Champions League draw: Real Madrid lock horns with Bayern Munich, Barcelona face resilient Juventus
Holders Real Madrid were drawn to face their former coach Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday.
Nyon: Holders Real Madrid were drawn to face their former coach Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday. Bayern defeated Real on penalties in the semi-final of the 2012 campaign.
Italian giants Juventus can take revenge for their 2015 final defeat against Barcelona, but face the daunting task of muting the competition's top marksman Lionel Messi.
English champions and wily underdogs Leicester landed last year's beaten finalists Atletico Madrid, a draw which prompted British bookmakers to slash the odds making Atletico third favourites to lift the trophy in the June 3 final at Cardiff behind Barcelona and Bayern.
France's free-scoring Monaco were drawn to meet Thomas Tuchel's Borussia Dortmund in home and away legs to be played on April 11-12 and April 18-19.
Bayern Munich, the 2012 champions, host ten-time winners Madrid in the first leg as they target a sixth consecutive semi-finals appearance.
Premier League: Edouard Mendy heroics sends Chelsea back to top, Leicester end United's away winning run
The focus will fall on United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after his side failed to win for the third consecutive Premier League game.
Benzema was selected on the long list of 30 for the 2021 Ballon d'Or on Friday a day after scoring as France beat Belgium 3-2 and make the Nations League final.
Premier League: Manchester United's Paul Pogba says Red Devils have conceded ' easy and stupid goals'
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men have taken just one point from a possible nine against Aston Villa, Everton and Leicester in their last three league games.