Liverpool had to toil to advance from the group stage. The team won the hemmamatcherna but lost all three bortamatcherna and stayed on the same points as Napoli. But Liverpool took him on in virtue of more goals scored in total in the six gruppspelsmatcherna.
In the league, the game has been hacked a little after the new year, three wins in six rounds, and out of direct in the FA cup against Wolverhampton (1-2).
Bayern Munich sailed gracefully through the group stage. Only poängtappen came against grupptvåan Ajax, 1-1 home, 3-3 away.
is the greatest scorer in the Champions League so far with eight goals.
In the league slipped Bayern Munich after Borussia Dortmund a month before the winter break. Most were of nine points. But the mold has returned. After the break, has Bayern Munich won four of five league games, and have hang on the Dortmund again.
Bayern Munich are forced to play without striker Thomas Müller in both meetings with Liverpool. Müller is turned off after a red card against Ajax in the last semifinals.
have met six times in the Champions League, in Lyon's heyday in the early 2000s, when the club won seven straight league titles. Barcelona cruised two times in Lyon and won the other four meetings.
the New face of Barcelona a formstarkt Lyon, who have won four of the last five league matches. Ligasuveränen PSG were defeated two weeks ago with 2-1.
But Barcelona has two strong months in the back, with nine wins and two cross in the eleven last in La Liga. It means that you have a fairly firm grip on the league at the moment.
the 31-year-old superstar Lionel Messi still delivers on a regular basis. 22 goals in as many games in La Liga, six goals in the four games he participated in during the group stage of the Champions League.
the remaining two åttondelsfinaler, Atlético Madrid–Juventus and Schalke 04–Manchester City.
Manchester City have their sights set on winning all four tournaments starting in. Team highs right now the Premier League ahead of Liverpool and is in the final of the league Cup against Chelsea. City have reached the quarter-finals of the FA cup, but aims above all to win the Champions League.
the Shape after the new year is ruffled. The team has won eleven of the 12 competitive matches, with 46-5 in goal difference, despite the fact that you rotated the starting line-up. At home it has City made 33 goals in the last six matches.