UCL: Leicester City And Monaco Stunned Europe By Reaching The Quarter-Finals

Eight football clubs have reached the quarter-finals of the 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League. Three of them are from Spain, two from Germany and one from Italy, France and England. Here you can read about the outcome of the Round of 16.


ARSENAL 1, BAYERN MUNICH 2 | AGG: 2 – 10
Arsène Wenger’s Arsenal have come under huge pressure from fans and media after being humiliated in both, the first and second leg of the Round of 16 with an aggregate ten-two.

NAPOLI 1, REAL MADRID 3 | AGG: 2 – 6
Zinedine Zidane’s men brilliantly outplayed the Italian football club Napoli in their own backyard. The defending European champions Real Madrid keep their dream and unique scenario of winning back-to-back UEFA Champions League titles for first time in its history.

BARCELONA 6, PARIS SG 1 | AGG: 6 – 5
Luis Enrique’s FC Barcelona mounted perhaps one of the most impressive comebacks in the history of the UEFA Champions League in a match where the Brazilian star Neymar Jr was the main man of the match.

DORTMUND 4, BENFICA 0 | AGG: 4 – 1
Thomas Tuchel’s Borussia Dortmund punished the Portuguese champions SL Benfica at Westfalenstadion in Dortmund for that narrow but bitter defeat in Portugal. Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick in this match.

JUVENTUS 1, FC PORTO 0 | AGG: 3 – 0
Argentina international Pablo Dybala scored from the penalty spot for his Juventus in the second leg of the Round of 16 against the Portuguese giants FC Porto.

LEICESTER 2, SEVILLA 0 | AGG: 3 – 2
Wes Morgan became the first Jamaican player to score in a UEFA Champions League match, which proved to be vital for the English champions Leicester City whose European saga continues by reaching their first UEFA Champions League quarter-finals ever.

ATLETICO MADRID 0, LEVERKUSEN 0 | AGG: 4 – 2
The second leg of the Round of 16 between Atletico Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen ended in a goalless draw but Atletico Madrid advanced into the quarter-finals.

MONACO 3, MANCHESTER CITY 1 | AGG: 6 – 6
Kylian Mbappe Lottin and Tiemoue Bakayoko shone in AS Monaco’s three-one victory over Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City at Stade Louis II. Leonardo Jardim’s Monaco reached the quarter-final on away-goal rule.

TEAMS QUALIFIED FOR THE QUARTER-FINALS
Atletico Madrid
Barcelona
Bayern Munich
Borussia Dortmund
Juventus
Monaco
Leicester City
Real Madrid

The draw for the quarter-finals will be held on March 17, 2017. The first legs will be played on April 11 and 12, and the second legs will be played April 18 and 19, 2017.

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