Chelsea Battle Real Madrid In UEFA Champions League Quarter-final Draw, Liverpool Face Benfica
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By Amaechi Vitus
Defending Champions, Chelsea Football Club of England will battle Spanish giants, Real Madrid in the quarter-final of the 2022 UEFA Champions League www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Chelsea defeated the La Liga leaders 3-1 on aggregate in the semi-finals of the 2021 edition as they went on to defeat Man City 1-0 in the final in Portugal.
But less than a year, the two giants face each other again in the last 8 of the Champions League.
To reach the quarter-finals, Chelsea defeated Lille of France 4-1 aggregate while Madrid pulled a shocker against PSG as they defeated them 3-2 on the aggregate on Tuesday
In the other draws, 2021 finalists, Manchester City will have their hands full as they face Athletico Madrid.
Another Spanish giants, Villarreal whole sent home Juventus with a 3-0 drubbing in Turin on Wednesday will battle Bundesliga giants and former champions, Bayern Munich.
The final fixture in the last 8 stage will see 2020 champions, Liverpool take on Benfica.
The winner of the Manchester City and Athletico Madrid matches will face Either Chelsea or Real Madrid in the semi-finals.
Just as the second semi-final fixture will be between the winners of Benfica and Liverpool matches and Villarreal vs Bayern Munich.
The first leg of the quarter-final matches will hold on 5/6 April while the return legs will be a week later on 12/13 April
Semi-final matches will hold on 26/27 April and
second legs on 3/4 May respectively
The final of the 2022 UEFA Champions League will hold on Saturday 28 May at the Stade de France, Paris, France
In all, there there English Premiership League, three Spanish League club’s and one each of Bundesliga and Portuguese league in the quarter-finals
Man. City vs Atlético
Chelsea vs Real Madrid
Villarreal vs Bayern
Benfica vs Liverpool
Man. City or Atlético 🆚 Chelsea or Real Madrid
Benfica or Liverpool 🆚 Villarreal or Bayern