In a dramatic night of Uefa Champions League quarterfinal action, Chelsea fought hard to take a 3- lead against Real Madrid only for the Spanish team to fight back and advance to the semi’s after extra-time, while Villarreal stunned Bayern Munich.
Troubled holders Chelsea were drawn against 13-time winners Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Friday, while Manchester City will take on Atletico Madrid.
Chelsea put their off-field troubles to one side to seal a place in the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday as a Cesar Azpilicueta goal clinched a 2-1 win at Lille in the second leg of their last-16 tie, and a 4-1 aggregate victory.
Manchester United’s caretaker manager Michael Carrick praised his players for picking up an important result after an emotional few days following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Watch Carrick’s post-match presser here.
Manchester United started life without Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 2-0 win away against Villareal to book their spot in the last-16, while Chelsea thumped Juventus 4-0 at Stamford Bridge to seal their progression.