Champions League draw: PSG v Barcelona, Bayern v Juventus

Champions League draw: Barcelona will take on Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter finals, while Real Madrid will play Galatasary

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The Champions League quarter-final draw took place on Friday Photo: The Sport Review

champions league draw

Barcelona will take on Paris Saint-Germain for a place in the Champions League semi-finals after the quarter-final draw was made in Nyon on Friday.

Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona met in the 1995 quarter-finals, when the French side went through 3-2 on aggregate. They also met in the 1997 Uefa Cup Winners’ Cup final, with Barca winning 1-0.

Manchester United’s conquerors Real Madrid take on Galatasary for a spot in the last four. The two sides last faced each other in in 2001, when the Turkish side were last in the quarter-finals.

Elsewhere, Bayern Munich were paired with Serie A leaders Juventus, while Malaga will face Borussia Dortmund.

The quarter-final first legs will be played on 2 or 3 April, with the return legs to take place on 9 or 10 April.

Champions League quarter-final draw in full

Bayern Munich v Juventus

Real Madrid v Galatasary

Malaga v Borussia Dortmund

Paris Saint-Germain v Barcelona

Champions League: Did you know?

• Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a match in Barcelona’s 7-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen in 2012. Eight players, including Messi, have scored four times in a game, most recently Bayern Munich’s Mario Gomez on matchday eight last season.

• Ryan Giggs is the oldest player to score in the competition, aged 37 years and 289 days, in Manchester United’s 1-1 draw at Benfica on 14 September 2011.

•Lazio goalkeeper Marco Ballotta is the oldest player to compete having been aged 43 years 252 days when he featured against Real Madrid on matchday six of the 2007-08 edition.

• No team has successfully defended the Champions League trophy, with AC Milan (1989, 1990) the last club to win consecutive European Champion Clubs’ Cups.

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