Guaranteed to Historical qualification For the knockout stage, on Tuesday evening, Benfica got to know all their potential opponents in the quarter-finals of the Women's Champions League.
Although they still have one match to play, against Barcelona, this Wednesday, the two-time national champions already know that they will finish second in Group A and will therefore be alongside the second-placed team in Group A. Quarter-final draw. Now, this draw will put the first-placed teams face-to-face with the second-placed teams, excluding the teams that were in the same group in this group stage.
Given this, Benfica knows that it will not be able to face Barcelona, the defending champion, in the quarter-finals, thus leaving three more chances in the Eagles’ way. They are Lyon (leader of Group B), French champions and one of the most decorated teams in the history of the Women's Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain (leader of Group C), and English club Chelsea (leader of Group D), champions of the British teams and one of the teams with the largest global investment in Women's football.
The remaining teams following Benfica in second place are the Norwegians from Brann (Group B), the Dutch from Ajax – the first team from the Netherlands to reach this stage of the competition – (Group C) and the Swedish teams from PK Haken (Group C). Group D).
The quarter-final draw is scheduled to take place on February 6, 1pm CET, in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals will be known immediately, as the two stages will be held in two matches. The final match will be held at San Mames Stadium in Bilbao, Spain.
Teams qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Women's Champions League:
- SL Benfica;
- PK Hacken.
- Paris Saint-Germain
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