The path to the final for the last eight teams in the UEFA Women’s Champions League is set, including an all-England affair in one of the quarterfinals. Tyresö FF of Sweden and Austria’s SV Neulengbach play in one semifinal, while England’s Birmingham City and Arsenal meet in the other half of that side of the draw.
Italy’s ASD Torres FC will play Germany’s FFC Turbine Potsdam — who beat Lyon, finalists four times in a row — with the winner playing either reigning champions VfL Wolfsburg or Barcelona in the semifinals.
Tyresö FF will be looked at as favorites on the one side of the draw, while German clubs Potsdam and Wolfsburg are on a semifinal collision course in the other half.
Here’s the full draw:
Quarter-finals: 22/23 & 29/30 March
Tyresö FF (SWE) v SV Neulengbach (AUT)
VfL Wolfsburg (GER, holders) v FC Barcelona (ESP)
ASD Torres FC (ITA) v 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam (GER)
Birmingham City LFC (ENG) v Arsenal LFC (ENG)
Semi-finals: 19/20 & 26/27 April
Birmingham/Arsenal v Tyresö/Neulengbach
Torres/Potsdam v Wolfsburg/Barcelona
Final (Estádio do Restelo, Lisbon): 22 May
Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2
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