Champions League quarterfinal draw: See who matches up

Champions League quarterfinal draw: See who matches up

It has even been suggested to him that they are fated to be successful under him this season, as it is 20 years since the treble, and he used to wear the number 20 as a player at Old Trafford.

They also play in the Premier League in Manchester less than three days after the second leg.

United were drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday, two decades after Solskjaer's dramatic stoppage time winning goal at the Nou Camp sunk Bayern Munich in the 1999 final.

Manchester United's tie against Barcelona means caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will enjoy another trip to the Nou Camp, where he scored the victor in United's Champions League final win over Bayern Munich in 1999.

However, United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær believes that his side can beat the reigning La Liga champions in the quarter-finals.

There is guaranteed to be one English team in the semi-finals after Tottenham and City were paired together, with the first leg to be played in London.

This quarter final against Ronald Koeman's PSV side looked to be a tricky task for the Reds, but thanks to goals from Steven Gerrard, John Arne Riise and Peter Crouch, Liverpool could look forward to a comfortable evening in Merseyside in the second leg. The final, to be staged at Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano, will be held on June 1.


In fact, here at The Sportsman we've meticulously scanned the fixture list and plucked out FOUR crunch clashes that take place over a pivotal 25 day period, which could decide whether the coveted trophy ends up in Manchester or Merseyside.

Twenty years on, he will be back in Barcelona for the second leg of the quarterfinal tie as Red Devils coach.

In an article titled "Barcelona tie is what the Champions is all about", they talk about the "bad luck" which United have faced so far in the draws.

Mauricio Pochettino's team are a threat on their own, but playing in their spectacular new ground could give them an extra edge.

"The tie against United is really hard", he said.

Real Madrid's exit will increase Barca's determination to go all the way, but they will be mindful of the threat posed by Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba for United. Those games also start at 3 p.m. But for United to reach the semifinals for the first time since 2011, they will have to pull off one of the biggest results in their European history.

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