Champions League draw Arsenal tackle Villarreal, Liverpool face Chelsea; United meet Porto  

Friday, 20 March 2009

The top four england giant rivalry at the quarter-final UEFA Champions League stage which is arsenal will face against villarreal , the last time they mat in 2006 when arsenal beat them in the semis then lost against barcalon at the final.

Liverpool and Chelsea will renew their UEFA Champions League , while Manchester United will face Porto in the quarter-finals.

The four Premier League clubs have been kept apart in the early stages of the competition but at least one is certain to exit Europe after Liverpool were pitted against Chelsea for a fifth successive year.

Rafa Benitez's Reds, who thumped Real Madrid 5-0 on aggregate in the last 16, will be at home for the first leg of their clash with Chelsea.

The Blues beat Liverpool in the semi-finals last season and have been in fine form since the appointment of Guus Hiddink as manager.

Holders Manchester United will fancy their chances of making it through to the last four after being paired against Portuguese underdogs Porto, with the first leg to be played at Old Trafford.

Arsenal, fresh from beating Roma on penalties in their first knockout tie, will travel to Villarreal for the first leg before tackling the Spaniards at Emirates Stadium.


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