Man United may face Champions League fixture reversal, say UEFA

England national team manager Gareth Southgate's squad for this month's European Championship qualifiers has 13 players from four English clubs in the quarter-finals of the Champions League

Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Juventus, Ajax, FC Porto, Tottenham and Barcelona are the sides involved.

Former Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino would relish the opportunity to face his former club's fierce opponents and to try to eliminate them from the tournament.

Back in 1999 Fergie's men beat Inter, then Juventus en route to the Final, where they completed the famous treble with a last-gasp comeback win against Bayern Munich.

Four clubs, two in the last eight of the Champions League this season are locked in a bruising battle for the two spots left for next season.

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Manchester City had never reached the quarter-final stage in the Champions League era before 2015/16, but they've now occupied a position in the last-8 three times times in the last four seasons.

With four English clubs reaching the quarterfinals for the first time since the 2008-09 season, we may be on the cusp of a new period of European domination by the richest league in the world.

The English Premier League is the richest football league on the planet. These are, in turn, calculated on how far a team has advanced in European competitions, with points from the Champions League having a bigger weighting difference than points collected from the Europa League.

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There's a "nothing to lose" feel about United, which was a huge outsider when qualifying for the knockout stage under Jose Mourinho. See especially Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku.

Predictably amid the backstop of the Brexit shambles on the political front, some fans wondered aloud whether English teams knew the country was meant to be exiting the EU.

Porto has flavors of South America and Mexico in the team, plus a foundation of Champions League-winning former Madrid veterans: 37-year-old goalkeeper Iker Casillas and 36-year-old defender Pepe, who returned to his former club in January.

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The semifinal draw will also take place on Friday, and UEFA added: "The calendar for the semifinals will be communicated to all parties on April 18, 2019, following the return legs of the quarterfinals".

Every UEFA Champions League match is also available LIVE and ON DEMAND on DAZN in Canada.

Ajax were next with 16 per cent followed by arch-rivals Manchester United with 10 per cent.

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