If every international player dreams of winning the World Cup, club players have their eyes set on lifting the Champions League. It's a long hard road from the qualifying rounds to the group stages and then to the knock-out games where anything can happen. It was back in 1955 that the European Cup competition was launched. At that time, only champion participated but then changed in 1992. The Champions League was created, even though you did not need to be a champion to take part.
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The Champions League had reached the halfway point of the last sixteen when the current health crisis caused its suspension. Four teams - Atalanta, PSG, RB Leipzig and Atletico Madrid had clinched their places in the quarter finals. Atletico Madrid had caused the biggest shock by knocking out trophy holders Liverpool. There are four last sixteen ties that have only had their first legs played. UEFA have confirmed that these games will take place on August 7 as the competition resumes.
The draw for the remaining rounds of the Champions League has been made. The final eight teams will travel to Portugal in August to take part in a tournament to crown the European club champions. The quarter and semi-finals won't be two leg ties as is the usual format. Matches will be played on the home grounds of Benfica and Sporting Lisbon, with the the final being held at Benfica's ground on August 23.
August 12 - Atalanta v PSG
August 13 - RB Leipzig v Atletico Madrid
August 14 - Barcelona or Napoli v Bayern Munich or Chelsea
August 15 - Manchester City or Real Madrid v Juventus or Lyon
Atalanta are in the Champions League for the first time and made a slow start to the group stages. They take on PSG who recently won the French Cup and beat Borussia Dortmund in the last sixteen. The only other tie we definitely have confirmed at present is RB Leipzig against Atletico Madrid. Bayern Munich should progress against Chelsea and we could see them taking on Barcelona in the quarter finals, though Italian Cup winners Napoli will disagree. Manchester City have a 2-1 lead over Real Madrid and home advantage in the second leg. If they can get to the last eight, they may have to face Italian champions Juventus. They have a 1-0 deficit from their first leg against Lyon to peg back.
August 18 - RB Leipzig or Atletico Madrid v Atalanta or PSG
August 19 - Napoli/Barcelona or Chelsea/Bayern Munich v Manchester City/Real Madrid or Juventus/Lyon
August 23 in Lisbon
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