Champions League and Europa League quarterfinals: When is the draw?


The quarter finals of the Champions League and Europe League they are just around the corner. Therefore, in AmericanPost.News We have created a guide to keep fans well informed about these final instances of the two most important club tournaments in the world.

To begin with, the draw for the Champions League quarter-finals will take place on Friday, March 18 at 5:00 am Mexico time, and the balls will be drawn at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. The semi-finals will be drawn at the same time, meaning clubs and fans can plot their potential route to the final in Paris.

The Europa League quarter-final and semi-final draws will follow the Champions League draws at the same venue at 6:00 am Mexico time. Both draws can be followed on Sky Sports digital platforms.

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

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool beat Inter Milan. RB Leipzig are the only club to have secured a place in the Europa League quarter-finals.

Liverpool became the first English team to book their place in the Champions League round of 16 with a 2-1 aggregate victory over Italy’s Inter Milan, following Tuesday night’s second leg at Anfield.

They were joined by Bayern Munich, who defeated RB Salzburg with an 8-2 aggregate victory. The remaining games will be played over the next week, with Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United looking to join Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the quarter-finals.

The list of qualified teams are:

  • Liverpool
  • Bayern Munich
  • Manchester City or Sporting Lisbon
  • Real Madrid or PSG
  • Manchester United or Atletico Madrid
  • Ajax or Benfica
  • Juventus or Villarreal
  • Lille or Chelsea

How does the draw work?

The quarter-final and semi-final draws are ‘open’, so unlike the round of 16 draw, anyone can face any team in both stages, regardless of their country of origin or previous games this season.

Each quarter-final tie will be assigned a number between one and four, and those four balls will be used to draw the semi-final draw that follows the last eight pairings.

When are the remaining qualifiers?

The first legs of the quarterfinal ties will be played on April 5 and 6 with the second legs on April 12 and 13. The semifinals will begin on April 26 and 27 with the second legs on May 3 and 4. The Champions League final is on May 28 at the Stade de France in Paris.

Which teams are in the Europa League quarter-final draw?

RB Leipzig are the only club to have secured a place in the Europa League quarter-finals.

German club RB Leipzig are the only club to have secured a place in the quarter-finals of the Europe League after their round of 16 opponents Spartak Moscow were banned from European competition following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The rest of the round of 16 stage begins on Thursday night, with West Ham and Rangers flying the British flag at this stage of the competition.

David Moyes’s Hammers face Spanish club Sevilla away from home in the first leg on Thursday night, while Rangers host Red Star Belgrade at Ibrox later that night.

If the two British teams go through, they could draw Barcelona in the round of 16, should they defeat Turkish club Galatasaray in their round of 16 clash.

The list of contenders for the quarterfinals is:

  • RB Leipzig (already qualified)
  • Porto or Lyon
  • Real Betis or Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Seville or West Ham
  • Barcelona or Galatasaray
  • Rangers or Red Star Belgrade
  • Braga or Monaco
  • Atalanta or Bayer Leverkusen

How does the draw work?

The quarter-final and semi-final draws are ‘open’, so unlike the previous two rounds, anyone can face any team in both stages, regardless of their country of origin or previous matches this season.

Each quarter-final tie will be assigned a number between one and four, and those four balls will be used to draw the semi-final draw that follows the last eight pairings.

When are the remaining qualifiers?

The first leg of the quarterfinals will be played on April 7 and the second leg on April 14. The semifinals will begin on April 21 and 27 and the second leg on May 5. The final is May 18 in Seville.

The dates for the Champions League and Europa League quarter-finals are provisional and subject to change by UEFA.

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