Holders Bayern Munich will face the team they beat in last year’s Champions League final in this season’s quarter-finals after being paired with Paris St Germain in Friday’s draw.
In the other standout tie of the last eight 13-times champions Real Madrid face six-times winners Liverpool in a repeat of the 2018 final won by the Spanish club.
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— Liverpool FC (@LFC) March 19, 2021
Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Borussia Dortmund with the winners to face either Bayern or PSG in the semi-finals.
There is also the prospect of an all English semi-final after Chelsea were drawn to play Porto with the prize for the winners a clash with Real Madrid or Liverpool.
UEFA Champions League 2021 Draw:
Quarter-final 1: Manchester City v Borussia Dortmund
Quarter-final 2: Porto v Chelsea
Quarter-final 3: Bayern Munich v Paris St Germain
Quarter-final 4: Real Madrid v Liverpool
First legs to be played on April 6/7 and second legs on April 13/14.
Semi-final 1: Winner of Q-F 3 v Winner of Q-F 1
Semi-final 2: Winner of Q-F 4 v Winner of Q-F 2
First legs to be played on April 27/28 and second legs on May 4/5.
The first team drawn plays the first leg at home in the quarter-finals and semi-finals. The final will be held in Istanbul on May 29.