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Champions League draw: March 16

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Chelsea face Benfica. (©GettyImages)
Chelsea face Benfica. (©GettyImages).

Chelsea have been drawn against Benfica in this season's Champions League quarter-finals.

Following Wednesday's memorable European night at Stamford Bridge, which saw the Blues overturn a 3-1 first leg deficit against Napoli with a 4-1 victory over the Italian outfit after extra-time, Roberto Di Matteo's side will travel to Portugal to face a side that topped their group shared by Manchester United.

Cypriot side APOEL have been drawn against Real Madrid, and Marseille will face Bayern Munich.

Holders Barcelona face a difficult tie with AC Milan, who progressed from the last round at the expense of Arsenal.

If Chelsea progress against Benfica they will face either Milan or Barcelona in the semi-finals.

Quarter-final first leg ties will be played on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th March, with the second legs scheduled for Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th April.
 



Champions League Quarter Final draw in full


APOEL FC v Real Madrid

Marseille v Bayern Munich

Benfica v CHELSEA

AC Milan v Barcelona

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