Champions League: Barcelona to face Atletico Madrid, PSG meet Man City

First-leg of quarter-final will be played on April 5


Reuters March 18, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

ZURICH: Holders Barcelona will face fellow Spaniards Atletico Madrid, runners-up two seasons ago, in the Champions League quarter-finals following the draw in Nyon on Friday.

Barca, bidding to become the first team to win the trophy two seasons in a row, will get the chance to avenge their defeat at the same stage two years ago when Atletico won 1-0 at home after a 1-1 away draw.

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Paris St Germain, who last reached the semi-finals in 1995, will face fellow big spenders Manchester City in the other outstanding tie, with the first leg at the Parc des Princes.

Ten-times champions Real Madrid were pitted against German side VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich will face Portugal's Benfica. Both Bundesliga teams will play the first legs at home.

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