The 2022 Champions League quarterfinals will kick off on Tuesday, with two title contenders poised to compete in Liverpool and Manchester City. In their first match, the Reds will face Benfica, while City will face Atletico Madrid. Chelsea will face Real Madrid in a rematch of last season’s semifinals on Wednesday, while Bayern Munich will visit Cinderella Villarreal.
Manchester City vs. Atletico Madrid
Location: Etihad Stadium – Manchester, United Kingdom
City’s dominance creates a plethora of chances, but a single goal suffices as they counter Atleti’s pressure with exquisite passing. Manchester City 1, Atletico Madrid 0
Benfica vs. Liverpool
Location: Estádio da Luz – Benfica, Portugal
Jurgen Klopp’s team to gain the upper hand after having to work exceptionally hard for it. Benfica 0, Liverpool 1.
Wednesday April 6th
- Chelsea vs. Real Madrid, 3 p.m. ET, CBS and Paramount+
- Villarreal vs. Bayern Munich, 3 p.m. ET, Paramount+
- Post-Match Show, 5 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+
Chelsea vs. Real Madrid
Location: Stamford Bridge – London, United Kingdom
Benzema will keep Real Madrid hopes alive, despite the fact that it will be a close game. Chelsea 1, Real Madrid 1.
Villareal vs. Bayern Munich
Location: Estadio de la Cerámica – Castelló, Spain
Expect the road team to win, but it won’t be easy. Under Unai Emery, Villarreal has shown to be a difficult team to beat. Villarreal 0, Bayern Munich 2