This is the first season since 2009/10 that defending champions Real Madrid did not progress beyond the round of 16, which means there will be a new victor of the Champions League after Los Blancos won the past three consecutive finals.
Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce added: "I think Liverpool have gone as favourites now for the competition, being that side of the draw".
Although many would give the Red Devils little to no chance of progressing past Barcelona and reaching the semi-finals, I'd ask them to reconsider the odds.
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Liverpool have since learned that they will play Porto over two legs in the next stage of the competition.
With their rivals involved in the FA Cup quarter-final action tomorrow, Liverpool and Chelsea have the opportunity to seize the initiative in their quest for Premier League and top-four success, respectively.
"I'd like English teams to play against each other".
United finished as runners up in the Premier League in 2017-2018, 19 points behind champions City.
Can Ole Solksjaer keep up his magic as the Man U manager, or will Lionel Messi and the Barcelona side be too much?
Solskjaer's side showed their strength and desire as they dug deep to produce a miraculous comeback at the Parc des Princes to beat Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of the last 16.
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And Juventus' meeting with Ajax will be a rematch of the 1996 Champions League final at Rome's Stadio OIimpico, a match that the Italians won via a penalty shootout.
The two Manchester clubs were also hit by the regulation in 2011-12, when both were drawn at home in the second leg of their round-of-32 Europa League ties.
It makes good reading for Manchester City who are given a 34% of winning the whole competition, while Liverpool are chosen in second place with 25%.
Ajax, who knocked out Real Madrid in the last round, will host 2015 and 2017 runners-up Juventus.
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