Spanish fans don’t like Chelsea and United’s chances of progression in the CL

Champions League Pitch

Spanish fans took part in a Champions League special poll conducted by newspaper Marca, but don't rate Chelsea and Manchester United's prospects.

Spanish newspaper Marca asked fans which clubs were going to win each other's respective Champions League quarter-final tie - but there were not exactly backing the English sides remaining in the competition.

Chelsea reached the quarter-finals with a 3-1 aggregate victory over Roberto Mancini’s Turkish champions Galatasary.

Despite a tricky first leg in Istanbul, Chelsea ran out comfortable 2-0 winners in the return leg at Stamford Bridge and set-up a quarter-final match with French champions Paris Saint-Germain.

The match-up between Chelsea and PSG is arguably the most unpredictable of the quarter-final clashes, with many pundits labelling it a straight 50/50 shot.

The Spanish fans, however, believe the favourites are Laurent Blanc’s men. With over 50,000 voters participating, PSG come out on top with a 57.9% - or 28,734 – believing they will overcome Jose Mourinho’s men.

Manchester United on the other hand had to rely on a terrific comeback simply to seal their place in the quarter-finals.

David Moyes’ men trailed Greek side Olympiakos 2-0 from the first-leg, but a Robin Van Persie hat-trick at Old Trafford gave United a 3-0 win and a rewarding quarter-final tie against reigning European champions Bayern Munich.

Pep Guardiola’s men – who were recently crowned Bundesliga champions in record time – are overwhelming favourites against arguably the weakest side in the last eight, but Manchester United will give their all nonetheless.

A whopping 94.4% - or 46,909 – felt that Bayern Munich will progress to the next round, whilst just 5.6% voted in favour of an unlikely Manchester United victory.

Barcelona and Real Madrid were also voted favourites to make the Champions League semi-finals, though for the demanding public, they won’t expect any less.

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