Friday, 21 April 2017

UCL Semi-Finals Draw: Madrid Will Battle Athletico Madrid As Monaco Face Juventus

Reigning Champions Real Madrid will host Athletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals first leg.

Cristiano Ronaldo who single handedly dragged Madrid into the semi-finals scoring five goals again Bayern Munich in the quater-finals.

Madrid who won the previous Champions League by defeating Athletico Madrid are looking to become the first side to successful defend the Champions League trophy.

Zidane's men are on course to do the double this season as they are on top of the LA LIGA table with a game in hand.

Athletico Madrid saw off English Champions Leceister city 2-1 on aggregate.

Underdogs Monaco will face Italian giants Juventus who defeated Barcelona 3-0 on aggregate.

Monaco who has been the surprise team of this tournament defeated Dortmund in both legs of the quater-finals.

Juventus will be looking to return to the final and win it this time after losing to Barcelona 3-1 in the 2015 Champions League final.

Juventus will be wary of Monaco youngster Kylian Mbappe who has taken the Champions League by storm churning out impressive performances and scoring goals.

The first leg will be played on May 2nd and 3rd, Madrid will play the first leg at the Bernabeu, Monaco will also be at home for the first leg tie.


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