Champions League 2021: when is the quarter-final draw - date, time and location of UEFA last-eight ceremony

Juventus and Barcelona have already been knocked out of the club tournament

The quarter-final draw takes place later this month (Getty Images)
The quarter-final draw takes place later this month (Getty Images)

We're approaching the business end of Europe’s premier club competition.

Porto, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and PSG became the first sides to seal their place in the Champions League last-eight draw, with four more spots up for grabs.

The quarter-finals will be without familiar faces with both Lionel Messi’s Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus knocked out in the last-16.

The sun may be beginning to set on the two greats’ careers but the round of 16 saw the stars of two of the world’s most exciting prospects continuing to rise with both Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund and Kylian Mbappe of PSG impressing.

The Norwegian and the Frenchman will face even greater tests in the last eight with six-time champions Liverpool among their potential opponents.

When is the quarter-final draw?

The quarter-final draw takes place two days after the conclusion of the last-16 ties.

The ceremony will take place on Friday, March 19 at 11am UK time.

When will the quarter-finals be played?

The first legs are scheduled to kick off on April 6 and 7, with the second legs to be played a week later on April 13 and 14.

When will the semi-final draw take place?

The semi-final draw will take place at the same march 19 ceremony.

The ‘home side’ for the final in Istanbul, Turkey is also set to be decided at the event.

When are the semi-final and final?

The first legs of the semi-finals are scheduled to kick off on April 27 and 28, with the second legs to be played a week later on May 4 and 5.

The final will be contested on May 29.

How to watch

The draw will be streamed live for fans to witness the drama unfold from UEFA’s House of European Football.

Watch it live on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 2 HD or via UEFA’s official website. Coverage starts from 10.45am

Which teams will be involved?

The following teams will feature in the draw for the last-eight of the Champions League:

Borussia Dortmund


Paris Saint-Germain


Borussia Monchengladbach or Manchester City

Lazio or Bayern Munich

Atletico Madrid or Chelsea

Atalanta or Real Madrid