Madrid derby awaits in Champions League quarter-finals

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There will be a Madrid derby in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after Real Madrid were drawn to face Atletico Madrid in the last eight of this season’s competition.

The match will be a repeat of last season’s final in Lisbon and will see the capital clubs face each other for the seventh and eighth time in all competitions this season.

Revenge will be on the table for both teams, with Diego Simeone’s men keen to make amends for their final loss last season and Carlo Ancelotti hoping to end a six-game winless run against Atleti in all competitions this season.

The draw took place in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday and the first match will be played at the Vicente Calderon, on April 14 or 15, with the second leg taking place at the Santiago Bernabeu a week later, on April 21 or 22.

There were no rules on who could draw who in the last eight stage, although the Madrid clubs were the only sides from the same league to face each other.

Barcelona will face Paris St Germain, who they played twice in the group stages, while Bayern Munich will take on Porto and Juventus will face French side Monaco.

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