Friday, March 14, 2008

UEFA Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draw

The draw for the quarter-finals are:

First Leg:

Roma v Manchester United. Tuesday, 1st April 2008.
Schalke 04 v Barcelona. Tuesday, 1st April 2008 .
Arsenal v Liverpool. Wednesday, 2nd April 2008.
Fenerbahce v Chelsea. Wednesday, 2nd April 2008.

Second Leg:

Chelsea v Fenerbahce. Tuesday, 8th April 2008.
Liverpool v Arsenal. Tuesday, 8th April 2008.
Barcelona v Schalke 04. Wednesday, 9th April 2008.
Manchester United v Roma. Wednesday, 9th April 2008.

The draw for the semi-finals are:

First leg:

Arsenal/Liverpool v Fenerbahce/Chelsea. Wednesday, 23rd April 2008.
Schalke 04/Barcelona v Roma/Manchester United. Wednesday, 23rd April 2008.

Second leg:

Fenerbahce/Chelsea v Arsenal/Liverpool. Wednesday, 30th April 2008
Roma/Manchester United v Fenerbahce/Chelsea. Wednesday, 30th April 2008.

Chelsea has got the relatively easier draw of all teams against outsiders Fenerbahce while Liverpool gets the toughest as it takes on current BPL leader Arsenal. Barca might fancy its chances against German club Schalke 04 while Man Utd must be wary of AS Roma who qualified for the quarters after defeating Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate. The stage is now set for the climax of one of the most electrifying events in world sports.

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