Carlo Ancelotti and Xabi Alonso react to 'special' Real Madrid draw

Carlo Ancelotti and Xabi Alonso react to 'special' Real Madrid draw

After trumping Manchester City, AS Monaco are now set to do battle with the might of German giants Borussia Dortmund following the UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday afternoon.

It is an open draw, meaning that no teams in the draw are seeded and clubs from the same national association can be drawn against each other.

Last season English Premier League champions Leicester City are scheduled to face 2016 La Liga's runner-ups Atletico Madrid in the first quarter-final.

"We are enjoying our moment among the top teams and we know that from now on every match will be very hard", Atletico forward Angel Correa said. "But they have a fantastic team with a fantastic coach".

So at this stage of the competition any team can go up against any team meaning we could see an El Clasico clash at this stage of the tournament or the Madrid Derby or the Der Klassiker.

Victory at Vicente Calderon Stadium this weekend will move Atletico within two points of Sevilla with 10 matches to play.

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Bayern and Real have quite a history in European Cup play, with Bayern winning 11 out of 22 games, while Real has been victorious nine times, while winning the title 16 times between them.

"I'm glad to be able to play in Madrid again, but I also know the Bernabeu is always a hard place to go, but first we have a home game".

Could Leicester City be on their way to another fairytale story in the Champions League this time?? "It is not easy to be in the quarter-finals four years in a row", Oblak told BeIN Sports Spain.

"It's a fascinating tie. We've come on a long way since the last time we crossed paths in the 2015 final and I believe that this is the right time to be facing them again".

"The small things are decisive and you have to be awake in both games".

"Still, if we want to progress, we must do something more than what we usually do". "It will be a passionate, hard and lovely tie". The return match will be played in Madrid six days later.

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