The UCL draw for knockout stages has been out, and opponents are revealed and much more in this article.
- Can Bayern claim the second Treble?
- Barcelona fourth favourite.
- Manchester City to win and hot favourite, per odds.
- Mini KO stages complete UCL draw overview.
After what feels like forever, the UCL draw overview for the knockout stages of 2019/20 Champions League campaign has been made and Manchester City is now favourites to win as per odds.
In UCL, Before football took its break in March due to Noval Coronavirus, four teams had secured their place in the quarter-finals, including Atletico Madrid, who knocked out holders Liverpool 4-2 on aggregate after a thrilling 3-2 extra-time win at Anfield.
Atletico was later joined by Paris Saint-Germain, in the quarter-finals for the first time since 2016 thanks to a 3-2 aggregate win over Borussia Dortmund despite losing the first leg 2-1.
This season in UCL knockout stages, there were also two confirmed newcomers in the Champions League quarter-final draw in the form of Atalanta and RB Leipzig, who knocked out Valencia and Tottenham Hotspur respectively in their ties and qualify for the first time.
Pre-draw favourites Bayern Munich are the only side with a clear advantage going into the second legs, holding a 3-0 lead over Premier League side Chelsea. They will also be looking to become just the second European club to win ‘the treble’ on two occasions, after Barcelona, having already packed up the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal
- Bayern Munich (3/1)
- Manchester City (31/10)
- Paris Saint-Germain (34/5)
- Barcelona (7/1)
- Atletico Madrid (12/1)
- Atalanta (29/2)
- Juventus (15/1)
- RB Leipzig (20/1)
- Real Madrid (26/1)
- Lyon (41/1)
- Chelsea (43/1)
- Napoli (54/1)
*Odds correct at time of writing (11:00 10/07/2020).
The UCL draw overview was also made for an El Clasico semi-final, but for that to happen; Real have to crush Manchester City at Etihad despite the clear advantage Pep men have over Los Blancos and Lying/Old lady, while FC Barcelona has to knock Napoli and Bayern/ Chelsea in the QF.
As the stage was finalized, Pep men overturned the favourite link in their side replacing Bayern.
- Manchester City (31/10)
- Bayern Munich (17/5)
- Paris Saint-Germain (41/10)
- Barcelona (37/5)
- Atletico Madrid (10/1)
- Atalanta (13/1)
- Juventus (31/2)
- RB Leipzig (33/2)
- Real Madrid (31/1)
- Chelsea (31/1)
- Lyon (41/1)
- Napoli (59/1)
Remaining Champions League last-16 ties
Following is the complete draw of UCL knock out stages.
- Juventus vs Lyon (0-1 after the first leg)
- Manchester City vs Real Madrid (2-1 after the first leg)
- Bayern Munich vs Chelsea (3-0 after the first leg)
- Barcelona vs Napoli (1-1 after the first leg)
As per UEFA, The remaining last-16 ties will be played at the grounds of the home team, between 7-8 August.
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Quarter-final UCL draw overview in full
- Real Madrid/Manchester City vs Lyon/Juventus
- RB Leipzig vs Atletico Madrid
- Napoli/Barcelona vs Chelsea/Bayern Munich
- Atalanta vs Paris Saint-Germain
To note, due to COVID-19 the tournament took its break and according to the new method of UCL, the quarter-final ties will be single-legged and played in Lisbon between 12-15 August in order to make the prizes unit short and complete.
Semi-final UCL draw overview in full
- Real Madrid/Manchester City/Lyon/Juventus vs Napoli/Barcelona/Chelsea/Bayern Munich
- RB Leipzig/Atletico Madrid vs Atalanta/Paris Saint-Germain
The same note applies to the semi-final ties will be single-legged and played in Lisbon between 18-19 August.
Final UCL draw overview
- RB Leipzig/Atletico Madrid/Atalanta/Paris Saint-Germain vs Real Madrid/Manchester City/Lyon/Juventus/Napoli/Barcelona/Chelsea/Bayern Munich
The 2019/20 Champions League final will be held at Benfica’s Estadio da Luz on August 23.
Let’s see who make it happen to finals, and lift the prized trophy of European Club Football. Do tell us in the comment section that which team do you back up to win UCL this year?