Saturday, January 22

Real Madrid-Barça, in the women’s Champions League

  • The winner of the tie will play against the winner of the Arsenal-Wolfsburg duel for a place in the final.

  • The Camp Nou could host the second leg.

El Clásico de la Liga, the great duel between Barça and Madrid, moved to the Female champions, specifically to the quarter-finals of the tournament, after the draw held in Nyon (Switzerland) that paired Barça and Madrid players to get the ticket that gives access to the semifinals of the Champions League.

“Playing a Clásico against Real Madrid is an extra motivation. It is a team that we know because of the historical rivalry that exists between clubs. There is a lot left, you have to be calm, but it will be a great and complicated game,” he said from Barcelona, Jonatan Giráldez, Barça coach after the result of the draw.

There was no repetition, as happened in the men’s Champions League, nor did the Catalans and the Madridistas want to be early risers since the balls of both teams were the last to come out. The first leg will be played in Madrid on March 22 at 9:00 p.m. and the return meeting in Barcelona, ​​the March 30th, at 6:45 pm, in what will be the first continental women’s classic in history and with the Catalans, despite Giráldez’s moderation, as the main favorites. The possibility that the return match will be played in the Camp Nou.

The semifinal crosses

Not in vain two weeks ago Barça beat Madrid 1-3 in a Female league that the Catalans control, dominate and lead without too many obstacles. 14 games have played and all 14 have won, while Madrid is in eighth position (12 are the teams) with six victories and another six defeats.

As a curiosity, Barça and Whites will experience a third duel in March, since just before crossing their destinations in the Champions League they will meet at the Johan Cruyff, on matchday 24 of the League, six from the end of the championship. The match is scheduled for March 13, 2021.

This Monday, also, the pairings for the semifinals of the Champions were defined. In this way, the winner of the duel between Barça and Madrid will face the winner of the tie between Arsenal and the Wolfsburg to get a place in the final of the tournament, which will be played at the Juventus stadium in Turin. The date is yet to be determined.

The quarterfinals

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