Women's Champions League: Arsenal drawn with PSG in QF

The only English side to have previously won the competition, Arsenal will host PSG in the first leg on March 24 or 25 next year.

Arsenal's Louise Quinn in action as she vies for the ball with Slavia Praha's Laura Zemberyova during the Women's Champions League round-of-16 match.   -  AP

Reigning English champion Arsenal will face Paris Saint-Germain in the quarterfinals of this season's women's Champions League after the draw was made on Friday.

The only English side to have previously won the competition, Arsenal will host PSG in the first leg on March 24 or 25 next year before the return leg in France the following week.

PSG has twice lost the final, including a defeat on penalties at the hands of Lyon in 2017, and could be set for a clash with its French rival in the semifinals.

Six-time winner Lyon, which have lifted the trophy in each of the last four seasons, will play Bayern Munich in the last-eight with the winner of that tie meeting either Arsenal or PSG next.

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Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid's reward for eliminating Manchester City in the last-16 is a tie with Spanish rival Barcelona.

Spanish champion in each of the last three seasons, Atletico may be fancied to progress but Barcelona is hoping to at least match its run to the final last season, where it lost 4-1 to Lyon in Budapest.

The winner of that tie will go through to a semifinal against either Wolfsburg or Glasgow City.

The Scottish side has done superbly to reach the quarterfinals for the first time since 2015 but faces a huge challenge against Wolfsburg, Germany's leading club and two-time Champions League winner.

This season's final will be played in Vienna on May 24 next year.

Quarterfinals draw

Atletico Madrid (ESP) v Barcelona (ESP)

Lyon (FRA) v Bayern Munich (GER)

Glasgow City (SCO) v Wolfsburg (GER)

Arsenal (ENG) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

- Quarterfinals to be played on March 24/25 and April 1/2, 2020

Semifinals draw

Arsenal (ENG) or Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) v Lyon (FRA) or Bayern Munich (GER)

Glasgow City (SCO) or Wolfsburg (GER) v Atletico Madrid (ESP) or Barcelona (ESP)

- Semifinals to be played on April 25/26 and May 2/3

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