The 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League quarter finals will Kick off next week with first leg.
Two games will be played on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 and the other two will be played on Wednesday, April 7.
The first leg will be so very crucial to all sides because the results will determine what should be done in the return leg.
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FC Porto Vs Chelsea
Chelsea will pay a visit to Portuguese side FC Porto in their first leg encounter of this level.
Chelsea have won 5 of their 8 meetings with FC Porto, including all matches played at Stamford Bridge.
FC Porto has no fresh injury in their squad they will rely on the form of midfielder Sergio Oliviera, strikers Mousa Marega and Toni Martinez.
Chelsea are firing on allow the four Cylinders since the arrival of new boss Thomas Tuchel this year but will miss the services of Ngolo Kante who picked up an hamstring injury while on international duty with France.
Chelsea’s Head Coach Thomas Tuchel says that Kante is likely to return for the Champions League return leg against FC Porto.The blues will however welcome back Thiago Silva and Tammy Abraham who have been sidelined with hamstring and ankle injuries respectively.
Therefore, Chelsea will count on Olivier Giroud, Hakim Ziyech amongst others.
FC Porto eliminated Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus , playing with only 10 players for more than one hour to reach this level of the Competition.
On the other hand, Chelsea saw off Atletico Madrid to reach the quarter finals of this term.
Manchester City Vs Dortmund
Manchester City have lost one of their 12 home games against the German sides.
They only lost to Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich in 2013.
Real Madrid Vs Liverpool
Real Madrid have won their last 3 games in this competition against Liverpool including the 2018 Final after losing their first 3 encounters.
Bayern Munich Vs PSG
Paris Saint Germain (PSG) have won all 4 of their previous home matches against Bayern Munich in European competitions, but Bayern won their last meeting in the 2020 Final.
UEFA Champions League quarter Finals First Leg Fixture:
Tuesday, April 6,2021
Real Madrid Vs Liverpool -10pm
Manchester City Vs Dortmund -10pm
Wednesday, April 7,2021
Bayern Munich Vs PSG – 10pm
FC Porto Vs Chelsea – 10pm
All times are in East African Time.