All 5 former Champions League winners had been put into the same half of the draw on Friday, establishing a doable semifinal pairing between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Chelsea and Bayern Munich will whittle down one aspect of the draw to succeed in the ultimate on Aug. 23 on the Stadium of Light in Lisbon.
The different aspect will between three-time finalist Atletico Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Atalanta and Leipzig.
The quarterfinal matches shall be performed on 4 straight evenings from Aug. 12-15 at a mini-tournament in Portugal. The semifinals are scheduled for Aug. 17-18.
Four quarterfinalists are nonetheless to be decided, all of them involving the previous champions. Juventus and Lyon will full their spherical of 16 conferences subsequent month in Turin. The winner of the two-leg sequence will play both Real Madrid or Manchester City in the quarterfinals.
City leads Real 2-1 heading into the return leg on the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, whereas Lyon defends a one objective lead when it travels to face Juve in Turin.
Barcelona and Napoli even have a sport to play in Spain earlier than heading to Portugal. Barca drew 1-1 at Napoli in the primary leg.
The winner will face both Bayern Munich or Chelsea in the quarterfinals. Bayern is a robust favourite to make the final eight having overwhelmed Chelsea 3-Zero at Stamford Bridge in the primary match.
Those 4 excellent video games shall be performed on Aug. 7 and eight, hosted by the house groups: Barcelona, Bayern, Juventus and Man City.
The different half of the draw was far more easy with all 4 quarterfinals set earlier than the Corona Virus pandemic shut down European soccer.
Leipzig will face Atletico Madrid, and debutant Atalanta will tackle Paris Saint-Germain. The winners will meet in the semifinals.
The single-leg quarterfinals and semifinals had been each drawn Friday, placing Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates on track to fulfill Messi and Barcelona.