The draw was as follows:
Milan x Napoli (A purely Italian confrontation due to the opening of the lottery and allowing confrontations between clubs from the same country).
Manchester City x Bayern Munich (It will be the first time that the two teams meet in the knockout stages of the main continental competition, which Bayern won 6 times, the last of which was in 2020, while City is looking for its first coronation in it.)
Benfica x Inter (They played together once before, in the final in 1965 and in the European Union Cup (named for the UEFA Europa League in 2004)
Real Madrid x Chelsea (A repeat match from last season’s quarter-finals).
In the semi-finals, the winner of the Milan and Napoli match will face the winner of the Benfica and Inter match, and the winner of the Real Madrid and Chelsea match will face the winner of the Man City and Bayern Munich match.
The presence of former Dutch star Patrick Clevert to participate in the draw. As one of the title winners with Ajax in 1995.
– The draw ceremony officially started in the presence of Turkish Hamid Alententop, given that the final will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.
The first-leg matches will be held in the quarter-finals on April 11 and 12, and the return matches will be held on April 18 and 19. In the semi-finals, the first-leg matches will be held on May 9 and 10, with the return matches to be played within The same role on the 16th and 17th of May as well.
The following teams qualified for the quarter-finals:
Napoli, Real Madrid, Benfica, Bayern Munich, Inter, Milan, Manchester City, Chelsea.