Manchester United set for Chelsea clash

Updated: 18 March 2011 17:15 IST

English Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea will clash in the Champions League quarter-finals after being drawn in a rematch of their 2008 European final on Friday.

Manchester United set for Chelsea clash
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Nyon:

English Premier League rivals Manchester United and Chelsea will clash in the Champions League quarter-finals after being drawn in a rematch of their 2008 European final on Friday.

Premier League leaders United will travel to Chelsea for the first leg and will have the home advantage at Old Trafford for the return leg. United beat Chelsea on penalties in the final in Moscow three years ago.

Holders Inter Milan have been drawn against German club Schalke 04 with Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk facing a daunting trip to tournament favourites Barcelona for their first leg before hosting the Spaniards in the second leg.

The third English club Tottenham have been drawn against Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Draw for the Champions League quarterfinals:


Real Madrid (ESP) v Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)

Barcelona (ESP) v Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)

Chelsea (ENG) v Manchester United (ENG)

Inter Milan (ITA) v Schalke 04 (GER)

Ties take place on April 5/6 and April 12/13

Topics : Football Steven Gerrard Birmingham City Everton Liverpool Arsenal Wayne Rooney Chelsea Alex Ferguson Manchester United English Premier League
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