Thursday, 14 March 2013

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Champions League: The eight quarter-final contenders

How they got here: It hasn't been the amble to the quarter-finals that abounding expected. Barca won the accumulation admitting a shock accident at Celtic, and addition defeat in Milan in the endure 16 looked as if it would be fatal. The 4-0 win over the Italians at the Camp Nou was thrilling, but offered affirmation of the arete and the flaws of Tito Vilanova's ancillary in according measure.

Real Madrid
How they got here: It's been hard. Afterwards arising from a boxy accumulation featuring Dortmund, Manchester City and Ajax, they awkward accomplished Manchester United in the aboriginal knockout round. The aperture bold with City has been their European division in apple - sporadically brilliant, but active dangerously.

How they got here: Perhaps the atomic absurd of all the teams in the endure 16, Malaga belted out Porto with an accomplished additional leg improvement adjoin the accomplished Porto. The Andalucians were - forth with the Portuguese champions - the aboriginal aggregation to authorize from the group, afterwards just four games.

Bayern Munich
How they got here: In rather beneath appearance than they hoped, with a 2-0 home defeat in the additional leg adjoin Arsenal seeing them through on abroad goals. Bayern belted their accumulation from a aggressive Valencia side, afterwards convalescent from a shock defeat to BATE Borisov in their additional outing.

Borussia Dortmund
How they got here: Via the hardest avenue possible, frankly. Dortmund topped a accumulation absolute Premier League champions Manchester City, Real Madrid and Ajax, traveling unbeaten. They again removed aphotic horses Shakhtar Donetsk with a analytic affectation in the additional leg in north-west Germany, acceptable 5-2 on aggregate.

How they got here: The endure 16 win over Celtic looked easier on cardboard than it was in reality, abnormally in the aboriginal leg at Celtic Park, but it was a breeze afterwards a boxy accumulation stage. Antonio Conte's aggregation emerged top and best from a accumulation absolute ascendant champions Chelsea and beautiful Shakhtar Donetsk.

Paris St-Germain
How they got here: The 3-2 accumulated win over Valencia in the endure 16 was tighter than it should accept been afterwards an accomplished aboriginal leg affectation in Spain. Carlo Ancelotti's aggregation had already won 5 of their six accumulation amateur to end with 15 credibility - the accomplished absolute of any team.

How they got here: By the derma of their teeth. Galatasaray don't apperceive the acceptation of the byword 'easy route'. Afterwards a cutting alpha to a accumulation absolute Manchester United, they accept progressed to the quarter-finals on the aback of three alternating abroad wins. The last-16 achievement at an in-form Schalke was assuredly the a lot of absorbing of the trio.

Out of the eight clubs listed who do you think will be the champion of europe

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