Manchester United are looking forward to the clash with FC Barcelona

Heather Diaz
March 16, 2019

Jose Mourinho says he would relish the prospect of two all-English Champions League quarterfinals, ahead of the draw for the competition at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday.

The objective for all is the same: reach the Champions League final in Madrid on 1st June at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.

The winners of Tottenham v Man City will take on the winners of Ajax v Juventus, while the winners of Man United v Barcelona will play the winners of Liverpool v Barcelona. If Real Madrid had progressed as was expected, Cristiano Ronaldo would have made a return to his old club.

"50 per cent of the teams left are English and they are showing the strength of their league".

In 2006/07 Liverpool oversaw a convincing 4-0 aggregate triumph over PSV, then beat rivals Chelsea on penalties, but AC Milan got revenge in the final.

Leicester are learning the ropes under Brendan Rodgers and while I like the squad, and the manager encourages exciting football that could see them fly at some point, it's still early days.

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"In accordance with paragraph 21.01 (b) of the UEFA Champions League regulations, the UEFA administration will determine which matches will be played on Tuesday, which matches on Wednesday".

The club's one and only appearance was back in 2010/11, the season in which Gareth Bale lit up the European scene with two stunning group stage games against Inter Milan.

The Cottagers have also lost all ten matches against the top-six teams this season, including a 2-0 defeat at Anfield in November, and Parker was full of praise for Jurgen Klopp's side.

The dates have now been confirmed for Liverpool's Champions League quarter-final tie against FC Porto. The clubs clashed again in the final at Wembley in 2011, with Barca winning 3-1 on that occasion. It's definitely up there with United's most dazzling nights under the lights.

Of late, he's had a bit of an eye for goal - notching two in the recent thrashing of Watford, as well as the vital second goal in the Reds' win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

"City don't like playing Liverpool and we saw that in the way they approached the game at Anfield this season", states Aldridge of the side who are now one point ahead of the Reds in a tight Premier League title race.

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