The Quarterfinals conclude this week, with the second legs of all four matches taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday, Real will try to finish off Chelsea, while Liverpool will try to finish off Benfica. City travels to Atletico on Wednesday, while Bayern hosts Villarreal following their shocking loss in the first leg.
Real Madrid vs. Chelsea
Location: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu – Madrid, Spain
Real Madrid Advances – The Blues may win the match, but don’t expect them to prevent Real from advancing in Spain. The two-goal advantage will be too much for the Blues to overcome. Real Madrid 1, Chelsea 2.
Bayern Munich vs. Villareal
Location: Allianz Arena – Munich, Germany
Bayern Munich Advances – Expect Bayern to score at least once and for Robert Lewandowski to be decisive. Manuel Neuer, despite last week’s shaky performance, is the most likely to keep a clean sheet. Bayern Munich 2, Villarreal 0.
Wednesday April 13th
- Liverpool vs. Benfica, 3 p.m. ET, CBS and Paramount+
- Atletico Madrid vs. Manchester City, 3 p.m. ET, Paramount+
- Post-Match Show, 5 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+
Liverpool vs. Benfica
Location: Anfield – Liverpool, United Kingdom
Liverpool Advances – The Eagles can only advance if they score more than once, and their main route to goal will heavily feature Nunez, highlighting the work Van Dijk and the Reds defense have ahead of them. Liverpool 1, Benfica 0.
Atletico Madrid vs. Manchester City
Location: Wanda Metropolitano – Madrid, Spain
Manchester City Advances – Pep’s team scores first and essentially cruises into the semifinals, with only a consolation goal from Atleti keeping this game close. Atletico Madrid 1, Manchester City 2