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Manchester City is set to play Atletico Madrid for the first time in a competitive European tie on April 5th.
The English side will host Atleti at the Etihad in the 1st leg of the Champions League 1/4 finals on April 5th, before traveling to the Wanda Metropolitano for the second leg.
The Cityzens stunned over Sporting CP of 16 victory with a massive 5-0 aggregate victory in the round of 16, while Diego Simeone’s men made it into the quarter-finals by dropping Manchester United out with a score of 1-2.
Manchester City win- 68%
Atletico Madrid win – 12%
Draw – 20%
Each tie in the knockout phase, apart from the final, is played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home.
5/6 April: Quarter-finals, first legs
12/13 April: Quarter-finals, second legs
The winner of Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid will face the winner of Chelsea/ Real Madrid.
Manchester City / Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea / Real Madrid
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