Real Madrid faces Bayern in Champions League semis

Dean Simpson
April 15, 2018

The Italian side pulled off one of the greatest shocks in the history of the Champions League when they defeated Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the competition to qualify for the last four and set up a reunion with the Egyptian.

The Champions League final will be held in Kiev, Ukraine on Saturday, 26 May.

The tie is a repeat of last season's quarter-final, which Bayern lost 6-3 on aggregate after the second leg went to extra-time.

The Europa League final will be in Lyon, France on Wednesday, 16 May, with the victor guaranteed a place in next season's Champions League.The Champions League final will be held in Kiev, Ukraine on Saturday, 26 May.


Grobbelaar is back in focus this week after Liverpool were drawn to face Roma in the semi-finals of the Champions League as the former goalkeeper saved the crucial penalties from Bruno Conti and Francesco Graziani in the 1984 final to win the trophy for the Reds at the Stadio Olimpico.

Liverpool, Champions League winners in 2005, have not faced Roma in a competitive match since March 2002.

Joshua Kimmich (Bayern defender): "It doesn't matter who we face - we want to reach the final!"

Roma are fourth in Serie A - 21 points behind leaders Juventus.


"But if anybody thinks this is the easiest draw then I can not help this person - they obviously didn't see both games against Barcelona".

"I didn't see the first leg, but how boring Barcelona are", the former Red told Italian daily La Repubblica when asked about Roma knocking out Barcelona.

'I still talk to most of the players there.

"The second leg was outstanding, it was outstanding what they did".


"If anybody thinks this is the easiest draw then I can not help this person", said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp."They obviously didn't see both games against Barcelona".

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER