Who Arsenal could face in Champions League quarter-final draw | Football

Arsenal beat Porto on penalties to secure a place in the Champions League quarter final (Reuters)

Arsenal are into the Champions League quarter-final draw after beating Porto on penalties on Tuesday evening.

After a 1-0 defeat in the first leg in Portugal last month, Mikel Arteta’s side pulled level on aggregate in the return leg on Tuesday night with Leandro Trossard’s first-half goal.

However, the Gunners were unable to find that second goal and after a nervy 30 minutes of extra time, the tie went to a penalty shootout.

David Raya stepped up to become Arsenal’s hero as he saved two Porto penalties to ensure a 4-2 win in the shootout.

Arsenal will now turn their attention to the Champions League quarter-final draw which takes place at 11am on March 15.



Atletico Madrid or Inter (0-1 on aggregate)

Borussia Dortmund or PSV (1-1 on aggregate)


Bayern Munich

Manchester City

Paris Saint-Germain

Real Madrid

Arsenal face a tough draw with several elite sides still remaining in the competition.

Premier League title rivals Manchester City are a potential opponent after they swept aside FC Copenhagen last week.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and potentially Atletico Madrid, who play Inter in their last-16 second leg on Wednesday evening, are possible opponents for the Gunners.

Bayern Munich remain one of the favourites to win the competition after they beat Lazio last week, while Paris Saint-Germain are also in good form as they eliminated Real Sociedad.

The Champions League quarter-final first legs will be played on April 9 and 10 , and the second legs will be played on April 16 and 17.

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