Champions League – Juve-Real was the final of last season when the Spanish club won 4-1. But the team of Massimiliano Allegri is the last one to have eliminated it, during the semifinals 2015.
This gigantic meeting, which will see the return of Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane to Turin where he played, will put an Italian club twice finalist in three years to the double-winner of the Spanish title.
The shock in the shock will pit two sacred monsters. On the bianconero side, the goalkeeper and captain Buffon command an undefeated team and have conceded only 5 goals in 25 games in all competitions. Merengue side, Cristiano Ronaldo, spared this weekend, arrives launched with 23 achievements on its last 13 outings (club and selection).
In the shadow of this poster will be held at the same time Sevilla-Bayern, a priori more unbalanced: the constellation of Munich are in their seventh straight quarter, when the Andalusians without big star compete in their first quarter-final of C1 since 1958…
But mistrust: Spain do not succeed at Bayern who lost during his last five trips to the peninsula, and Seville was already not favorite against Manchester United, which he eliminated in the round of 16 (0-0, 2-1) …
Formal question, the Germans Jupp Heynckes impressed by spying Dortmund 6-0, while the Sevillans Vincenzo Montella almost beat Barça (which equalized 2-2 in extremis).
Sevilla – Bayern Munich
(8:45 pm) Liverpool – Manchester City
Continuation of the calendar:
Quarter-finals return: April 10th and 11th
Semi-final draw: April 13
Semi-finals: go on April 24th and 25th, return on May 1st and 2nd
Final: May 26 in Kiev