Tottenham face Manchester City in Champions League quarter-finals


Manchester City beat Tottenham 1-0 within the Premier League in October

Tottenham will play Manchester City within the Champions League quarter-finals, while Manchester United own been drawn against Barcelona.

Closing year’s crushed finalists Liverpool will play Porto, and Ajax will face Juventus in totally different ties.

The semi-closing plot was additionally made and Manchester United will meet Liverpool if every plot end their final-eight ties.

The quarter-closing first legs occur on 9 April and 10 April. The semi-finals originate on 30 April and 1 Would possibly honest.

City and United own been every drawn away within the most elementary leg of their ties, but they aren’t allowed to play at dwelling on the an identical day or even consecutive nights.

Therefore, as United completed lower within the Premier League final season, their first leg will now be at Primitive Trafford, with the 2nd leg on the Nou Camp.

The Champions League closing takes receive 22 situation on 1 June at Madrid’s 68,000-ability Wanda Metropolitano, dwelling of Atletico Madrid.

Quarter-finals
Ajax v Juventus (April 10 at Johan Cruijff Arena, April 16 at Allianz Stadium)
Liverpool v Porto (April 9 at Anfield, April 17 at Estadio attain Dragao)
Tottenham v Manchester City (April 9 at Spurs’ stadium, April 17 at Etihad)
Barcelona v Manchester United (April 10 at Primitive Trafford, April 16 at Nou Camp)
Semi-finals
Tottenham/Manchester City v Ajax/Juventus
Barcelona/Manchester United v Liverpool/Porto

Premier League leaders Manchester City will face Spurs Thrice in 11 days.

Their quarter-closing first-leg is over and over one amongst Spurs’ first games at their new stadium on 9 April, earlier than the return leg on 17 April and then their Premier League come across at Etihad Stadium on 20 April.

Manchester United’s plot sees a return to the Nou Camp for period in-between supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Twenty years after he scored a dramatic damage-time winner on the stadium of their 2-1 plot end over Bayern Munich within the 1999 Champions League closing.

‘Barcelona calm favourites to plot end’

Simon Gleave, head of sports actions evaluation, Gracenote

The head four closing teams – Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester City and Liverpool – in accordance to the Euro Membership Index all evaded every plenty of within the plot. These four are therefore the favourites to development to the semi-finals.

Juventus are estimated to own an 85% likelihood of knocking out Ajax and are the more than likely to attain the final four. Barcelona own 78% likelihood of getting past Manchester United, and Manchester City own 71% likelihood of taking away Tottenham Hotspur. Liverpool – FC Porto is the tightest taking a ogle of the four quarter-finals with Liverpool the favourites (68%) to circulate through.

Barcelona remain favourites to plot end the Champions League (38%), Juventus own a 24% likelihood of ending the season as the winners of the opponents, Manchester City are third favourites on 19% and Liverpool come next on 10%. The chance of an English team successful the opponents has dropped a exiguous to 35%.

Ajax v Juventus

Ajax are the most elementary Dutch aspect to attain the Champions League quarter-finals since PSV Eindhoven in 2006-07.

They’ve the youngest initiating XI within the opponents and timid Trusty Madrid with a 4-1 victory within the Spanish capital to attain the quarter-finals and pause Los Blanos’ 1,011-day reign as European champions.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who obtained the final three Champions League titles with Trusty, scored a hat-trick as Juventus overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit against Atletico Madrid.

The Italians are unbeaten of their final 10 meetings with Ajax, successful 5 of the final six matches between the perimeters.

Head to head:Performed: 12; Ajax: 2; Drawn: 4; Juventus 6

Liverpool v Porto

Liverpool, who misplaced the final 3-1 to Trusty Madrid final Would possibly honest, beat Bayern Munich on Wednesday to attain the final eight, while Portuguese champions Porto beat Roma.

This would perhaps well well even be a repeat of final season’s final-16 tie, which Jurgen Klopp’s aspect obtained 5-0 in mixture.

Porto own misplaced their final 5 two-legged knockout ties against English golf equipment and have not crushed English opposition in a knockout tie since Jose Mourinho’s aspect eliminated Manchester United within the 2003-04 Champions League en route to lifting the trophy.

Head to head:Performed: 6; Liverpool: 3; Drawn: 3; Porto: 0

Tottenham v Manchester City

Spurs reached the quarter-finals for the most elementary time since 2011 with a 4-0 mixture victory over Borussia Dortmund.

City eased into the final eight with a 7-0 dwelling plot end over Schalke, successful 10-2 on mixture.

City own misplaced every of their four games against English opponents in European opponents – twice against Chelsea in 1971 and twice against Liverpool in final season’s Champions League quarter-finals.

Head to head:First European meeting

Barcelona v Manchester United

Five-time European champions Barcelona thrashed Lyon 5-1 in midweek to attain the quarter-finals, while United was the most elementary team in Champions League and European Cup history to beat a 2-0 dwelling first-leg deficit.

Marcus Rashford scored a 94th-minute penalty as they beat Paris St-Germain 3-1.

United own obtained perfect one amongst their eight European Cup/Champions League meetings with Barcelona, losing every of their final two encounters within the 2009 and 2011 finals.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has scored 22 Champions League targets against English golf equipment; extra than any plenty of player within the opponents.

Head to head:Performed: 11; United: 3; Drawn: 4; Barcelona: 4

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