The contract of qualifiers for the 8th round of the Champions League has been completed with the qualification of Bayern Munich and Barcelona, so that the picture is fully clear regarding the quarter-final matches scheduled to be held from a single elimination match in Lisbon, Portugal.
Bayern Munich’s qualification came at the expense of Chelsea after winning the first leg of the last 16 away at Stamford Bridge by 3-0, before re-defeating the Blues at the Allianz Arena in Munich, 4-1.
As for Barcelona, they qualified for the quarter-finals at the expense of Napoli, Italy, after they tied 1-1 in the first-leg match that was held at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, before the Blaugrana beat their guests at Camp Nou in the second leg by 3-1.
They were preceded by Manchester City, who beat his opponent in the final price, Real Madrid, back and forth, with the same score 2-1, and Lyon, the French, booked his seat in Lisbon after his first-leg victory over Juventus, Italy, with a clean goal, before losing the second leg. Two goals for a goal, and qualify thanks to scoring a goal outside his field.
Spain’s Atletico Madrid also booked its ticket to the quarter-finals after dawning a surprise by disqualifying defending champion Liverpool, after winning the first leg at home, Wanda Metropolitano, with a clean goal, before re-defeating the Reds in the second leg at Anfield after extra time.
The German RB Leipzig imposed its dominance over Tottenham by winning back and forth at home with a clean goal to book its place among the top eight, joining Italian Atalanta, who hit Valencia 4-1 home in Italy and 4-3 home in Spain, and Paris San French German, who was able to compensate for his defeat by two goals in Germany by winning two goals for nothing in the Princes’ Park in the French capital to qualify for the aggregate of the two matches 3-2.
The round of 8 matches and their dates
- Atalanta v Paris Saint-Germain (12 August)
- Leipzig v Atlético de Madrid (13 August)
- Bayern Munich v Barcelona (14 August)
- Manchester City v Lyon (15 August)