Mixed results for English sides
With three of the eight Champions League quarter-finalists from the Premier League this season, most are no doubt expecting England to be well represented in the last-four.
At present, two of the three PL outfits have already played their first leg, with Chelsea of course in action on Wednesday evening vs FC Porto.
On Tuesday, though, both Manchester City and Liverpool were taking on some more of Europe’s elite.
Manchester City played host to Borussia Dortmund and despite being clear favourites for the tie, Pep Guardiola’s side would only come away with a 2-1 win thanks to Phil Foden’s late goal cancelling out Marcos Reus’ effort.
KDB’s r̶i̶g̶h̶t̶ left foot 💫pic.twitter.com/1N2reg8CBH
— BT Sport (@btsport) April 6, 2021
Elsewhere, Liverpool would face off with Spanish powerhouse, Real Madrid.
The Reds’ evening, however, was much less productive than their domestic rivals.
Zinedine Zidane’s side ran Liverpool off the park on Tuesday and eventually came away with a deserved 3-1 victory.
Some magic from Vinicius Jr and an important away goal for Mo Salah ✨
Real Madrid vs. Liverpool in 60 seconds ⏱️ pic.twitter.com/j85ufKJXwg
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 7, 2021
Jamie Carragher’s Champions League prediction
Before Tuesday’s game got underway, Jamie Carragher was amongst a number of CBS pundits to pick their Champions League brackets for the remainder of the competition.
The former defender would have Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern Munich advancing into the semi-finals.
Interestingly, though, Carragher then backed Chelsea to beat Liverpool and Man City to beat Bayern, leaving an all-English final of City and Chelsea:
— Champions League on CBS Sports (@UCLonCBSSports) April 6, 2021