Following the conclusion of the 16-match round of the UEFA Champions League 2020–21, eight teams have qualified for the next stage of the competition. The UCL 2020-21 quarter-final draw will be held on March 19, 2021 (Friday) at the UEFA Head-Quarters in Neon, Switzerland. Several big names made it to the final eight of the tournament. Ahead of the quarter-final draw, here is everything you need to know. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo Miss Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in 16 years.
Three teams from England, two from Germany and one each from Portugal, Spain and France made it to the quarter-finals of the competition. It will be the first time in 16 years that neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Lionel Messi have made it to the final eight of the Premier European tournament as Barcelona and Juventus were ruled out following poor performances.
When and where to watch the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw?
The 2020-21 UCL quarter-final draw will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday (March 19, 2021) and is scheduled to begin at 04:30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) and 11:00 pm GMT. (04:00 PM ET). The draw will be broadcast live on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD channels in India. SonyLiv will live-stream Sony Sports’ OTT platform live with the official website of the UEFA Champions League.
Which teams have qualified for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in 2020-21?
A total of eight teams, three from England, two from Germany and one each from Portugal, Spain and France have made it to the quarter-finals. The following teams have qualified for the last eight
- Bayern Munich (GER)
- Borussia Dortmund (GER)
- Chelsea (England)
- Liverpool (England)
- Manchester City (England)
- Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
- Porto (POR)
- Real Madrid (ESP)
How does the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw work?
Unlike the round of 16 draws, there is no seed planting in place and country security will not apply at this level as well. Therefore any team can be drawn against any side, whether it has played in the group stages or is from the same national association.
When is the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League quarter-final match?
The first leg of the 2019-20 UCL quarter-final matches will be played on 6 and 7 April 2021 while the second leg will be played on 13 and 14 April 2021. The kick-off time for all matches is expected to be 01: 30 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) and 21:00 CET.
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