The Champions League quarter finals kick off this Tuesday, with the aggregate winner of each matchup moving on to the semifinal round later this month.
Tuesday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 13 Matchups:
Benfica vs. Liverpool: Benfica comes off an upset of Ajax to make it to quarterfinals. They are up against Liverpool, who look to make quick work of the young squad as they journey to another Champions League title.
Manchester City vs. Atletico Madrid: After squeaking by Manchester United with the deciding goal at Old Trafford, Atletico Madrid is going to the other side of Manchester to face the citizens who find themselves looking for a challenge. City took down Sporting 5-0 in the round of 16.
Wednesday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 12 Matchups:
Chelsea vs. Real Madrid: Led by Karim Benzema, who scored a hat trick in the matter of 17 minutes versus the Parisians, Real Madrid now face off against Chelsea. Chelsea has remained focused on the pitch and look to keep their spirit alive in this quarterfinal match up.
Villarreal vs. Bayern Munich: In an upset, Unai Emery led Villarreal past the Italian giants Juventus in the second leg of the Round of 16. They hope to keep this momentum against a Bayern Munich side that put in 7 goals against RB Salzburg in the previous round.