Champions League 2019 Quarter-Final Draw: Eight top clubs have now sealed their quarter-final berth and the draw of the coveted European competition will take place on Friday in Nyon. The Round-of-16 of the Champions League concluded with some stunning action, nothing short of what a football enthusiast expects from the competition.
The big surprise is that Real Madrid, the defending champions of the competition have been eliminated by the Dutch side AFC Ajax. England’s Manchester United scripted an inspirational comeback after a two-goal deficit from the first leg while their derby rivals Manchester City ran a rout agist their opponents defeating Schalke by 10-2 on aggregate.
Barcelona cruised past Lyon comfortably, while Liverpool eliminated Bayern Munich after a 3-1 away win in the second leg. Cristiano Ronaldo starred with a hattrick to carry his Juventus side past Atletico Madrid in the second leg. Other teams to qualify were FC Porto, and Tottenham Hotspurs, who defeated Borussia Dortmund in both legs.
Here’s all you need to know regarding the Champions League quarter-finals draw:
When is the UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals draw?
The UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals draw will take place on March 15 (Friday) in Nyon (UEFA headquarters, Switzerland) at 4:30 PM IST.
Which are football clubs who have qualified for the last eight?
There are four teams from Premier League Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspurs. From Spain, it’s just FC Barcelona who have qualified. From Italy, it will be the Cristiano Ronaldo-led Juventus. Among others are AFC Ajax and Porto.
Can two teams from the same league face each other in the Quarter-finals?
Yes, as opposed to the rule during round-of-16,
When will the Champions League quarter-final fixtures take place?
The UCL quarter-final fixtures are scheduled to be held on 9-10 April (first leg) and 16-17 April (second leg).
The semi-finals will take place on 30 April – 1 May (first leg) and 7-8 May (second leg). The Champions League final will take place at Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on June 1.
Which channel will broadcast the Champions League quarterfinals draw?
Sony Ten Sports will broadcast the draw.
Where will the Champions League draw be available to watch online?
The Champions League quarterfinals draw will be available on Sony LIV and JioTV app online.