The Champions League and Europa League are right down to the remaining 4 and the semi-final draw is simply round the nook.
Quarter-remaining ties have been determined in thrilling style as Europe’s elite try and proceed their journeys to Kiev and Lyon.
There’s a lot at stake for the groups concerned with monetary incentives hooked up to success on the pitch, whereas profitable the Europa League earns a spot in subsequent season’s Champions League.
With the attracts looming, Aim brings you all the things it is advisable to know, together with the dates, occasions, groups concerned and learn how to watch.
When is the Champions League semi-final draw?
The draw for the Champions League semi-final will happen on Friday, April thirteen following the conclusion of all 4 quarter-ultimate ties.
As is customary, the draw shall be held at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
It is because of get beneath means at 12:00 BST UK time (07:00 ET) after the Europa League draw (see under).
Apparently there may even be a draw for the last of the competitors, for administrative functions, with a purpose to discern which group might be the designated house workforce.
What groups are in the Champions League semi-final?
An thrilling set of second legs have seen the Champions League remaining 4 determined.
Liverpool, after grabbing a three-zero benefit over Manchester Metropolis in the first leg at Anfield, remained undefeated on this yr’s competitors by strolling away with a 2-1 win at the Etihad. The Reds gained the tie 5-1 on combination.
Barcelona inflicted a four-1 defeat on Roma in the first leg at the Camp Nou, with Lionel Messi and co. placing one foot into the semi-finals. However Roma stormed again at the Stadio Olimpico, profitable three-zero, and knocking the present La Liga leaders out on away objectives.
Actual Madrid seemed a fair greater lock for the semi-finals than their league rivals after a three-zero victory over Juventus in Turin. Nevertheless, the Previous Woman managed to tug the tie again to three-three after scoring 3 times at the Bernabeu, solely to be felled by a stoppage time penalty name. Gianluigi Buffon was despatched off for dissent and Cristiano Ronaldo buried the penalty to have the present holders narrowly slip by four-three on combination.
In the meantime, Bayern Munich took a 2-1 lead over Sevilla after the first leg in Seville and noticed out a scoreless attract Bavaria to advance.
Whereas there isn’t any restriction on dealing with groups from the similar nation, this season all 4 semi-finalists characterize a unique nation.
The Champions League semi-final video games might be performed in April and Might, with the first legs happening on April 24 and 25, whereas the second legs are scheduled for Might 1 and a couple of.
Champions League quarter-finals:
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How can I watch the Champions League semi-final draw?
The Champions League semi-final draw can be obtainable to stream reside on-line utilizing UEFA’s official web site, uefa.com.
In the United Kingdom (UK) it may also be watched reside on TV on Eurosport 1.
Additionally, you will have the ability to comply with proceedings stay with Aim.
When is the Europa League semi-final draw?
The draw for the Europa League semi-finals additionally takes place on Friday, April thirteen and it’ll come earlier than the Champions League equal.
Occasions in Nyon are scheduled to start at eleven:00 BST (06:00 ET).
The house staff for the Europa League ultimate in Lyon may even be set throughout the draw.
What groups are in the Europa League semi-final?
After the Champions League quarter-ultimate second legs proved riveting, the Europa League’s proved simply as thrilling.
Arsenal entered their second leg towards CSKA Moscow with a four-1 lead however have been a aim away from elimination after the Russian aspect jumped out to a 2-zero second-leg benefit. Nevertheless, a pair of late objectives noticed the Gunners via to the remaining 4.
Atletico Madrid defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-zero, in the first leg, however have been made to sweat in the second leg, as Sporting grabbed a 1-zero benefit however have been unable to internet a second.
Lazio recorded a four-2 victory over Austrian aspect Purple Bull Salzburg and went up by three objectives after taking a 1-zero lead in the second leg. Nevertheless, they might endure the reverse of their native rivals Roma, and cough up that benefit as Salzburg scored 4 unanswered objectives to win the match four-1 and the tie 6-5.
Bundesliga aspect RB Leipzig held a slender 2-1 benefit over Marseille, and went up 1-zero early on in France. However a again-and-forth affair noticed the Ligue 1 aspect come out the 5-2 winner in the match and 6-four on combination.
Semi-remaining video games will happen on Thursday, April 26 (first leg) and Thursday, Might three (second leg).
Europa League quarter-finals:
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|Atletico Madrid||2-1||Sporting Lisbon||2-zero||zero-1|
|Lazio||5-6||Purple Bull Salzburg||four-2||1-four|
How can I watch the Europa League semi-final draw?
Like the Champions League draw, the Europa League semi-final draw will probably be obtainable to stream stay on-line utilizing UEFA’s official web site – uefa.com.
In the United Kingdom (UK) it can be watched stay on TV on Eurosport 1.
Additionally, you will be capable of comply with proceedings stay with Aim.