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Champions League draw: City/Real to face Juve/Lyon

Bayern Munich face a mouthwatering quarterfinal in the Champions League against Barcelona should both sides make it through their round-of-16 ties, following Friday’s draw.

Bayern are in a strong position to make the quarterfinals, having beaten Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in the first leg, while Barca’s tie is much more finely balanced, following their 1-1 draw at Napoli.

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Manchester City secured an impressive 2-1 win away to Real Madrid and will look to finish the job off at the Etihad, and they will face the winners of the clash between Lyon and Juventus, with the French side having won the first meeting 1-0.

Should Juve exit against Lyon, Cristiano Ronaldo would be in line for his first round-of-16 exit for 10 years.

Elsewhere, RB Leipzig face Atletico Madrid, while debutants Atalanta are up against Paris Saint-Germain.

Due to the unprecedented stoppage brought upon by the global coronavirus crisis, the tournament will be formed of one-off matches in Lisbon from the quarterfinal stage onwards, with the four remaining round-of-16 second legs to take place on Aug. 7-8.

The quarterfinals will be played on Aug. 12-16, semifinals on Aug. 18-19 and the final on Aug. 23.

Meanwhile, City are set to learn their fate over their involvement in next season’s Champions League, with a decision on their appeal over their two-year ban expected next week.

City were handed a two-year suspension from European club competitions and a €30 million fine by UEFA in February after being found guilty of breaching financial fair play regulations.

There are no seedings or country protection for the draw.

Round of 16 ties still to be concluded:

Chelsea (0) vs. Bayern Munich (3)
Napoli (1) vs. Barcelona (1)
Real Madrid (1) vs. Manchester City (2)
Lyon (1) vs. Juventus (0)

Quarterfinals (to be played Aug. 12-16)

Real Madrid/Manchester City vs. Lyon/Juventus

RB Leipzig vs. Atletico Madrid

Napoli/Barcelona vs. Chelsea/Bayern Munich

Atalanta vs. Paris Saint-Germain

Semifinals (to be played Aug. 18-19)

Real Madrid/Manchester City or Lyon/Juventus vs. Napoli/Barcelona or Chelsea/Bayern Munich

RB Leipzig or Atletico Madrid vs. Atalanta or Paris Saint-Germain

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