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Sun, May

Amartey faces Partey in UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

Midfielder Thomas Partey will face Ghana international teammate Daniel Amartey in the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League after their respective clubs Atletico Madrid and Leicester City were drawn to face each other.

Leicester, the Premier League champions progressed to the last eight by beating Spanish title-chasers Sevilla 3-2 on aggregate.

Leicester will play the first leg against last year's beaten finalists away from home on 11 or 12 April, with the return leg on 18 or 19 April.

Holders Real Madrid face Bayern Munich, while Barcelona take on Juventus and Borussia Dortmund play Monaco.

Atletico are the only side left in the quarter-finals who Leicester have previously played, but the Foxes have not beaten the Spaniards in their four previous meetings.

Diego Simeone's side were beaten by neighbours Real Madrid on penalties in last season's Champions League final.

The 2014 Spanish champions are fourth in La Liga this season, five points adrift of third-placed Sevilla.

 

Below is the full draw:

Atletico Madrid (Spain) v Leicester City (Eng)

Borussia Dortmund (Germany) v Monaco (France)

Bayern Munich (Germany) v Real Madrid (Spain)

Juventus (Italy) v Barcelona (Spain)