CL quarterfinal draw: Barca to face Juve, Bayern up against Real Madrid

Dortmund eased past Benfica in the second leg of the last 16 as their 4-0 win at the Westfalenstadion overturned their 1-0 defeat from the first leg. The French club scored six times against Manchester City to progress from the last 16 stage, and have racked up four or five goals in numerous games this campaign.

Another European reunion with Real is one of seven possible opponents for Atletico in the last eight.

Leicester’s tie is a repeat of a UEFA Cup tie from the 1997-98 season, which the Spanish side won.

Simeone’s men have lost out in the final to cross city rivals Real Madrid in two of the past three seasons.

Monaco are the other team to fear when the Champions League draw is held. I think we have the ability to beat Real Madrid. Their style is very direct, which has taken some sides off guard, but Bayern showed they can handle a team that comes straight for them after beating Leipzig in their last game of 2016.

Turkish global star Arda Turan will feature in his second consecutive last-eight tie for Barcelona. The task was an unenviable one after losing in Munich 5-1 but the score was repeated at the Emirates as the English club crashed out in a embarrassing 10-2 aggregate score.

“You must remember it is the players who will be on the pitch”, Zidane said. Guardiola’s attempt to combat Monaco’s forwards by going with an attacking approach backfired as City struggled to gain a first-half foothold. It’s a hard match.

Leicester’s players have picked up maximum points from their two Premier League outings under Craig Shakespeare, prompting a good number of snake emojis in the process.

Elsewhere there’s an exciting meeting of Ajax and Schalke, Celta Vigo will play Genk – who knocked Cork City out in the qualifying rounds – while Lyon are against Turkey’s Besiktas.

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