- Europe’s elite clubs discover opponents for quarter-finals for Champions League and Europa League.
- Spanish giants and defending champions Real Madrid drawn against Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.
- Manchester United takes on Anderlecht in Europa after winning 1-0 last night at Old Trafford.
As the Champions League reaches the lucrative stages, the big guns raring to go as the draws have been made a few minutes back. And it can’t get any better when defending champions and Primera Liga table toppers Real Madrid were drawn against Germany giants Bayern Munich by Uefa competitions director Giorgio Marchetti.
Marchetti who was joined on stage by 1984 winner Ian Rush, also drew Spanish superpowers Barcelona against Italian giants Juventus. See full draws below;
- Atletico Madrid vLeicester City
- Borussia Dortmund v Monaco
- Bayern Munich v Real Madrid
- Juventus v Barcelona
The First legs will be played on April 11 & 12 while Second legs will be played on 18 & 19 2017
UNITED IN EUROPA ACTION
Meanwhile the draws for the Europa Quarters were drawn too and Manchester United who are now favourites to win the title were drawn against Belgium’s Anderlecht and will play the first leg away after beating Russian side FC Rostov 1-0 at Old Trafford last night courtesy of a Juan Mata Goal.
Last night’s game in which manager Mourinho complained of fixture pile also saw world record buy Paul Pogba walk off early second half with a Hamstring injury he pulled just seconds into the second half and will now be out of action at for least a week. Daley Blind also had a concussion and was withdrawn too.
Full Europa Quarter-Finals draw to be played on April 13 & 20 2017.
- Anderlecht v Manchester United
- Celta Vigo v Genk
- Ajax v Schalke
- Lyon v Besiktas