New Delhi: With the thrilling round of the quarter-finals stage already over, football fans now await for the semi-finals draw and what would be the possible matc-up in the next round. Well, here is everything you need to know about the Champions League semi-final draw ceremony...
Which are the teams that have reached the semi-final stage?
Madrid rivals- Real and Atletico outshined their opponents Bayern Munich and Leicester City to book their semis spot. While Real edged past the German champions when the match rolled into extra time, riding on a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick in a rather controversial match which framed around certain alleged referee blunders. On the other hand, the Red and Whites had a rather narrow escape at King Power stadium, with a strong defensive line-up proving to be their armour against the attacking Foxes.
The two teams were later joined in a day after by Juventus and Monaco, who had their respective share of victories over Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund. While an Kylian Mbappe classic helped the French club securing thumping 3-1 victory over Dortmund at home; Juventus held on their first-leg score preventing the spanish giants from a yet another comeback tale.
So the teams are – Real Madrid (Spain), Atletico Madrid (Spain), Juventus (Italy), AS Monaco (France).
When does the Champions League semi-final draw take place?
It event will take place on Friday, April 21, at 3:30 pm IST
Where will the draw take place ?
It will be held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland
Where can I follow the Champions League semi-final draw?
One can live stream the entire event on UEFA.com. You can also catch up with the live updates on the semi-final draw coverage on Zee News (Sports).
When will the semi-final matches take place?
The first-leg matches will be held on May 2 and 3 respectively, while the return leg of the similar, will be held a week later on May 9 and 10.
What is the possible scenario?
Among the four, it is quite obvious that Juventus and Real Madrid hold the edge over Atletico and Monaco.
When is the Champions League final?
The Champions League final will be played on June 3 at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.