus represent one to avoid given their Cristiano Ronaldo inspired comeback against Atletico Madrid.
Juventus faced United in the group stages, wining at Old Trafford before suffering a surprise defeat at their own stadium and could meet again, while Spurs could also be drawn against Barcelona, after their 5-1 win over Lyon, having been subjected to a Lionel Messi masterclass at Wembley back in October.