The quarter finals of the Champions League is a decisive stage in the tournament each year.
Sides are still fighting to reach the last eight of Europe’s premier club competition but the likes of Chelsea and Benfica are already eyeing up potential opponents in the next round.
Here’s when the next draws will take place and how you can keep up to date.
The quarter final and semi final draw will take place on Friday 17 March at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The House of European Football is UEFA’s headquarters and draws have been conducted there since 1995.
How can I watch the draw?
UEFA broadcast their draws live on UEFA.com and that will be the case for the quarter final and semi final draws. The draw will begin at 11:00 GMT and the stream will begin shortly before.
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Three draws will technically take place on Friday 17 March; the quarter finals, the semi finals – knitting together quarter final ties – and a final draw to decide the ‘home’ side in the final for administrative purposes.
Each quarter final tie made is paired with another tie, with the two winning teams facing off in the semi finals.
It is an open draw, meaning there are no seedings and teams from the same country can be drawn against each other. Sides who faced off in the group stage can also be paired.
When are the 2022/23 Champions League quarter finals?
The quarter finals of the 2022/23 Champions League will be played on Tuesday 11, Wednesday 12, Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 April 2023.
When are the 2022/23 Champions League semi finals?
The semi finals of the 2022/23 Champions League will take place on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 May 2023.
When is the 2022/23 Champions League final?
The final, to be hosted at Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium, is on Saturday 10 June.
UEFA draws are often hosted by journalist Pedro Pinto, who has worked for CNN International and the founder and CEO of sports communications agency Empower Sports. He was formerly the chief of press at UEFA, working alongside then president Michel Platini.
Before the balls start spinning, proceedings are generally thrown over to Giorgio Marchetti. The Italian is a long-standing UEFA official and presides over each draw alongside a former star of the European game.