Champions League draw: Potential Man City, Chelsea clash awaits

Date published: Friday 10th July 2020 11:35

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Chelsea will play Barcelona or Napoli in the quarter-finals of the Champions League if they can overcome their last-16, first-leg deficit against Bayern Munich.

The Blues were beaten 3-0 by the German champions in the first leg, with Serge Gnabry scoring twice.

Manchester City, meanwhile, will play Lyon or Juventus in the last eight if they can hold onto their slender lead over Real Madrid. Pep Guardiola’s side won 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu in February.

Two other last-16 second leg ties involving Juve and Lyon, Barca and Napoli will complete the quarter-final draw. Four other teams, including Atletico Madrid, progressed to the last eight before the lockdown.

In the first legs of the other two outstanding last-16 ties, Lyon beat Juventus 1-0 and Barcelona drew 1-1 with Napoli.

The semi-final draw was also made and could pitch Chelsea against City.

The remaining round of 16 legs will take place between August 7-8 and will be played as normal in the home team’s stadium.

From the quarter-finals, onward, however, the ties will be played in Lisbon and will be one-legged affairs. The semi-finals and final will follow suit.

The quarter-finals and semi-finals will be played on August 12-15 and August 18-19, respectively. The final will take place on August 23 at the Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

Quarter-final draw in full:

  • Real Madrid / Manchester City v Lyon / Juventus (QF 1)
  • RB Leipzig v Atletico Madrid (QF 2)
  • Napoli / Barcelona v Chelsea / Bayern Munich (QF 3)
  • Atalanta v Paris Saint-Germain (QF 4)

SEMI-FINAL DRAWS MADE

Semi-final draw in full:

  • Winner of QF 1 v Winner of QF 3
  • Winner of QF 2 v Winner of QF 3

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