Liverpool to face Benfica in the quarter-finals of the Champions League

The Champions League quarter-finals draw has taken place and here is who Liverpool will face!

This year's Champions League quarter-final draw had a lot of solid teams in the pot. Chelsea, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Benfica and Villarreal all qualified past the Round of 16 along with Liverpool.

With Liverpool still within a chance of winning every competition this season, Reds fans were hoping for a favourable draw.

The two teams that every club would've been hoping to get was Villarreal or Benfica and luckily Liverpool pulled one of them.

In this year's quarter-final, Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side will play Benfica.

The Reds will play the first leg at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica with the second leg being hosted at Anfield.

With the semi-final draw also happening at the same time, Liverpool found out who they could face if they advanced past Benfica.

The winner of Villarreal vs Bayern Munich will be Liverpool's opponents in the semi-finals if they can navigate a win against Benfica, if they do then the Reds will play the first leg of the semi-final at Anfield.

Finally, if Liverpool make it all the way to the final of the Champions League then they will be the home team at the Stade de France, meaning if the other team has a home kit that is red then they will have to wear a different strip to not clash with the Liverpool.

Here is the Champions League draw in full:


Chelsea vs Real Madrid

Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid

Villarreal vs Bayern Munich

Benfica vs Liverpool


Manchester City or Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea or Real Madrid

Benfica or Liverpool vs Villarreal or Bayern Munich

Share This Article