The UEFA Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draw took place on Friday, and the eight teams left in the competition have learned who they will be facing in the last 8 of Europe’s premier club football competition.
AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Benfica, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester City, Napoli, and Real Madrid are the eight teams who have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Real Madrid, who are the defending Champions League winners, will square off with Premier League side Chelsea in the quarter-finals. Real Madrid booked their place in the quarter-finals after getting the better of another Premier League side, Liverpool, in the round of 16. Chelsea, meanwhile, sealed their spot in the quarter-finals after edging out Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16.
Manchester City have been drawn against German behemoths Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals. Bayern Munich qualified for the quarter-finals after securing a 3-0 aggregate win over Paris Saint-Germain in the round-of-16. Manchester City, meanwhile, sealed quarter-final qualification with an 8-1 aggregate win over RB Leipzig.
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Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Napoli vs Milan, Inter vs Benfica
Napoli, who have been in red-hot form this season, have been pitted against AC Milan in the quarter-finals. The two Italian sides will go head to head for a place in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Napoli and AC Milan are not the only Italian teams to have qualified for the UCL quarter-finals. Inter Milan have also qualified for it, and they will take on Benfica in a two-legged tie for a place in the last 4 of the competition.
The semi-final draw also took place on Friday. The winners of Real Madrid vs Chelsea and Manchester City vs Bayern Munich ties will clash in the semi-finals of the competition.
In the other semi-final, it will be a clash between the winners of the Benfica vs Inter Milan tie and the Napoli vs AC Milan tie. That means one of Benfica, Inter Milan, Napoli, and AC Milan will make it to the final of Champions League 22/23.
The UEFA Champions League 22/23 Quarter-Final Draw in Full:
Real Madrid vs Chelsea
Benfica vs Inter
Manchester City vs Bayern Munich
AC Milan vs Napoli
The UEFA Champions League 22/23 Semi-Final Draw in Full:
Real Madrid/Chelsea vs Manchester City/Bayern Munich
Benfica/Inter vs AC Milan/Napoli