NEWS | 20/03/2015Porto, Bayern Munich, PSG, Monaco, Atlético Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona are the Whites' possible opponents (12pm CET).
Leaders of the Bundesliga, the Germans are a side Real Madrid are well acquainted with in European competition. Indeed, they were the opponents beaten by the Whites in the semi-finals of last season's tournament. In this edition, they came top of a Group E that contained Manchester City, Roma and CSKA, and qualified for the last eight after thrashing Shakhtar in their last-16 second leg (7-0).
They are the only unbeaten team among the clubs still in the competition. In the group stage, they finished ahead of Shakhtar, Athletic and Bate Borisov. With Lopetegui in the dugout and several Spanish players in their squad, they reached the quarter-finals for the first time in six seasons after knocking out Basel.
The French side qualified for the quarters for the second season in a row after a close-fought last-16 second leg against Chelsea, which was settled in extra time. In the group stage, they challenged Barcelona for first place right up until the final matchday.
They have made their way through to the quarter-finals having begun the tournament in the group stage after a second-place finish in the French league. They came ahead of Leverkusen, Zenit and Benfica in their group. In the last 16, they eliminated Arsenal and take their place in the last eight for the first time since the 2003/04 season, when they reached the final.
Last season's Champions League runners-up will be in the draw in Nyon after knocking out Bayer Leverkusen on penalties. In the previous round, Atlético finished top of their group, in front of Juventus, Olympiakos and Malmö.
The Italians sealed their place in this phase after seeing off Dortmund in both legs of the last 16. They have dominated the past three Italian league seasons and are on track for a fourth consecutive domestic title, with a considerable points lead at the top of Serie A.
They finished ahead of Paris Saint-Germain, Ajax and Apoel Nicosia in their group, and got to the quarter-finals after eliminating Manchester City in the round of 16, beating the Premier League outfit home and away.