Madrid face Juventus, City clash with Liverpool in Champions League quarter-finals


By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Defending champions, Real Madrid have been drawn against perennial foe, Juventus in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

At the draw held on Friday, Madrid will face the side it defeated 4-1 last year to win the Champions League trophy back to back.

Liverpool face Manchester City in an epic all-English Champions League quarterfinals.

Liverpool have been the only team to have dented City’s record this season after winning 4-3 in a league game at Antfield. City had earlier defeated Liverpool 5-0 in their first meeting this season.

Barcelona is expected to have an easy ride to the Semi-finals as it had been draw with Roma, who managed to progress to the quarter-finals on an away goal rule over Sharktar after playing 2-2.

Sevilla, who knocked out Manchester United to reach the quarterfinals of the competition for the first time, face Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich for a place in the last four.

Bayern have been knocked out of the Champions League by a team from Spain in the last four seasons.