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Champions League Quarterfinals draw preview and live stream: Time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

UEFA Champions League Draw Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

The draw for the 2018 Champions League Quarterfinals will take place this Friday —12:00pm CET—. Real Madrid will face either Bayern, Barcelona, Manchester City, Roma, Sevilla, Juventus or Liverpool in the next round of the European competition.

Here’s some basic information via

When and where is the draw?

The UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on Friday 16 March. It will begin at 12:00CET, with the UEFA Europa League equivalent following at 13:00CET.

Who is in the draw?

Barcelona (ESP)

Bayern München (GER)

Juventus (ITA)

Liverpool (ENG)

Manchester City (ENG)

Real Madrid (ESP, holders)

Roma (ITA)

Sevilla (ESP)

Is there country protection?

No. This will be an open draw in which no teams are seeded and clubs from the same national association can be drawn against each other. The side drawn first will play the first leg at home.

How can you follow the draw?

It will be streamed live in the DrawCentre – with build-up beforehand and reaction to follow – with the best coverage also available throughout the day on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

When will the matches be played?

The first legs will be on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 April, with the returns on 10 and 11 April. The exact schedule will be confirmed in the afternoon of the draw.

What comes next?

Quarter-finals: 3/4 & 10/11 April

Semi-final draw: 13 April

Semi-finals: 24/25 April & 1/2 May

Final: Saturday 26 May, NSC Olimpiyskyi stadium, Kyiv

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