As the season draw close to an end UEFA Champions League draw took place this morning.
UEFA has stated Manchester City’s Champions League last-16 second leg against Real Madrid to be played behind closed doors at the Etihad Stadium.
The UEFA officials concluded all second-leg matches left in that competition and the Europa League will be played at the home team’s stadium.
Which implies club “currently playing the remaining matches of their domestic leagues in their own stadiums and that travelling is possible without restrictions for the visiting clubs”.
Pep Guardiola’s City will be ease with sigh of relief, with UEFA’s decision meaning they can step out on home turf having overcome Real Madrid 2-1 in February’s first leg at the Bernabeu.
Chelsea face Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich after losing 3-0 in their first Champions League round-of-16 tie, while Barcelona host Napoli having drawn 1-1 in Italy back in February.
The Champions League final eight will be held then in Portugal, with UEFA deciding all European matches will be played behind closed doors.
Champions League draw in full
Real Madrid / Manchester City vs Lyon / Juventus
RB Leipzig vs Atletico Madrid
Barcelona / Napoli vs Chelsea / Bayern Munich
Atalanta vs PSG