Champions League draw live: Real Madrid, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Monaco discover their semi-final fate

Mark Critchley
The Independent
Champions League draw as it happened: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Monaco vs Juventus in the last four
Champions League draw as it happened: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, Monaco vs Juventus in the last four

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And then there were four.

After a dramatic set of quarter-finals only the best four teams in Europe remain with a place in the showpiece final in Cardiff now only two games away.

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Real Madrid survived an epic two-legged to and fro with Bayern Munich thanks to some typical Herculean Cristiano Ronaldo heroics while city rivals Atletico join them after seeing off a stubborn Leicester over two legs.

Juventus produced a defensive masterclass to beat Barcelona and keep Leo Messi and Co scoreless over both legs while Monacobecame the fourth team in the hat with a hugely impressive win over Borussia Dortmund.

All that remains to be decided is who is going to play who for a place in June's final.

When is the draw?

The draw takes place in Nyon on Friday 21 April, following the completion of the quarter final ties on Wednesday.

What time is the draw?

Proceedings will begin at 11.00am BST, with the draw following shortly after.

Where can I watch it?

It will be shown live on BT Sport 2.

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If, however, you cannot watch the draw, you can bookmark this article which will turn into The Independent’s live blog.

How does it work?

As per usual at this stage of the competition, the draw is unseeded and there will be no ‘country protection’, meaning teams from the same domestic league can be drawn against each other.

The team drawn first will play the first leg at home, with those drawn second away.

When will the Champions League semi-finals take place?

This year’s semi-final first legs will be played on 2 and 3 May, with the return legs played the following week across 9 and 10 May.

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