Manchester City To Face Tottenham, As Barcelona Draws United In Champions League Quarter Final
Manchester United will face Barcelona in the quarter-final of the Champions League while Tottenham faces Manchester City.
In other ties, last season finalists, Liverpool faces Porto while Ajax will face Juventus.
Barcelona famously defeated Manchester United in the finals of the 2009 and 2011 Champions League finals. Although Barcelona were initially drawn to be at home, they first leg will now take place at Old Thradford to accommodate City rivals Manchester City.
UEFA said ahead of the draw: “Manchester City and Manchester United will not be able to play at home on the same night, nor on consecutive nights, following a decision made by the relevant local authorities.
“Therefore, should both clubs be drawn at home in the same week, the team having finished lower in the domestic league the previous season – in this case Manchester United – will be reversed in accordance with the UEFA Club Competitions Committee principles.”
Here is the full draw:
Ajax vs Juventus
Liverpool vs Porto
Tottenham vs Manchester City
Barcelona vs Manchester United