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Champions League quarter-final draw: Chelsea draw Real Madrid, Man City to face Atletico Madrid, Liverpool get Benfica

The organizers of the UEFA Champions League, one of the most prestigious football competitions in the World, have just released the quarter-final draw.

 

Current champions,  Chelsea will play Real Madrid while Manchester City have been drawn La Liga champions,  Atletico Madrid.

 

“It’s a tough one,” said Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel. “The challenge couldn’t be much higher, playing the second leg in the Bernabeu with spectators. It’s a big challenge and a big excitement around this match and this fixture. We know what’s coming and it will be an exciting match and a tough challenge.”

 

Liverpool, who beat Italian champions Inter Milan to progress from the last 16, will face Portuguese side Benfica.

 

The other quarter-final tie sees Spanish side Villarreal take on Bayern Munich

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