Champions League: Liverpool and Manchester City to face each other in quarter-finals

PREMIER LEAGUE leaders Manchester City have been drawn against English rivals Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

WE'LL MEET AGAIN: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola (right) and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

City secured their place in the last eight by beating Basel, having won the away leg 4-0, but then lost 2-1 at home in the second leg.

Liverpool saw off Porto in the round of 16, which also saw an impressive away performance with a 5-0 victory at the Estadio do Dragao ahead of a routine goalless draw at Anfield.

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Anfield will host the first leg of the quarter-final tie, which will be played on April 3 or 4 with the second leg to be held on April 10 or 11.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

Elsewhere in Friday’s quarter-final draw, holders Real Madrid were handed a tie against Italian giants Juventus, who beat Tottenham in the last round.

La Liga leaders Barcelona will play Roma, while the reward for Sevilla’s victory over Manchester United was a date against Bayern Munich of Germany.

The two English clubs have already played each other twice in the Premier League this season.

Manchester City romped to a 5-0 home win during September, with Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane both scoring twice after Sadio Mane had been sent off.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

Liverpool, though, gained revenge at Anfield in January when they inflicted what so far has been the only Premier League defeat for City, who were beaten 4-3 with two late goals adding some respectability to the final scoreline.