The European champions will probably tackle a well-recognized foe after 4 of the strongest golf equipment left within the competitors have been drawn in the identical half
European champions Lyon are set to face Paris Saint-Germain within the quarter-finals of the Girls’s Champions League, whereas Manchester Metropolis tackle Barcelona.
PSG’s place within the final eight just isn’t but confirmed, however they’re 5-Zero up from the primary leg of their last-16 tie in opposition to Sparta Praha and in a snug place to make it by to the following spherical. The winner of that doubtlessly all-French tie will then tackle both Man Metropolis or Barcelona within the semi-finals.
Within the different half of the draw, Chelsea play Wolfsburg in a tie that may see Pernille More durable, final yr’s Purpose 50 winner and the most costly girls’s footballer of all time, face her former membership.
The ultimate quarter-final pits Swedish aspect Rosengard in opposition to Bayern Munich, who at present prime the Frauen-Bundesliga desk. Each wish to attain the semi-finals for simply the second time.
When will the ties be performed?
The primary legs of the quarter-finals will probably be performed on March 23 and 24, with the second legs to observe every week later, throughout March 31 and April 1. The one excellent last-16 sport, the second leg of PSG’s conflict with Sparta, will probably be performed on March 17.
The semi-finals will then happen on April 24 and 25, and Might 1 and a couple of, earlier than the ultimate is performed in Gothenburg on Might 16.
Who’re the favourites?
Winners of the Champions League title for the final 5 years, Lyon are the favourites to go all the way in which as soon as once more this yr, regardless of some shut matches with Juventus and Brondby within the earlier two rounds.
As for the primary challengers, PSG have crushed their greatest rivals already this season and are giving the French champions one of many hardest title races of current years this season.
Barcelona, in the meantime, are flying on the prime of the Primera Division in Spain and are wanting very robust this yr, whereas each Man Metropolis and Chelsea have constructed squads able to competing for the largest trophy in Europe.
Final yr’s runners-up, Wolfsburg are having a tough yr. After More durable’s departure in the summertime, they’ve suffered many key accidents and will concede their league title to Bayern Munich for the primary time since 2016.
What’s the full draw?
Quarter-finals: Bayern Munich vs Rosengard, Sparta Praha/PSG vs Lyon, Barcelona vs Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea vs Wolfsburg
Semi-finals: Sparta Praha/PSG or Lyon vs Barcelona or Manchester Metropolis, Bayern Munich or Rosengard vs Chelsea or Wolfsburg