Champions League draw live! Chelsea and Man City discover their quarter-final opponents
Chelsea and Manchester City will find out their fate as the Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draws take place this morning. They are the only Premier League representatives to advance to the knockout stages after Liverpool and Tottenham fell to Real Madrid and AC Milan respectively.
A resounding win over Borussia Dortmund likely saved Graham Potter’s job and sparked an encouraging recovery in form at Stamford Bridge, while Erling Haaland’s record heroism to beat RB Leipzig raised hopes City have finally ended his long wait for European glory. There is nothing to stop the English giants from being paired today in what is a completely open and unrestricted draw.
More potential tough tests await, especially from Madrid holders. Runaway Serie A leaders Napoli also pose a serious threat after sidelining Eintracht Frankfurt, while Bayern Munich lurk as always in menacing fashion after seeing off Paris Saint-Germain in a last-16 showdown. last heavyweights. The likes of Inter Milan and Benfica are also not to be taken lightly after victories over Porto and Club Brugge. Follow the Champions League quarter-final draw live below!
Will Chelsea sink deep into Europe?
Chelsea are in the draw this morning which is just as good for Graham Potter and his work at Stamford Bridge
The Blues entered their round of 16 with incredibly unconfident Borussia Dortmund, but a solid display at home in the second game helped ease the pressure on the Blues boss.
It was a surprise when they went all the way to win the Champions League in 2021, but to do so this time would be something else!
When will the quarter-finals be played?
The first legs of the quarter-finals are scheduled for April 11/12 and the return matches a week later on April 18/19.
For those full of optimism this morning, the Champions League final will take place on June 10 in Istanbul. Maybe delay booking those flights…
Teams qualified for the quarter-finals
How the Draw Works
It’s free for everyone!
No team will be separated in this morning’s draw, so Chelsea could face Manchester City for example and Inter Milan are potential opponents for Napoli.
We will also have the draw for the semi-finals for more fun.
How to watch the Champions League draw
TV channel: In the UK, the draw will be shown live on BT Sport 1, with coverage starting at 11am.
Direct: UEFA will stream the draw live online via its official YouTube channel and website, while BT Sport subscribers can watch on the BT Sport website and app.
Live Blog: You can follow the entire draw right here with us!
Hello and welcome to Standard Sport’s live coverage of the Champions League quarter-final draw!
There are now just eight teams left in the competition, with Chelsea and Manchester City now Premier League hopefuls after Tottenham and Liverpool suffered knockouts in the round of 16. Napoli, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid among those waiting as possible opponents.
We’ll have all the latest updates and preparations ahead of the draw, which is set to start in Nyom at 11am GMT. Stay with us!