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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 14 December 2018

Lowdown on the Uefa Champions League quarter-final draw and when to watch it UAE time

The remaining teams, made up of three Spanish sides, two each from England and Italy, and one from Germany, find out their fate on Friday.

Barcelona are one of three sides in the last eight of the Uefa Champions League as they bid to win the tournament for a sixth time and a fifth in 12 years. Susana Vera / Reuters
Barcelona are one of three sides in the last eight of the Uefa Champions League as they bid to win the tournament for a sixth time and a fifth in 12 years. Susana Vera / Reuters

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Uefa Champions League takes place on Friday in Zurich at 3pm UAE time.

Eight teams are remaining in the competition following the completion of the last 16, which ended on Wednesday night as Barcelona and Bayern Munich both qualified.

Defending champions Real Madrid are bidding to be the first side since Bayern (1974-76) to win the tournament three successive years.

Here is a rundown on the remaining sides and how they have got to this stage.

Liverpool

Top of Group E

Last 16 Beat Porto 5-0 on aggregate

Manchester City

Top of Group F

Last 16 Beat Basel 5-2 on aggregate

Real Madrid

Second in Group H

Last 16 Beat Paris-Saint Germain 5-2 on aggregate

Juventus

Second in Group D

Last 16 Beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 on aggregate

Sevilla

Second in Group E

Last 16 Beat Manchester United 2-1 on aggregate

Roma

Top of Group C

Last 16 Beat Shakhtar Donetsk on away goals after tie finished 2-2 on aggregate

Barcelona

Top of Group D

Last 16 Beat Chelsea 4-1 on aggregate

Bayern Munich

Second in Group B

Last 16 Beat Besiktas 8-1 on aggregate

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The first leg of the quarter-finals takes place on either April 3/4, with the return leg a week later on April 10/11

The semi-finals are due to be held on April 24/25 and on May 1/2 with the final on May 26 at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev in the Ukraine.

The winners of the tournament will also qualify to compete in Abu Dhabi in December at the 2018 Fifa Club World Cup, which for the second successive year is being held in the UAE.