The Reds will take on The Eagles in the last eight of this season’s tournament, having so far overcome Atletico Madrid, AC Milan, Porto and Inter Milan.
With Benfica drawn at home for the first leg, Liverpool will therefore have the Anfield advantage for a decisive second leg on April 13.
It marks the fourth time Liverpool have been in the quarter-finals under Klopp, and this season they are seeking a seventh trophy as they remain on course for a historic quadruple.
Benfica reached the quarter-finals with a 3-2 aggregate win over Ajax.
Full Champions League quarter-final draw
Full Champions League semi-final draw
* Liverpool would be at home for the first leg of the semi-final on April 26/27, with the second leg away from home on May 3/4.
Last time vs. Benfica
The last time Liverpool faced Benfica was in the Europa League quarter-final in Rafa Benitez’s final season in charge in 2009/10, which the Reds won 5-3 on aggregate.
Fernando Torres scored twice in the second leg at Anfield for a 4-1 win, after a 2-1 defeat in Lisbon in the first leg.
Benfica are one of Portugal’s elite clubs, winning the league title for four consecutive seasons from 2014 to 2017, and again in 2019. Last season’s third-place finish was their lowest finish since 2009.
They’ve been managed by Nelson Verissimo since last December, and play at the impressive 64,642-capacity Estadio da Luz in Lisbon.
Their top-goalscorer this season is the very highly-rated Darwin Nunez, with 26 goals in 33 appearances.