Champions League quarter-final draw: When is it, how to watch and who has qualified?

Mar 9, 2017 17:45:21

After Barcelona booked their place in the last eight in the most incredible style, find out all you need to know about the upcoming quarter-final draw

After one of the most incredible nights in Champions League history, four teams have now booked their spots in the quarter-finals of this year's competition.

Barcelona, stunning 6-5 aggregate winners over Paris Saint-Germain in the biggest comeback ever in a knockout tie, are joined by Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich on the current list of teams safely through to the last eight.

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Next week, the remaining ties will finalise who joins them, with Manchester City and Leicester City aiming to secure the continued representation of the Premier League and Juventus flying the flag for Serie A.

With the draw to decide the quarter-final matchups coming shortly after those matches are concluded, here is all you need to know about the next round of Europe's top competition.

When is the Champions League quarter-final draw?

Champions League draw

The Champions League quarter-final draw will take place on Friday, March 17 at 11:00 GMT at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. It will be followed by the draw for the same round of the Europa League an hour later.

The quarter-final draw is open and unseeded, so the teams are unranked and clubs from the same country can face each other. Put simply, it is a totally random draw and anyone can face anyone.

The clubs that come out of the hat first for each tie will play the first leg at home.

How can I watch the Champions League quarter-final draw?

The draw can be watched live on, who stream the ceremony for each round on their official website.

Goal will also be providing live, comprehensive coverage of the draw as it happens on our site, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more.

What teams are in the Champions League quarter-final draw?

Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have all secured their place in the quarter-finals after winning their last-16 ties on March 7 and 8. On March 14 and 15, the four teams that join them will be decided.

Here is the full list of last-16 ties as they stand, with the clubs through to the next round in bold:

Team Agg. score Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Manchester City ? Monaco 5-3 Mar. 15
Real Madrid 6-2 Napoli 3-1 3-1
Benfica 1-4 Borussia Dortmund 1-0 0-4
Bayern Munich 10-2 Arsenal 5-1 5-1
Porto ? Juventus 0-2 Mar. 14
Bayer Leverkusen ? Atletico Madrid 2-4 Mar. 15
Paris Saint-Germain 5-6 Barcelona 4-0 1-6
Sevilla ? Leicester City 2-1 Mar. 14

When will the Champions League quarter-final ties be played?

The quarter-final ties will be played across two weeks in April on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. The first legs will be on April 11 and 12, with the second legs following a week later on April 18 and 19.

Where is this year's Champions League final?

Millennium Stadium

The final will be played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday, June 3 at 19:45 BST.

Initially built for the 1999 Rugby World Cup, it is now the home stadium of the Welsh national rugby union team and has also hosted Wales national football team matches. It was also the home of the FA Cup final while the new Wembley was being built between 2001 and 2006.

Who was in last year's Champions League quarter-finals?

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich all made last season's Champions League quarter-finals and are back again, but Borussia Dortmund are returning to the last eight for the first time since 2014.

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Atletico Madrid and Manchester City are also attempting to post another year at this stage of the competition but the other three teams that made it 12 months ago – Benfica, Paris Saint-Germain and Wolfsburg – have either been knocked out or did not qualify.

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