When is the Champions League 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.

Where to watch 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-finals?

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.

When is the Champions League semi-final draw?

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-finals?

The semi-finals will then begin on 9 and 10 May, followed by the second legs on 16 and 17 May.

When and where is the Champions League final?

The 2023 Champions League final will be played on Saturday 10 June in the Turkish capital Istanbul, at the 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?

Following the conclusion of the last round-of-16 ties on Wednesday evening, the seven other teams confirmed in the draw for the quarter-finals are:

  • AC Milan
  • Bayern Munich
  • Benfica
  • Inter Milan
  • Manchester City
  • Napoli
  • Real Madrid

Chelsea’s 2023 Champions League squad

With restrictions on the total number of players clubs are allowed to register for the Champions League, and new players who can be added for the knockout stages, the following 25 players make up Chelsea’s List A for the remainder of the competition:

Kepa Arrizabalaga

Enzo Fernandez

Thiago Silva

N’Golo Kante

Mateo Kovacic

10 Christian Pulisic

11 Joao Felix

12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek

13 Marcus Bettinelli

14 Trevoh Chalobah

15 Mykhailo Mudryk

16 Edouard Mendy

17 Raheem Sterling

19 Mason Mount

20 Denis Zakaria

21 Ben Chilwell

22 Hakim Ziyech

23 Conor Gallagher

24 Reece James

26 Kalidou Koulibaly

28 Cesar Azpilicueta

29 Kai Havertz

30 Carney Chukwuemeka

32 Marc Cucurella

33 Wesley Fofana





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