The draw to decide who will play who in the semi-finals of the competition will take place on April 21, with the matches to be played on May 2/3 and May 9/10. Leicester have been a popular Cinderella in recent seasons, but they will turn back into a pumpkin if they have to go to Munich.
Former champion Barcelona also faces a tricky test, drawn away against Juventus for the first leg.
“I saw Monaco’s match against Manchester City and I am aware that they have a goal difference of +58 in the league”.
Now, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane also says he doesn’t want to face Leicester.
Beaten finalists in 2013 and 1997 champions Dortmund host French outfit Monaco in the first leg of their tie.
So at this stage of the competition any team can go up against any team meaning we could see an El Clasico clash at this stage of the tournament or the Madrid Derby or the Der Klassiker.
Diego Simeone’s side held Bayer Leverkusen to a 0-0 draw at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday, having secured a 4-2 victory in the first leg of their last-16 tie in Germany.
“Wow! It will be a great quarter-final between two historic clubs”, said Alonso, 35, who won the 2010 World Cup with Spain.
In other pairings, Bayern Munich are pitched with Real Madrid while the duo of Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi have a date with Atletico Madrid. “At this level, it doesn’t really matter if you play at home first”.
Speaking at a news conference just after the draw was completed, Zidane said he had learned a lot working under Ancelotti and fondly remembered their time working together.
Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon had expressed hope that his team would avoid Leicester after getting the better of Porto in the last round and so got his wish.
“If I were Juventus, I wouldn’t be happy with the draw”.
When will the ties be played?