The draw will be the Friday
These are the eight qualifiers for the quarter-finals of the Champions League
Published:17/03/2016 - 00:49h
Updated:17/03/2016 - 13:22h
After knowing the past week that Madrid and PSG, together with Wolfsburgo and Benfica classified for the chambers of Champions, the Manchester City, Athletic of Madrid, Bayern of Munich and the FC Barcelona finish to add this Wednesday
Already they know the rivals for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League and the swords already find in high to offer us the best part of the tournament king of the continental football. The Barça already knows to the seven rivals, of which will touch him one in luck, in the draw that will make next Friday 18 March to the twelve in Nyon. These are Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Wolfsburgo, Benfica, Manchester City, Athletic of Madrid and Bayern of Munich.
-Real Madrid, everything to a letter
The white group directed by Zinedine Zidane will play it to him everything to the letter of the Champions, after being already desahuciado so much in Glass of the King as in the League BBVA. The merengues ensured his pass to chambers after winning by identical result to the of the meeting of gone (2-0) to a powerless Rome, that shot in several occasions to door during the first-half but did not have at all of luck of face to the goal, with the wet gunpowder.
-Paris Saint-Germain, the moment of the confirmation
After heaving his fourth Tie 1 consecutive, and establishing a new European record of precocity in the big leagues of the continent, the PSG of Laurent Blanc will look for to classify by first time for the semifinals of the tournament. The Frenchmen closed, this yes, his pass for chambers by third consecutive time with a big solvency against Chelsea of Guus Hiddink, a team come to less this season and that will not play the Champions the next season.
-Wolfsburgo, the disclosure that does not have at all of feeble
The group germano directed by Dieter Hecking ratified the 2-3 of the party of gone in Gent to go back to win this past Tuesday in Germany by 1-0, thanks to a goal of André Schürrle that served to close definitively the eliminatory and plant to the Wolfsburgo for the first time in his history in some chambers of Champions League. A team, the German, that perhaps do not have the same name that other teams that will find in the bass drum of the draw but that if it has a very competitive staff, led by men like Ricardo Rodríguez, Naldo, Julian Draxler (the big bet) and André Schürrle.
-Benfica, the "cenicienta" Portuguese that looks for to give the fright
The Portuguese won in Russia to the Zenith of St. Petersburg (1-2) in one of the eliminatory more equalised, although the ones of Villas-Boas were in principle favourites after a phase of groups in which they went the team that more points achieved of all the participants in the present edition of Champions. However, the leaders of the Portuguese league have the ex valencianista Jonas in the forward, Boot of Gold in this season, an authentic obrador of miracles. Besides, the ex barcelonista Grimaldo, the talentoso Adel Taarabt, Samaris or Pizzi are some of the dangerous players of a team that is, first of all, a difficult block to surpass.
-Manchester City, the redemption of Manuel Pellegrini
The English group, abocado to the crisis after announcing that Pep Guardiola would train to the team the next season, made history and classified for the first time for the quarter-finals of the Champions. And it did it after a tie insulso and ungraceful in front of the Dinamo of Kiev in the Etihad. The ones of Pellegrini cost of the 1-3 of the gone to close the eliminatory. In spite of the happiness by the classification, everything remained ensombrecido after the injuries of the central Kompany and Otamendi.
-Athletic of Madrid, with the but to keep on being competitive
The colchoneros led by Diego Pablo "Cholo" Simeone went back to colarse in the chambers of Champions League, where run the risk to be already a classical. The rojiblancos had an eliminatory loaded of emotion and tension in front of the PSV. A goal hit of Juanfran in the eighth launching of the batch of penaltis certified the pass of the Atleti to the chambers. The fans rojiblanca, to the equal that his team, had to suffer 130 minutes to be able to certify his pass of round in front of a rival that in a principle was a cenicienta and finish turning into the bad of the tale. However, the Madrilenian have a wide staff and form a group férreo and hard, somebody in front of which anybody wants to confront in an eliminatory.
-Bayern Of Munich, with the flower that always accompanies to Guardiola
The leader of the Bundesliga, always dangerous by his multimillionaire staff, had an eliminatory complicated in front of the Juventus. And it solved it with included referee's controversy, as after empatar to two in the Juventus Stadium finish winning to the bianconeri in the extention by four so many to two. But before, the Juve put zero to two in an Allianz Sand that turned away him to his team. And with this result, to the Italians cancelled them a legal goal that would have been the sentence of the team of Pep. However, and after a second time épico, the Bavarians went back to present credenciales to carry this Champions.
-FC Barcelona, the best team to a step of the history
The men of Luis Enrique present in these quarter-finals after vapulear to the Arsenal in the two meetings of eighth and giving a hit on of the table. The solidity of the team only breaks with the chispazos of magic of the attacker roller formed by Leo Messi, Neymar Júnior and Luis Suárez. But so that they work, the others eight footballers that accompany them have to be to a very high level, something that are sobradamente showing. It is by all this that the Barça is, beyond all doubt, the candidate number one of this League of Champions.