The Quarterfinals Are Set

03/16/2023 The Quarterfinals Are Set

By: Jeff Yoder

Napoli & Real Madrid Round Out Final 8 in Champions League Quarterfinals

Not even close. The final set of Leg 2 action in the Champions League Round of 16 was a no-contest on Wednesday. Both Napoli and Real Madrid knew they were moving on by halftime. The Italian side rolled Eintracht Frankfurt with a 3-0 shutout behind a brace from Victor Osimhen. Real Madrid was already up big on Liverpool, but Los Blancos decided to shut out the Reds (1-0). The last eight teams in the UCL quarterfinals will go into another draw (Friday, 7:00 am ET) to determine the next-round matchups. The last eight consists of two Premier League clubs, German and Spanish juggernauts, and a trio of Italian sides. There’s no PSG, Barcelona or Liverpool left.


Champions League Highlights (Round of 16, Leg 2)

Napoli def. Ein. Frankfurt (3-0) | Napoli Win Agg. (5-0)

Real Madrid def. Liverpool (1-0) | Madrid Win Agg. (6-2)


Champions League QFs

Manchester City (GD: +19)

Bayern Munich (GD: +19)

Napoli (GD: +19)

Benfica (GD: +15)

Real Madrid (GD: +13)

Chelsea (GD: +7)

Milan (GD: +6)

Inter (GD: +4)


Additional Storylines

FOX Sports: Napoli & Benfica Look Ready to Slay Giants in Champions League QFs

ESPN: Real Madrid Ensure No Miracle Rally for Liverpool to Prove They’re Champions League Favorites


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