Quarter-final draw next Friday: accreditation

The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League quarter-final draws will be streamed live on 21 March, with the media accreditation window closing 24 hours before.

Lisbon final ambassador Luís Figo will again be assisting with the UEFA Champions League draw
Lisbon final ambassador Luís Figo will again be assisting with the UEFA Champions League draw ©Getty Images

The draws for the quarter-finals of the 2013/14 UEFA club competitions will take place on Friday 21 March at UEFA's House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland, streamed live on UEFA.com.

The UEFA Champions League draw will be made at 12.00CET, conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and UEFA's director of competitions Giorgio Marchetti, assisted by the ambassador for the final in Lisbon, Luís Figo.

The UEFA Europa League draw will follow from 13.00CET, carried out again by the UEFA General Secretary and the director of competitions, but aided this time by the ambassador for the final in Turin, Ciro Ferrara.

The quarter-final ties involving the eight winners from the UEFA Champions League round of 16 will be determined by an open draw. At this stage of the competition, no teams are seeded and clubs from the same national association may be drawn against each other. The quarter-finals are played on a home-and-away basis, with the first legs on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 April and the return legs the following week, Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 April.

The same procedure will apply for the UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw, with the ties to be held on Thursday 3 and Thursday 10 April.

Media representatives wishing to attend the draws are requested to apply by emailing fame_accreditations@uefa.ch before 12.00CET on Thursday 20 March, mentioning "Club draws" in the subject line.

A live feed from the draw hall will be available in the media working area, which is also equipped with a Wi-Fi facility. Both club competition draws will be broadcast live on UEFA.com and on Eurosport.

The semi-final draws for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League are scheduled for Friday 11 April in Nyon.

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