Best UCL quarter-final matches you have to see!

Here are the quarter-final matches you cannot miss! Make sure you book your football trip to these matches!

Real Madrid-Chelsea

Following the draw at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Real Madrid will face Chelsea in the Champions League quarterfinals. On 12 April, the first leg will take place at Santiago Bernabéu and on 18 April, it will be played at Stamford Bridge.

The Bernabéu is a stadium that always has a spectacular atmosphere for UCL games. The match between Real Madrid and Chelsea last year was incredible. The stadium has hosted four Champions League and European Cup finals throughout its history.

A football trip to Madrid offers plenty of things to see and do outside the stadium. One of Madrid’s biggest parks is called El Retiro. In the 18th century, the park, which was owned by the Spanish Monarchy back then, opened to the general public. Close by is the Plaza Mayor, Madrid’s main square, where hundreds of centuries of history are engraved in its cobblestones, and coronations, bullfights and even executions have taken place there throughout the years.

If you are planning on going somewhere before the match El Refugio and Irish Rover, two bars near to the stadium, are extremely popular with Real Madrid supporters. Especially, football fans are familiar with the lively pub El Refugio, which has a welcoming staff that welcomes away fans. Cheap alcohol is available, and there is a limited selection of snacks. Make sure to include a visit to this bar during your football trip to Madrid!

Inter Milan -S.L. Benfica

Inter and Benfica will face in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. In the first match, , and in the second, they will play at home. In 1964 Inter Milan defeated Benfica in the Final, and the Italians won their second consecutive European Cup.

Milan’s San Siro stadium is a symbol of the city around the world. It’s best for you to not miss this opportunity to see a game at this football stadium. Since a new stadium with 60,000 seats will likely be constructed down the road and replaced the San Siro stadium after the 2026 Winter Olympics.Since Milan is the city of fashion, you need to shop in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, where four galleries are connected by a transparent dome above glass ceilings. It is also known for its majestic Duomo cathedral, one of the largest Roman Catholic cathedrals in the world, located in the city’s heart. Near the Piazza del Duomo, there is a very unique sports pub. The fact that this bar is tucked away in a side street means that visitors have not yet filled it. Every surface in the place is covered with football memorabilia, and Irish Guinness is one of the many drinks they offer. You have to order their delicious burgers during your football trip to Milan!

AC Milan-Napoli

Napoli eliminated Liverpool, Ajax, and Rangers in their division and easily defeated Frankfurt in the round of 16 to make it to the quarterfinals. Throughout it all, they were playing some of the most exciting football in Europe. With Kvaratshkhelia and Osimeh, they are one of the best teams of this season, and they are facing AC Milan in the Champions League quarterfinals. It will be the first time they will be playing against each other in a European game.

AC Milan is  very adaptable and flexible, so they can play to both their own strengths and their opponents’ flaws. Stefano Pioli’s players can put anyone to the test when they are at their best.

AC Milan is the ideal option to see if you want to experience a football game at one of the most legendary Italian teams ever. Without a doubt, match between AC Milan and Napoli will be a very exciting to see.

In addition, Milan offers a variety of activities for the rest of your football trip. It is possible to have a fantastic lunch or dinner in Milan, since the city is full of delicious traditional restaurants. You can enjoy traditional Italian pizza at Ristorante Pizzeria O Surdato ‘Nnamurato near San Siro stadium! There is a museum at San Siro with some awesome exhibitions you can see during a tour. Furthermore, you can see the locker rooms, walk through the players’ tunnel, and see the panorama of the field. Make sure you will add the stadium tour in your fooball trip in Milan!


FC Bayern were drawn together with the champions of England, coached by former Bayern coach Pep Guardiola. Based on the quality of both teams, it’s the biggest game of the season. Bayern is looking strong, and is set to face last year’s Premier League Champions, Manchester City, in one of the most memorable matches of the season.

First game will happen in Etihad stadium, that is situated in the east of the city. During your football trip here, you have to go on the stadium tour! The National Football Museum is nearby and is open to the public. You travel through English football’s history there. Additionally, there are daily exhibits, games for kids, and objects for visitors to see.

The second game will be played at FC Bayern’s Allianz Arena. There is no doubt that it is one of the finest football stadiums in the world! You can extend your stay and attend Springfest in the last two weeks of April. Take a ride on one of the many rides or enjoy the festival fun at the beer marquee. You can’t miss this experience during your football trip to Munich!

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