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When is the Champions League quarter and semi-finals draw and how to watch it?


The next stage on the road to the final (Picture: Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

The final eight teams of this season’s Champions League competition have been decided, with some of Europe’s biggest clubs still in the running.

A number of football titans have already fallen, with the round of 16 seeing the likes of Manchester United, PSG and Juventus knocked out in their pursuit of Europe’s top football honour.

But what teams are left in the competition, when is the draw for the quarter and semi-finals and how can you watch it in the UK?

Here is everything you need to know…

Which teams are left in the Champions League?

The last eight teams in the 2021/2022 Champions League tournament are:

  • Atletico Madrid
  • Bayern Munich
  • Benfica
  • Chelsea
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester City
  • Real Madrid
  • Villareal

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When is the Champions League quarter and semi-finals draw?

The draw will take place Friday, March 18 at 11am UK time, and will be held in Nyon, Switzerland.

Manchester United legend Mikael Silvestre will be conducting the draw.

The draw will decide which teams will face each other in the quarter-finals, as well as set the ties for the semi-finals and determine the ‘home’ team for the final.

It is an open draw, meaning that any team can be drawn against any other team.

How to watch the Champions League draw in the UK

The draw will be broadcast live on BT Sport, as well as being available to stream on UEFA’s website.

If you have a BT Sport subscription, you’ll also be able to stream the draw online or through the BT Sport app.

Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea are the defending champions this year (Picture: Aurelien Meunier/UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

When will the fixtures take place?

The quarter-finals, semi-finals and final are set to take place on the following dates:

Quarter-finals

  • First legs: April 5 and 6
  • Second legs: April 12 and 13

Semi-finals

  • First legs: April 26 and 27
  • Second legs: May 3 and 4

Final

The final will be held at Stade de France in Paris.

It was originally set to take place at the Gazprom Arena in St Petersburg, Russia but UEFA made the decision to relocate after President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine.

Paris’ Stade de France will host the final in May (Picture: Getty)

In a statement the UEFA said:

‘UEFA wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to French Republic President Emmanuel Macron for his personal support and commitment to have European club football’s most prestigious game moved to France at a time of unparalleled crisis.

‘Together with the French government, UEFA will fully support multi-stakeholder efforts to ensure the provision of rescue for football players and their families in Ukraine who face dire human suffering, destruction and displacement.’


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