Champions League: When is the quarter-final draw and who can Chelsea play?

From the official Chelsea FC website:

Chelsea booked our place in the Champions League quarter-finals for the third successive season with a fantastic 2-1 aggregate victory over Borussia Dortmund. This is everything you need to know ahead of the draw for the last eight…

When and where is the Champions League quarter-final draw?

The Champions League quarter-final draw takes place at 11am on Friday 17 March 2023 from UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

How can I follow the Champions League quarter-final draw?

We will bring you news of the Blues’ opponents in the quarter-finals as soon as they are revealed, right here on the official Chelsea website, The 5th Stand app and across the club’s social media channels. 

The draw will be broadcast live on BT Sport in the UK. The draw will also be streamed on the UEFA and BT Sport website.

When are the Champions League quarter-final matches?

The Champions League quarter-final first legs will take place on Tuesday 11 April and Wednesday 12 April, with the second legs scheduled for Tuesday 18 April and Wednesday 19 April.

The draw for the semi-finals and final will take place straight after Friday’s quarter-final draw, so the path each team will need to navigate through the remainder of the competition to lift the trophy will be clear, including which side of the draw will be the designated home team for the final in Turkey.

When are the Champions League semi-final matches?

The semi-finals will then begin on 9 and 10 May, followed by the second legs on 16 and 17 May. The final is on Saturday 10 June at Istanbul’s Ataturk Stadium.

How does the Champions League quarter-final draw work?

It is a completely open draw for the remainder of this season’s competition, with no seedings and teams from the same country not kept apart, meaning Chelsea could face any one of the seven other sides who have qualified for the quarter-finals.

With no seedings to decide venues, which team gets home advantage in the first leg will also be determined by the luck of the draw in Nyon.

Who is in the Champions League quarter-final draw?

With many ties unresolved, this is where we stand at the moment:

  • Benfica
  • Tottenham/AC Milan
  • PSG/Bayern Munich
  • Porto/Inter Milan
  • Manchester City/RB Leipzig
  • Napoli/Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Real Madrid/Liverpool





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