Women's Champions League draw: Lyon-Barcelona in last eight

Holders Lyon will be up against Barcelona in March's quarter-finals while Chelsea face Montpellier, Wolfsburg meet Slavia and Manchester City play Linköping.


UEFA Women's Champions League holders Lyon will be up against Barcelona in March's quarter-finals after the draw for the rest of the competition was made in Nyon.

Quarter-finals: 21/22 & 28/29 March
1 Montpellier (FRA) v Chelsea (ENG)
2 Wolfsburg (GER) v Slavia Praha (CZE)
3 Manchester City (ENG) v Linköping (SWE)
4 Lyon (FRA, holders) v Barcelona (ESP)

Semi-finals: 21/22 & 28/29 April
1 Montpellier/Chelsea v Wolfsburg/Slavia
2 Man. City/Linköping v Lyon/Barcelona

Final: 24 May – Valeriy Lobanovskiy Dynamo Stadium, Kyiv
Semi-final 1 v Semi-final 2

Draw guide

  • Montpellier striker Sofia Jakobsson is set to face former club Chelsea, the only team in the quarter-finals for the first time.
  • Also taking on her old club is Linköping's Kosovare Asllani, as they face Manchester City.
  • If holders Lyon can get past 2016/17 semi-finalists Barcelona, the French champions could again meet the side they beat in the last four a season ago, Manchester City (since when Lucy Bronze has gone to Lyon and Pauline Bremer had joined City).
  • The other semi-final could match Chelsea with the team that ended both their previous campaigns, two-time champions Wolfsburg.