The last round of the champions league round of 16 was played earlier tonight, as Liverpool fell to a 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid and Napoli defeated Frankfurt by 3-0....CONTINUE READING
This means that the right teams required to compete in the next round of the prestigious competition are now complete, and the draws would be made in subsequent days.
Chelsea, Benfica, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Real Madrid, Napoli, Manchester City and Bayern are the teams competing in the quarter finals.
Among the top five leagues in Europe Serie A are the most represented with three clubs, with England next (represented by two clubs).
The Bundesliga and Spanish La Liga both boast of a single representative each, and French Ligue 1 has no representative.
Portuguese side Benfica are the last team in the tournament, and their journey might see their league’s UEFA rankings increase.
This quarter finals would give us some quality football, as there are four top teams left and four fairly good teams. Napoli, Madrid, City and Bayern are the top teams and favourites for the trophy.