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UEFA Champions League quarterfinals draw unveiled

18 Mar 2023, 02:05 GMT+10

BERLIN, March 17 (Xinhua) -- The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals draw was unveiled on Friday, with defending champion Real Madrid taking on Chelsea and a match-up between Manchester City and Bayern Munich.

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will take on the Spaniard's former club Bayern, while holders Real Madrid faces Chelsea, one of five of Carlo Ancelotti's ex-sides in the draw. The winners of those ties will meet in the semifinals.

The other half of the draw sees three Italian teams face off. Seven-time European champions AC Milan will take on Serie A leaders Napoli, and whoever emerges from that tie will meet the winner between Inter and Benfica.

Following are the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal draw:

Real Madrid (Spain) vs Chelsea (England)

Benfica (Portugal) vs Inter (Italy)

Man City (England) vs Bayern (Germany)

Milan (Italy) vs Napoli (Italy)

The first leg matches are scheduled on April 11 and 12 and the returning legs are to be held on April 18 and 19.

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