#UCLdraw: Juventus Face Real Madrid, Liverpool Battle Man City

Juventus have been drawn against defending champions Real Madrid in the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League. The Italian giants lost 4-1 in the finals of last season’s competition to hand Madrid the trophy. The Old Lady had beaten Tottenham Hotspur to qualify for this stage of the competition.

Real Madrid on their road to the quarter finals blitz Paris Saint Germain.

Also, Liverpool have been drawn against Premier League rivals Manchester City. Both English teams recorded home win against each other in the Premiership this season. City thumped Liverpool 5-1 at the Etihad, while Liverpool recorded a 4-3 victory over their quarter final opponent.

Bayern Munich and Barcelona got almost the easiest pairings. The five time Champions League winners dismissed Chelsea 4-1 on aggregates in the round of 16. They will face Italian side, AS Roma in the next round. Bayern, who comprehensively dispatched Turkish side, Besiktas 8-1 after two legs in the last round will tackle Manchester United conquerors, Sevilla of Spain.

First leg ties between Juventus and Real Madrid, and Sevilla versus Bayern Munich will hold on April 3, with the return fixtures on  April 11. Liverpool will host Manchester City, while Roma travel to the Camp Nou on April 4. The return fixtures come up on April 10.

 

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