Published: Sun, March 17, 2019
Sports | By Brett Lawson

Manchester United are looking forward to the clash with FC Barcelona

Manchester United are looking forward to the clash with FC Barcelona

The semi-finals will then see either Tottenham or City face Ajax or Juventus, and United or Barcelona play Liverpool or Porto.

Will Guardiola lead City to the Champions League crown this season? In the second leg, we saw the character of Porto and the quality they have. It's rare that one goes by without one star or another picking up an injury that keeps them out of the starting XI, and with things going down to the wire that's the last thing Klopp needs.

Liverpool were drawn to play FC Porto in the knockout rounds for the second year in succession, as Ajax's reward for eliminating the holders Real Madrid is a two-legged tie against Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus.

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Scott Parker believes Liverpool have the deadliest strikeforce in the Premier League - but wants his struggling Fulham side to be on the front foot when they host Jurgen Klopp's title challengers on Sunday. This tie looks like Liverpool all the way.

Pep Guardiola believes he has to win the Champions League at Manchester City or he will be judged a failure.

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"I was judged in Munich like that, and I will be judged here", Guardiola told a news conference ahead of Saturday's FA Cup clash with Swansea City (live at 1:20 p.m. ET on ESPN+).

Their 3-1 home defeat on Wednesday meant that Bayern failed to make the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2011. And they face another highly charged away leg this time, with Spurs aiming to stage their home tie at their new stadium.

City have the greater depth and quality, plus the experience of being at this stage of the competition before, but Spurs are risky, and this tie could go all the way to penalties before we know who will face Ajax or Juventus in the semis.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he is relaxed about the prospect of facing Tottenham three times in 12 days, and says their Champions League tie is "50/50". There are six teams in the Premier League and we can not say they are bad because all of them are in quarter-finals [Arsenal and Chelsea are in the last eight of the Europa League].

"It [leaving] will cross his mind without a shadow of a doubt because he's done what he's set out to do went there".

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