In the Women’s Champions League quarterfinals, Chelsea will play host and eight-time champion Lyon.
The Women’s Super League teams could not be matched against one another because they both won their groups, thus Arsenal will play Bayern Munich.
Barcelona, who finished second last year, will face Roma, a first-time participant, in the round of eight, while Paris St. Germain will play Wolfsburg.
The first legs of the quarterfinals are held on March 21 and 22, followed by the second legs one week later.
Chelsea had the greatest pool-stage record this season with 16 points from six games, but they did not advance from their Champions League group last year.
Arsenal, who were defeated by Wolfsburg in the quarterfinals last season, will play a Bayern team that was defeated by PSG in the same round in 2021–22.
Georgia Stanway, who won the European Championship, will play against a WSL team for the first time since she transferred from Manchester City to Bayern last year.
Draw for the semifinals
Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich
Chelsea vs. Lyon
Barcelona vs. Roma
Wolfsburg against Paris St. Germain
Potentially challenging final stretch for Chelsea
If Emma Hayes’ team defeats Lyon, they will go to the semifinals where they will face the winner of the Barcelona-Roma match.
Meeting England stars Lucy Bronze and Kiera Walsh, who both transferred from Manchester City to the Spanish team in the summer, could result from this.
Barcelona easily trounced Chelsea in the 2021 championship game, 4-0.
The current league leaders in England, Italy, Spain, and France are included in the Blues’ part of the draw, and it appears that this will be a more difficult road to the final in Eindhoven on June 3.
Should they defeat Bayern, Arsenal, who defeated Lyon 5-1 on the road en route to finishing first in their group, will face either PSG or Wolfsburg in the semifinals.
PSG/Wolfsburg vs. Bayern/Arsenal in the semifinals
Barcelona/Roma versus Chelsea/Lyon
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