Champions League Quarterfinal Draw: Real Madrid-Juventus Among Top Matchups

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo

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Introducing: European soccer’s current great eight.

The UEFA Champions League quarterfinal draw was held Friday morning in Nyon, Switzerland, with the last teams standing learning their respective fates in the next round of the competition.

Two-time defending champion Real Madrid will face Juventus in a matchup, which also represents a rematch of last season’s final.

FC Barcelona will meet AS Roma in another series involving teams based in Spain and Italy, respectively.

Bayern Munich will take on Sevilla, the team that unexpected dumped Manchester United out of competition in a round-of-16 upset.

An all-England affair highlights the quarterfinals with Liverpool squaring off against runaway Premier League leader Manchester City.

Champions League quarterfinal schedule (home team listed first):
First legs
April 3
Juventus vs. Real Madrid
Sevilla vs. Bayern Munich

April 4
Barcelona vs. Roma
Liverpool vs. Manchester City

Second legs
April 10
Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Roma vs. Barcelona

April 11
Bayern Munich vs. Sevilla
Real Madrid vs. Juventus

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