Real Madrid faces Manchester City and Arsenal faces Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final draw

Real Madrid will face Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals, while Arsenal will face Bayern Munich.

If City and Arsenal can win the quarter-finals, they will face each other in the Premier League semi-finals.

The quarter-final draw, which was held on Friday in Nyon, Switzerland, pitted Atletico Madrid against Borussia Dortmund, while Paris Saint-Germain will play Barcelona. The winners of these matches will compete in the other semi-final.

Arsenal has just qualified for the quarter-finals after defeating Porto on penalties earlier this week after the match ended in a 1-1 draw on aggregate.

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Likewise, their rivals, Bayern, lost the first leg of their round of 16 tie to Lazio 1-0, but a 3-0 win in Munich saw them through to the quarter-finals.

Meanwhile, City enjoyed a comfortable victory over Danish side FC Copenhagen, recording 3-1 wins at home and away to qualify.

Real Madrid was subjected to a difficult test against Leipzig, but secured qualification to the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Spain, following a 1-0 win away from home in Germany.


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The full Champions League quarter-final draw

  • Arsenal vs Bayern Munich
  • Atletico Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund
  • Real Madrid vs Manchester City
  • Paris Saint-Germain vs Barcelona
Manchester City beat Real Madrid 5-1 on aggregate in last year's semi-final (Cliff Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester City beat Real Madrid 5-1 on aggregate in last year's semi-final (Cliff Brunskill/Getty Images)

When will the Champions League quarter-finals be?

The quarter-final matches of this year's competition will be held in the middle of the week from April 9 to 10, with the return matches being held a week later on April 16 and 17.

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The full Champions League semi-final draw

  • Atletico Madrid or Borussia Dortmund vs. Paris Saint-Germain or Barcelona
  • Arsenal or Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid or Manchester City
Champions League Bracket (Will Janes/The Athletic)

Champions League Bracket (Will Janes/The Athletic)

When will the Champions League semi-finals be?

The first leg matches in the semi-finals are scheduled to be held from April 30 to May 1, with the return matches to be held the following week, from May 7 to May 8.

When is the Champions League final?

The final match will be held at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

(Top image: Julian Feeney/Getty Images)

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