Chelsea booked our place in the Champions League quarter-finals for the third successive season with a fantastic 2-1 aggregate victory over Borussia Dortmund. This is everything you need to know ahead of the draw for the last eight...
When and where is the Champions League quarter-final draw?
The Champions League quarter-final draw takes place at 11am on Friday 17 March 2023 from UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
Where to watch the Champions League quarter-final draw?
We will bring you news of the Blues’ opponents in the quarter-finals as soon as they are revealed, right here on the official Chelsea website, The 5th Stand app and across the club’s social media channels.
The draw will be broadcast live on BT Sport in the UK. The draw will also be streamed on the UEFA and BT Sport website.
When are the Champions League quarter-finals?
The Champions League quarter-final first legs will take place on Tuesday 11 April and Wednesday 12 April, with the second legs scheduled for Tuesday 18 April and Wednesday 19 April.
When is the Champions League semi-final draw?
The draw for the semi-finals and final will take place straight after Friday's quarter-final draw, so the path each team will need to navigate through the remainder of the competition to lift the trophy will be clear, including which side of the draw will be the designated home team for the final in Turkey.
When are the Champions League semi-finals?
The semi-finals will then begin on 9 and 10 May, followed by the second legs on 16 and 17 May.
When and where is the Champions League final?
The 2023 Champions League final will be played on Saturday 10 June in the Turkish capital Istanbul, at the Ataturk Stadium.
How does the Champions League quarter-final draw work?
It is a completely open draw for the remainder of this season’s competition, with no seedings and teams from the same country not kept apart, meaning Chelsea could face any one of the seven other sides who have qualified for the quarter-finals.
With no seedings to decide venues, which team gets home advantage in the first leg will also be determined by the luck of the draw in Nyon.
Who is in the Champions League quarter-final draw?
Following the conclusion of the last round-of-16 ties on Wednesday evening, the seven other teams confirmed in the draw for the quarter-finals are:
Chelsea’s 2023 Champions League squad
With restrictions on the total number of players clubs are allowed to register for the Champions League, and new players who can be added for the knockout stages, the following 25 players make up Chelsea’s List A for the remainder of the competition:
1 Kepa Arrizabalaga
5 Enzo Fernandez
6 Thiago Silva
7 N’Golo Kante
8 Mateo Kovacic
10 Christian Pulisic
11 Joao Felix
12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek
13 Marcus Bettinelli
14 Trevoh Chalobah
15 Mykhailo Mudryk
16 Edouard Mendy
17 Raheem Sterling
19 Mason Mount
20 Denis Zakaria
21 Ben Chilwell
22 Hakim Ziyech
23 Conor Gallagher
24 Reece James
26 Kalidou Koulibaly
28 Cesar Azpilicueta
29 Kai Havertz
30 Carney Chukwuemeka
32 Marc Cucurella
33 Wesley Fofana