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Friday, March 19, 2010

Quarterfinals: Arsenal to face Barcelona, Manchester United to play against Bayern Munich

The city of Nyon, Switzerland, was the place for the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals draw. And some really unpredictible encounters came up: Arsenal will face current champions Barcelona, while Manchester United has to battle Bayern Munich.

Arsene Wenger side was drawn to face the heavily favored defending champions from Spain on Friday, with the winner potentially facing Italian powerhouse Inter Milan.

To complete the schedule, Lyon will have a French battle Bordeaux, and Inter Milan will play with CSKA Moscow.

According to the original schedule, this matches will be played March 30-31, with the return legs on April 6-7. The semifinals are scheduled for April 20-21 and 27-28.