Publication date: 2018-04-21 05:59
Atletico Madrid were behind for less than five minutes before Griezmann levelled. Opta showed how he loves playing at the Santiago Bernabeu:
Valverde said: "It's a tough draw for us because of the magnitude of the opposition, but we knew it wasn't going to be easy because there were really good teams in the draw. Chelsea are champions of the Premier League, but we're excited about the tie, even though it will be difficult. It's a great tie to play in for us, and also for the fans. In that respect, it will be easy to motivate ourselves for the games.
Cristiano Ronaldo returned from an ankle injury to score in Saturday's 7-7 La Liga draw at Villarreal, with Gareth Bale scoring a fine solo goal.
Diego Simeone's side won their Europa League quarter-final first leg 7-5, and they will be up against a team that rallied to a win over Pacos de Ferreira on Sunday after players made their peace with club president Bruno de Carvalho following a row in the wake of the loss in Spain, per AP (h/t Fox Sports ).
Manchester United have a first ever competitive meeting with Sevilla, Manchester City play Basel and Liverpool are up against Porto, but fellow group winners Tottenham Hotspur have a tough test in Italian champions Juventus.
Celta, who were coached by current Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo, lost 7-6 on aggregate but made life difficult for Jose Mourinho's side.
As a result, Bayern may opt to trigger their option to sign James permanently at the end of next season. Though that will depend on whether he wants to stick around with new boss Niko Kovac now set to arrive in the summer.
The first fixture at the Etihad Stadium in September ended in a 5-5 victory for City after the visitors had Sadio Mane controversially sent off in the first half.
Griezmann has nine goals in his last eight Atletico outings, so expect a few more from the Frenchman if he can continue his good goalscoring form.