Champions League Q-Final Draw: Milan Vrs Barcelona

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Champions League took place in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday March 16, and some interesting last-eight ties await. Liga giants Real Madrid were drawn against minnows APOEL and will play the first leg of their quarter-final away from home. Elsewhere, French powerhouse Olympique de Marseille will host German outfit Bayern Munich before travelling to Germany for the second leg. Chelsea, the only remaining Premier League outfit ware paired with Benfica, and will play the first leg away from home. Finally, holders Barcelona were paired with Serie A champions AC Milan again and will play the opening leg at San Siro. Both sides previously met in the group stages of the tournament. The first legs of the quarter-finals will take place on March 27 and 28, with the returns being held one week later on April 3 and 4. The semi-final first legs are schedule to take place on April 17 and 18, while the return legs will be organised the following week on April 24 and 25. The 2012 Champions League final will be played at the Allianz Arena in Munich on May 19 at 20.45CET.