Champions League quarter-finals 2022/2023: Meet the four teams
Chelsea, Benfica, Bayern Munich, and AC Milan have become the teams to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League 2022/2023, following the conclusion of matches on March 8th and 9th.
After the matches on March 9th, this season’s Champions League has officially determined the four teams that will compete in the quarterfinals.
Bayern Munich and AC Milan, the teams that held an advantage in the first leg, successfully capitalized on their opportunities to advance.
At home, Bayern secured a convincing 2-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain, thanks to goals from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Serge Gnabry.
This result helped the Bavarian Giants advance to the round of 8 best teams with a total score of 3-0 after two legs.
Meanwhile, AC Milan preserved their result as the away team in England, drawing 0-0 with Tottenham in the second leg.
The goalless draw was enough for the Italian representative to enter the quarterfinals with a total score of 1-0 after two legs. This is the first time in 11 years that Milan has made it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Prior to that, Chelsea won 2-0 against Dortmund at Stamford Bridge thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Kai Havertz.
This victory helped Chelsea successfully reverse the first-leg result to win 2-1 on aggregate over Dortmund and advance to the next round.
The fourth team to qualify for the quarterfinals is Benfica. The Portuguese representative was too superior and easily defeated Club Brugge.
After two legs, Benfica won the overall victory 7-2 against their Belgian opponent to confidently move on to the next round.
On March 15th and 16th, the Champions League will continue with the remaining 4 second-leg matches of the round of 16, to determine the next 4 teams to advance to the quarterfinals.
The most anticipated match is undoubtedly the showdown between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Bernabeu. Real Madrid holds a significant advantage in this matchup, having won 5-2 against The Kop at Anfield.
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