Champions League quarter-final draw: English clubs discover their fates

Posted March 16, 2019

The pair have been joined by Liverpool and Tottenham in the quarter-finals, with Premier League clubs making up half of the draw.

"I wouldn't like Juventus against Barcelona, it would be something really special in a possible final or semi-final". The FIFA 2018 golden boot victor will look to emulate the form he displayed in the World Cup as Tottenham Hotspurs eye a historic Champions League glory.

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to get Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinals. However, Porto have the second leg at home and if they can avoid a heavy defeat at Anfield in the first game, they will fancy their chances of turning it around.

"We know how good we had to be a year ago, " said Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp, dismissing talk of his team getting the easiest opponent.

Jurgen Klopp's side comfortably beat the Portuguese club 5-0 on aggregate in last year's round of 16 during their thrilling run to the final in Kiev where they ultimately lost to Real Madrid.

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Manchester United will face Barcelona in the Uefa Champions League quarter-finals, while Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City will play out an all-English tie.

The Reds sailed through to the last eight this week after masterminding a stunning 3-1 win away at Bayern Munich.

"But I would do two matches between English teams, which would mean two teams would be in the semi-finals".

"Everyone can judge if it's a disaster - if we do not win the Champions League, our work for three seasons, every three days, is a failure or a disaster", Guardiola said.

City have already lifted the Carabao Cup this season.

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Their reward is another major challenge, as they prepare to go up against Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo, who inspired their turnaround against Atletico Madrid - scoring a second-leg hat-trick to secure a 3-0 win as they battled back to progress 3-2.

Ajax, who knocked out Real Madrid in the last round, will host 2015 and 2017 runners-up Juventus.

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"Liverpool just get easy draws lmao".

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