UEFA Champions League Power Rankings: Manchester City, PSG and Bayern Munich lead the final eight Only eight teams remain in the competition and Manchester City are the best of the bunch age 31 174 cm. L foot. This season's favorite, Manchester City, faces the daunting prospect of going up against Europe's most lethal striker, 20-year-old Erling Haaland. Schalke sack their fourth coach of the season and their sporting director. We're now down to the final eight teams and every club in the quarterfinals will have realistic hopes of lifting European club football's most prestigious trophy on May 29 in Istanbul. PSG Eye Champions League Vengeance Against FC Bayern In Quarter-finals Bayern lifted the trophy in August last year when they defeated PSG 1 … R foot. The capital club will look to avenge their loss and put an end to the German giant’s incredible run in the competition this season as … Unidad Editorial Información Deportiva, S.L.U. Champions League 2020-2021 [ CL ] Paris SG formation [ system ] 23 Julian DRAXLER. Last updated on 23 August 2020 23 August 2020. Could Conor McGregor fight Finn Balor at WrestleMania 37? French powerhouse Lyon has won five straight titles and seven overall. “It’s going to be very complicated. Real Madrid looked back to its old best at times against Atalanta. Neymar and PSG will be hoping to go one better this seaosn. The Champions League has reached the quarterfinal stage after a round of 16 that saw, among other things, PSG oust Barcelona and Porto stun Juventus, … 35d Julien Laurens. Champions League quarterfinal draw: Bayern Munich to face PSG in repeat of 2020 final It was PSG's first ever appearance in the Champions League final and therefore closest they have come to European glory since the 2011 takeover by … It’s also on a 30-game unbeaten streak in the Champions League. Both sides have endured difficult domestic seasons so far -- Liverpool perhaps more so than its Spanish counterpart -- but the Champions League has provided some welcome respite. age 28 165 cm. Bayern Munich veteran Javi Martinez appeared on beIN Sports (as captured by PSG Talk) to discuss his squad’s upcoming Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain.. Martinez, of course, was wary of just how talented and hungry that PSG will be in the match-up. Champions League, PSG vs Barcelona: "Nothing Is Impossible" Against PSG, Says Ronald Koeman Barcelona were thrashed 4-1 in the first leg of the Champions League … Bayern Munich or Paris Saint-Germain vs. Manchester City or Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid or Liverpool vs. Porto or Chelsea, Champions League returns but not as you've seen it before, Thierry Henry tells CNN why he quit social media: 'It's not a safe place', Watch Roberto Martinez say it would be a 'big mistake' to boycott Qatar 2022, Women's UCL: How the women's game is being strengthened across Europe, Paul Stewart: Survivor of child sex abuse in football reflects on review of English FA. Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich meet in a re-run of last year’s showpiece in Lisbon to complete the draw. Champions League draw 2021: Quarter and semi finals. Zidane's relief: 'Only' five players left injured. "PSG are also a strong team who aspire to go all the way in the Champions League. The two-legged quarter-finals will take place on 6-7 and 13-14 April. It was PSG's first ever appearance in the Champions League final and therefore closest they have come to European glory since the 2011 takeover by Qatari Sports Investments (QSI), who pledged to build a club capable of winning the competition when they secured ownership. age 27 185 cm. Paris Saint-Germain and FC Bayern Munich will clash in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals in a rematch of last season’s final. Loneliness and isolation after a year living abroad amid COVID-19. 20 Layvin KURZAWA. R foot. age 28 182 cm. R foot 6 Marco VERRATTI. A Champions League draw with something for every football fan and probably all the better for keeping the two German teams and three English sides apart. This year, the capital club again advances past the … Real Madrid against Liverpool will be fascinating and, for all Porto's qualities, Chelsea boss Tuchel seems to have a route to another final, less than a year after guiding PSG there. Ousmane Dembele had two good chances to open the scoring but converted neither, while Keylor Navas turned Sergino Dest’s effort onto the crossbar. 24 Alessandro FLORENZI. Todos los derechos reservados. Few of Liverpool's defensive frailties were on show as Jurgen Klopp's team comfortably strolled past a dangerous RB Leipzig side, while Zinedine Zidane's Real started to show flashes of its potential in the 4-1 aggregate win over Atalanta. The final match up sees Tuchel's impressive Chelsea side take on Porto, which knocked out Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus in a thrilling round of 16 tie that went to extra time. PSG handed Lyon its only loss of the domestic season, 1-0 on Nov. 20 in Paris. Champions League final: Bayern Munich v PSG player ratings. 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Bayern has been in scintillating form in the Champions League and is currently enjoying a 19-game unbeaten streak, equaling its own longest run of games without defeat in the competition's history. The Norwegian wonderkid seems to break records every time he steps onto the pitch, scoring four more goals in Borussia Dortmund's thrilling 5-4 aggregate win over Sevilla to take his tally to 20 Champions League goals. 8 Leandro PAREDES. Bayern defeated PSG 1-0 behind closed doors in Lisbon last August to win their sixth European Cup and remain the team to beat in Europe, having won 18 and drawn one of their 19 games in the Champions League since the beginning of last season. age 30 173 cm. CNN Sans ™ & © 2016 Cable News Network. R foot. Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich will play a repeat of last season's Champions League final in the last eight following Friday's draw. In this part, we take a look at why this could be a bad draw for the defending champions. The official UEFA Champions League fixtures and results list UEFA.com works better on other browsers For the best possible experience, we recommend using Chrome , Firefox or Microsoft Edge . age 26 180 cm. But to get any further they will have to avenge their final defeat of last year, after Bayern dealt with Lazio in similarly resounding fashion. The Blues boast one of the most talented squads in Europe and after hiring a manager with Champions League credentials, fans may be quietly optimistic of adding another title to the one in claimed 2012. 27 Idrissa GUEYE. To have a chance, we must produce an almost perfect performance and … Chelsea has been one of Europe's form teams since the German took charge following Frank Lampard's dismissal, and most anticipated Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid would provide a much sterner test than it did. Does Pelé's Netflix documentary cement or damage his legacy? R foot. The last time PSG won away from home in the first leg of a Champions League, 2-0 at Manchester United in 2018, they ended up going out of the competition after losing 3-1 in Paris. After a run of three successive eliminations at the last-16 stage, this is the second year in a row that PSG have reached the quarter-finals, having eliminated Barcelona in comfortable fashion this month. Liverpool inflicted Real's heaviest defeat in Champions League history. Haaland has reached that number in just 14 games, considerably faster than any other player in the tournament's history. © Unidad Editorial Información Deportiva, S.L.U. In a repeat of last year's final, holders Bayern face French champions Paris St. Germain, while Dortmund have a … Revenge for last season's final defeat will be on the minds of Paris Saint-Germain after being drawn against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals. The Brazilian is back in training and new head coach Mauricio Pochettino will need all the firepower he can get if he is to go one better than predecessor Thomas Tuchel and lift the trophy that PSG's Qatari owners crave the most. Liverpool face old rivals Real Madrid in the Champions League … Pep Guardiola is yet to get close to winning the Champions League since moving to Manchester and he knows the pressure is on from the club's Emirati owners. 01:53 Live Liverpool v Madrid down the years. Paris Saint-Germain will be hoping to avoid deja-vu as it faces Bayern Munich in a repeat of last season's final. PSG does have cause for optimism, though, after comfortably dispatching Lionel Messi's Barcelona 5-2 on aggregate -- and all without star forward Neymar, who had a thigh injury. By The Associated Press March 9, 2021. Elsewhere, there will another final repeat -- this time of the 2018 final -- as 2019 champion Liverpool faces 13-time winner Real Madrid. The draw also pitted Premier League leaders Manchester City against Borussia Dortmund, with Chelsea set to play Porto in the other tie. Holder Bayern Munich will face the team it beat in last year's Champions League final in this season's quarterfinals after being paired with Paris Saint-Germain during Friday's draw. Of the eight survivors, only Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain aren't former champions and they're two of the bookmakers' favorites to lift the trophy. The final spot will go to either PSG or Sparta Prague, with the French club leading 5-0 going into the second leg on Wednesday. PSG enjoy Mbappe-inspired Champions League glory at Barcelona, though they know job is not done. City, however, has been in imperious form of late. UEFA Women's Champions League schedule: Barcelona-Man City, PSG-Lyon live stream, TV schedule, date, time UWCL quarterfinals kick off on Wednesday with some scintillating matchups On form alone, the dream final would have been City vs. Bayern, but that's impossible now they're in the same half of the draw. From the section European Football. The French club, playing in its first Champions League final, was narrowly beaten 1-0 courtesy of Kingsley Coman's winner last July. Bayern Munich take on Paris Saint-Germain in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.Both sides have had a few changes, most notably Mauricio Pochettino taking over PSG's helm from Thomas Tuchel in January. Real Madrid came out on top that day, winning 3-1, but in the only previous meeting between these two sides in a two-legged knockout tie. Paris Saint-Germain reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after seeing out an entertaining 1-1 draw at home to Barcelona, winning 5-2 on aggregate.. (CNN)It's crunch time in the Champions League. PARIS: Holders Bayern Munich will face last year's beaten finalists Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-finals of this season's Champions League, while Friday's draw for the last eight also threw up a clash between Liverpool and Real Madrid. The team sits 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League and cruised past Borussia Monchengladbach in the round of 16, winning 4-0 on aggregate while barely getting out of second gear. It was a positive start by Ronald Koeman’s men. Thomas Tuchel and Mateo Kovacic celebrate after beating Atletico. The UEFA Champions League quarter-finalists in profile. MATCHDAY: PSG-Barca; Liverpool-Leipzig in Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich will play a repeat of last season's Champions League final in the last eight following Friday's draw. Bayern lifted the trophy in August last year when they defeated PSG 1-0 thanks to a goal by Kingsley Coman, a youth product of the Parisian side. THE PSG … Last season Paris Saint-Germain reached the UEFA Champions League but fell to FC Bayern Munich in the final. UEFA.com gives a phonetic guide to the UEFA Champions League quarter-final contenders, ... Every strike from Paris Saint-Germain's 2020/21 Champions League campaign so far. Football: Bayern to face PSG, Real Madrid v Liverpool in Champions League last eight Bayern's Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in action during the UEFA Champions League in Munich, Germany, on March 17, 2021. News Champions League: Bayern draw PSG and Dortmund face City. PSG's Moise Kean center left, scores his side's third goal during the Champions League round of 16, first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Todos los derechos reservados. The first legs of the quarterfinals will take place on April 6 and 7, with the returns legs on April 13 and 14.