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Sports News of Friday, 17 March 2023


'Chelsea, otilooo' - Wild reactions as Chelsea face Real Madrid in the UCL quarter-finals

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Englis club, Chelsea Football Club will face Spanish giants, Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of this season's Champions League.

This follows the draw held on Friday, March 17 at UEFA's headquarters in Nyom, Switzerland.

The pairing has generated reactions amongst Nigerians on social media.

Manchester City, another English side will face Bayern Munich; Inter Milan will face Portugal's Benfica; and Napoli will play AC Milan in an all-Italy derby.

The clash between Chelsea and Real Madrid is a repeat of last year's fixture where Real Madrid defeated Chelsea 5-4 on aggregate to progress in the last four.

Real Madrid was the eventual winner.

Meanwhile, Erling Haaland-inspired Manchester City will be facing the challenges of Bayern Munich for the first time in European knockout stages, while the sides have previously met in only the group stages.

See how Nigerians reacted

ayinla06 commented: The two times Chelsea win it they have a thought draws so forget we are winning it again this year

king_mikael_ wrote: "Rudiger vs Chelsea ……….. Cancelo vs Man City"

ypnationz wrote: "Them mean Chelsea this year but overall we go come out of it. same fixture like 2021 so it our time again."

itz_sloo wrote: "Someone said Chelsea will go through" commented: "Inter fit win am. E go be like blue film."

uche.empire said: "Na waytin I just pray for man city to Munich make them go show their self power. I pity some teams oooo"

24wirex_change said: "Bye bye Chelsea"

_don_zee_ wrote: "Chelsea.. otilooo it’s gone!!!"