Spanish And German Giants Kept Apart In Champions League Quarter-Finals Draw
MUNICH (Sporting Alert) — Barcelona have been drawn to face French side Paris St Germain in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals draw released on Friday.
Barcelona delivered a stunning display when beating AC Milan 4-0 in the second leg of their last-16 clash – taking the aggregate 4-2 after losing the first leg tie 2-0.
The game will see PSG’s striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic coming up against his former bosses.
The last time PSG were in the quarter-finals they face Barcelona.
Fellow Spanish La Liga outfits Real Madrid, which dumped Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester United from the tournament, have been drawn to tackle Galatasaray, who will feature two players who played under current Madrid boss Jose Mourinho.
They are former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who won the tournament with the Blues last season and ex-Inter midfielder Wesley Sneijder, who also won the title during Mourinho’s time at the Italian Serie A side.
Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo scored in both legs to help Real Madrid see off the EPL side and moved closer to winning the European crown again.
Elsewhere, German leaders Bayern Munich setup a date with Serie A defending champions and leaders Juventus, a game that will see the battle of attack v defense.
Borussia Dortmund will play Spanish side Malaga.
There are no Barclays Premier League side left in the tournament, a massive disappointment for the supporters of English football.
Champions League quarter-finals:
Malaga v Dortmund
Real Madrid v Galatasaray
PSG v Barcelona
Bayern Munich v Juventus