In 1994 drastic changes were made to the Champions League: eight teams would progress to the knockouts, thus birthing the quarter-finals in Europe’s most prestigious knockout tournament.
Since that decision all those years ago we’ve had some absolute classics in the final-eight, and this season will hopefully prove no exception to that rule, with Liverpool and Benfica already playing out a kill-or-be-killed battle over in Lisbon.
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- All you need to know about this season’s Champions League final
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With Villarreal in the quarter-finals there is perhaps an unfamiliar feel to the competition’s latter stages, but there always have been one or two unexpected gatecrashers in these deeper rounds. But, how many do you remember?
Take our quiz below to see if you can name every single Champions League quarter-finalist since the quarter-finals actually became a thing in 1994/95…