OREANDA-NEWS On Friday, March 18, in Nyon, Switzerland, the draw for the quarterfinal stage of the 2021/22 Champions League Football playoffs took place. According to its results, the Spanish Real received Chelsea in London as rivals, and the English Liverpool — Portuguese Benfica. Manchester City (England) will hold a match with Atletico (Spain). Villarreal (Spain) will play Bayern Munich (Germany)

The first matches of this stage are scheduled for April 5 and 6. The return meetings will be held on April 12 and 13. The Champions League final, which was originally supposed to take place in St. Petersburg, will be held in France at the Stade de France in the suburbs of Paris.

It should be noted that the draw for the semi-final stage took place at the same time. Thus, the winner of the Chelsea — Real Madrid confrontation will meet someone from the Manchester City — Atletico pair, and the winners of the Villarreal — Bayern and Benfica — Liverpool pairs will play each other.