Preview: UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal match ups; check out


Preview: The UEFA Champions League draw was held yesterday with the last 8 teams finding out their opponents, as we look forward to a set of exhilarating encounters next month.
The Quarterfinalists for this season for the Champions League are Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Porto and Chelsea.
Before the excitement and magic unfolds, we will provide a preview on the expectations from the 4 matches to take place.
Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund
ImageWe start off with one of the most-high profile matches as the Premier League table toppers face the ever-impressive Borussia Dortmund. This encounter is sure to be a great extravaganza.
Borussia Dortmund reached this stage by sending Sevilla out 5-4 on aggregate over 2 riveting leg of matches which included a Håland hattrick.
Manchester City eased past Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-0 in the tie to book their place in the quarters.
If one side has the magic of Gündogan, Mahrez and Jesus, the German side have the duo of Håland and Sancho along with the immaculate Marco Reus to contend with.
A thriller awaits us on 6th April.
FC Porto vs Chelsea
ImageA surprise package is in store as the Portuguese side go toe to toe against the London team.
Porto sent Juventus packing to reach the last 8 while Chelsea worked hard to go past Atlético Madrid to reach this stage of the competition.
Tuchel’s arrival has seen a positive effect on the Blues as they have been unbeaten in all competitions since he took over the mantle.
Porto and Chelsea have a set of players who are industrious and tactically head strong which will help them in this crucial tie.
Can Porto continue their dream run or will the Chelsea hurdle dash their hopes?
Bayern Munich vs Paris Saint-Germain
ImageA repeat of the 2020 Champions League final beckons in the third quarterfinal as the holders, Bayern Munich play Paris Saint Germain.
The Bavarians have played their football on another level this season. City boss, Pep Guardiola cited in a recent presser that Bayern were the best team across Europe even through his side were going through a 20- match winning streak. The attacking play along with the talent available to the German side makes them once the team to beat.
Paris Saint Germain have had their difficulties but overcome them without the novelty in Neymar, who missed the Round of 16 ties against Barcelona due to injuries.
His return will only provide more spark than required to this contest.
Bayern beat Lazio to reach this stage while Paris Saint Germain sent Barcelona packing to proceed.
Who will take the spoils? Enjoy the live action to know.
Real Madrid vs Liverpool
ImageThis has to be the standout fixture amongst all the four ones. A history laden clash between two top European sides as Real Madrid play the champions of England, Liverpool in the last quarterfinal.
The 2018 Champions League final was between these two sides in which Los Blancos came out victorious. Liverpool will look to avenge the loss this time around.
Both teams have been patient in their road to this stage of the Champions League. Liverpool beat RB Leipzig to get here while Real Madrid sent a determined Atalanta side home to qualify.
This is a resilience filled fixture as the two sides have not been at their best in the domestic leagues especially Liverpool, but that has not affected their judgement and work ethics as they have dished out consistent performances on the road in the Champions League this season.
A match for the ages is ensured when the two sides are up against each other.
Four absolute mind-boggling matches are in store as we gear up for this season’s Quarterfinals of the Champions League. Do stay tuned for all the action.

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