The draw for the last eight of the Champions League has been made – and there are some absolutely cracking match-ups.

Chelsea and Manchester City have been drawn against Spanish opponents in Real and Atletico Madrid respectively.

Bayern Munich have also been given Spanish opposition in the form of the current Europa League champions Villarreal, while Liverpool will travel to Portugal to take on Benfica.

Of course, the two favourites – City and Liverpool – have been kept apart in the draw and could meet in a mouth-watering final in Paris.

The first legs of the quarter-final ties will be played on April 5 and 6 with the return fixtures on April 12 and 13.

The semi-finals will start on April 26 and 27 with the second legs on May 3 and 4.

The Champions League final is on May 28 at Paris’ Stade de France.



Chelsea vs Real Madrid

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid

Villarreal vs Bayern Munich

Benfica vs Liverpool



Man City/Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea/Real Madrid

Benfica/Liverpool vs Villarreal/Bayern Munich


Man City remain favourites for this year’s Champions League at 15/8, Liverpool not far behind at 9/4.

Bayern Munich are third favourites at 3/1 ahead of the last remaining English side Chelsea at 12s. Next it’s Real Madrid at 14/1, and their Madrid neighbours Atletico are 22/1, while Villarreal and Benfica are both 80/1 each.


Champions League Betting Odds