On Friday in Nyon, Switzerland hosted the draw for the semifinals of Champions League of UEFA, the results of which were formed two pairs of contenders in the decisive round.
For two spots in the final match, which will take place on 28 may in Milan at the San Siro stadium, will be overcome “Manchester city” (England) – “real” (Spain) and Atletico (Spain) – “Bavaria” (Germany).
The first matches of 1/2 finals will be held on April 26 and 27 in the fields of the commands specified first, second – 3 and 4 may. The winner of the first pair will be the nominal home side in the final.
Thus, clubs from the same city – real Madrid and atlético are able to meet each other in the finals if they beat their rivals. This has been the case in 2014. Then real Madrid won 4:1 thanks to three goals scored in extra time.
Note that in the last eight matches against English opponents real Madrid did not suffer a single defeat. The last three fixtures against English clubs they have won.
The confrontation between Atletico and Bayern is a repeat of the final of 1974. It was the only final in the history of the Champions League, which had to beat. After a draw 1:1 in the replay the Germans won 4-0. Of their last seven meetings with representatives of the Bundesliga, “mattress” only lost one.
Later in Nyon held the draw for the semi-finals of the second largest European cups – Europa League UEFA.
According to its results, Shakhtar Donetsk will play against Spanish “Seville” and Spanish “Villarreal” with the English “Liverpool”. The first matches on April 28, in the fields of the commands specified first. The return leg is scheduled for may 5th.
The final of the tournament will be held may 18 at the stadium “St. Jakob Park” in Basel, Switzerland.