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Champions League Draw: La Liga Giants To Face Each Other In Quarter Final

MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 12: Neymar JR. of FC Barcelona (2ndL) competes for the ball with Gabi Fernandez (R) of Atletico de Madrid and his teammate Jose Maria Gimenez (L) during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Barcelona at Vicente Calderon Stadium on September 12, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Manchester City have been rewarded for progressing to the Champions League quarter final with a mouth-watering tie against Chelsea’s conquerers PSG.

Manuel Pellegrini’s side came through a relatively comfortable 3-1 aggregate win against Ukranian side Dynamo Kiev in the last 16, and will now face the recently-crowned Ligue 1 champions. History will be made as one of these two will progress to the semi-finals of the competition for the first time.

The French giants dispatched Chelsea in the previous round, and with the domestic title laready wrapped up they can concentrate fully on making waves in Europe.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Gael Clichy, Martin Demichelis and Jesus Navas of Manchester City salute the crowd as they reach the quarter finals after the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between Manchester City FC and FC Dynamo Kyiv at the Etihad Stadium on March 15, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The standout tie of the round, however, sees La Liga giants Barcelona and Atlético Madrid square off in a repeat of the 2014 quarter final – an encounter that was won by Diego Simeone’s side.

Barcelona are looking to become the first side in over two decades to retain the European Cup, and with the terrifying front trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar in such fine form few would back against them lifting the trophy again at the San Siro on the 28th of May.

Elsewhere, Wolfsburg will face Real Madrid and Pep Guardiola’s Bayern will face Benfica.

Champions League Draw In Full:

Wolfsburg v Real Madrid

Bayern Munich v Benfica

Barcelona v Atlético Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester City

The first legs will take place on the 5th and 6th of April, with the return legs taking place the following week.

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