Real Madrid to play Manchester United in Champions League

By on December 20, 2012
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  • Galatasaray vs Schalke 04
  • Celtic vs Juventus
  • Arsenal vs Bayern Munich
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Borussia Dortmund
  • AC Milan vs Barcelona
  • Real Madrid vs Manchester United
  • Valencia vs Paris Saint Germain
  • FC Porto vs Malaga

That is the draw that was made minutes ago for the final 8 matches in the Champions League with the feature match being Christiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid side returning to Olfd Trafford to play Manchester United

United manager Alex Ferguson called it “the tie of the round,” and Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno said it would be “thrilling for everybody.” The first leg is in Spain on February 13

In another blockbuster pairing, Champions League favourite Barcelona and Lionel Messi will play seven-time winner AC Milan.

Arsenal will face Bayern Munich, last season’s beaten finalist, and big-spending Paris Saint-Germain was paired with Valencia and it will be the biggest night in Glasgow for a long time as Celtic has drawn Juventus

First-leg matches are to be played from Feb. 12-20. Return matches are from March 5-13.

 

 

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