UCL 1/4 Draw: Manchester United faces Barcelona, as Spurs Contend with City
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UCL: Manchester United faces Barcelona, as Spurs Contend with City
The quarterfinals of the Uefa Champions League draw was held on Friday at Nyon Switzerland and Former English Premier League Champions Manchester United appeared to have a most difficult draw.
The Reds Devil were drawn against tournament favourites and current Spanish League leaders Barcelona.
Manchester United have won just once European/ Champions league match last 8 matches against the Catalans with 4 draws and 3 losses.
The last defeat of United came in 2009 and 2011 finals.
Another fierce draw saw two English premier league side Tottenham Hotspurs and league leaders Manchester City facing each other.
The Citizens have lost each of their four games against English opponents in European competition – twice against Chelsea in 1971 and twice against Liverpool in 2018.
Juventus who rallied back to thrashed Atletico Madrid will take on Real Madrid conqueror Ajax Amsterdam, while last year runners up Liverpool will trade tackles with FC Porto.
Meanwhile, the draw for the Semifinal was also determined with the winner between Barcelona/ Manchester United faces the winner between Liverpool and Porto, Semi final two will see winner between Tottenham/Manchester City tackles Juventus/ Ajax Amsterdam.
The matches are scheduled :
9/10 April: Quarter-finals, first leg
16/17 April: Quarter-finals, second leg
30 April/1 May: Semi-finals, first leg
7/8 May: Semi-finals, second leg
Saturday 1 June: Final – Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid