The Blues will play Real Madrid for a place in this season’s Champions League semi-finals following the draw which took place at UEFA headquarters on Friday morning.
The first leg will be at Stamford Bridge with the second leg in Spain.Our one previous meeting with Real in this competition was in last season’s semi-final when the away leg took place at their training ground. This new tie will take Chelsea to the Bernabeu for the first time.
The full quarter-final draw is:
Chelsea vs Real Madrid
Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid,
Villarreal vs Bayern Munich,
Benfica vs Liverpool
When will the Chelsea’s Champions League games be played?
The first legs of the Champions League quarter-finals will take place on Tuesday 5 April and Wednesday 6 April, with the second legs to take place on Tuesday 12 April and Wednesday 13 April.
The exact dates will be announced later.
For those teams making it through, the semi-finals will then begin on 26 and 27 April, followed by the second legs on 3 and 4 May. The final will be held on Saturday 28 May at the Stade de France in Paris.