Chelsea reached the quarterfinals by ending in first place of the poule with Real Madrid, BK Häcken and Paris FC. The English champion has never won the tournament before but made it to the final in the 2020/2021 season.
Suzanne Bakker's team ended in second place of poule C. By drawing Chelsea, they will meet the winner of group D. The winner of the two matches between Ajax and Chelsea will play the semi-final against the winner of SK Brann - FC Barcelona.
A place in the final eight of the UEFA Women's Champions League has become a reality for the Ajax Women. Suzanne Bakker's team fought back from 1-0 down and won 2-1. The equaliser was scored by Tiny Hoekstra right before half-time, and a corner taken by Sherida Spitse fell into the goal via an Italian player right before full-time.