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UEFA confirm Real Madrid vs Manchester City fixture details for Champions League quarter-final tie



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UEFA have confirmed the fixture details for Real Madrid and Manchester City’s Champions League quarter-final contest across two weeks in April.

Pep Guardiola and his reigning European champions progressed into the last-eight of the competition with a 6-2 aggregate victory over Danish giants FC Copenhagen, recording 3-1 wins at both Parken and the Etihad Stadium.

As for Real Madrid, Carlo Ancelotti’s players narrowly overcame the challenge of one of City’s group stage opponents, as the La Liga leaders defeated RB Leipzig 2-1 on aggregate with a 0-1 win in Germany and a 1-1 draw at home in the second-leg.

Now, following Friday morning’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw in Nyon, it has been confirmed that Manchester City and Real Madrid will meet once again following on from their semi-final clash towards the end of last season.

As per confirmation from UEFA, the first-leg of the quarter-final tie will take place on Tuesday 9 April, with kick-off at Santiago Bernabeu in the Spanish capital of Madrid scheduled for 20:00 (UK).

Real Madrid and Manchester City will then return to the Etihad Stadium for the second-leg of the quarter-final contest one week later, with UEFA now announcing that a kick-off time of 20:00 (UK) will apply to a date of Wednesday 17 April.

The winner of the quarter-final tie between Manchester City and Real Madrid have also found out that they will face the winner of Bayern Munich against Arsenal in the final-four of Europe’s premier club competition.

Wembley Stadium will host this season’s final, with the other side of the quarter-final bracket featuring contests between Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, as well as Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona. The winner of both ties will face off in their own respective semi-final contest for a place in the showpiece London finale at the end of the ongoing 2023/24 campaign.

Following confirmation of Manchester City’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final fixture, Pep Guardiola and his players face the following run of matches across the coming weeks:

  • Saturday 16 March – Newcastle United (H), Emirates FA Cup Quarter-Final
  • Sunday 31 March – Arsenal (H), Premier League
  • Wednesday 3 April – Aston Villa (H), Premier League
  • Saturday 6 April – Crystal Palace (A), Premier League
  • Tuesday 9 April – Real Madrid (A), UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final First-Leg
  • TBC – Luton Town (H), Premier League
  • Wednesday 17 April – Real Madrid (H), UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final Second-Leg
  • *Potential Emirates FA Cup Semi-Final
  • TBC – Tottenham Hotspur (A), Premier League
  • TBC – Nottingham Forest (A), Premier League