Paused since December after the last day of the group stage, the tournament returns with the eighth-finals. From here the duels will be sudden death.
Eight matches will be worthy of the title match to be held next May 27 in Rome. However, it is always possible to determine what is most striking: Real Madrid, Liverpool, Inter Milan, Manchester United, Chelsea, Juventus and Barcelona-Lyon, stars of a shock elimination in which there are also other large continent like Bayern Munich German.
"From being in good health, had not really known where to go. The draw has led us matches that could well be the final of the online betting Champions League, "said the legendary Franz Beckenbauer in a row.
Figures. In addition to matches between some of the most reputable clubs in the world, this will be an opportunity to see the best footballers in the world: Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Fernando Torres, Frank Lampard, Wayne Rooney, Gianluigi Buffon, Steven Gerrard and Frank Ribery, among many others.
Milan will be the scene of the morning duel between Inter and Manchester United, where Alex Ferguson and José Mourinho may meet after the last of the Portuguese in England. Mou familiar to Sir Alex, who lost only once in ten duels when Chelsea went to between 2004 and 2007.
For its part, Barcelona seeks to recover the lost feelings in the last days of the Spanish League in his duel with Olympique Lyon. The game invites the game open and the goals for the offensive style of both teams. The young striker Karim Benzema as the main threat appears for the defense azulgrana.
Arsenal and Roma are measured in other Anglo-Italian tie without clear favorite. The Romans managed to recover from a bad start to the season, while the Gunners Arsene Wenger rioja trust of all Europe, under the baton of the talented Russian Andrei Arshavin.
Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid will hang on to its place in Europe in Porto before the duel, a game that the team with a thousand faces questions about its performance, but with the hope of obtaining the best version of the Argentine Sergio Agüero.
The Argentine will return to title after resting on Saturday in the Spanish league to enjoy his recent fatherhood.