JUVE IN SEMI-FINALS REPEAT
Juventus has been drawn against Borussia Dortmund in the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions’ League in what will be a repeat of last season’s semi-finals.
Dortmund progressed through to the final with a 2-0 aggregate win over Juventus last season and will be hoping to do the same again this season en route to the Berlin final.
The Germans, who knocked out Manchester City once again in the Last 16, are currently sitting second in the Bundesliga meanwhile Juve are 1st in Serie A.
Leading the Bundesliga is Bayern Munich who will take on the great Real Madrid after dumping Metalist Kharkiv out of the competition with a 7-1 win on aggregate.
FC Bayern Munich
– Real Madrid
‘Los Merengues’ knocked out a less than impressive AC Milan side 4-1 over both legs but will have to prepare for a much sterner test from the Champions’ League holders.
After defeating Celtic 2-1 on aggregate in the ‘Battle of Britain’, Arsenal will face an even more familiar foe in the form of Manchester United.
The two English giants have been less than impressive in the Barclays Premier League but have been flawless in Europe.
The final game of the quarter finals first leg comes at the Stade Louis II as FC Porto travel to face AS Monaco after defeating old boss Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea team 7-3 on aggregate.
– FC Porto
Porto will be hoping the sight of old friends will again result in victory for ‘Os Dragoes’ as they face Ricardo Carvalho, Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao in the repeat of the 2004 Champions’ League final.