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Barça, Bayern, Juventus and Madrid In Champions League Semi-Final Line-Up

Champions League trophyThe Champions League semi-final draw on Friday will comprise of European footballing royalty as Juventus, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munch have a combined 20 European Cup wins and 33 final appearances between them.

Barcelona and Bayern both progressed comfortably on Tuesday, but for Wednesday’s qualifiers things were far less clear-cut. Madrid looked set to be taken to extra time by Atlético Madrid, until loan striker Javier Hernández struck late to earn the holders a first victory against their city rivals in eight meetings in all competitions this season. The Bianconeri also went through 1-0 on aggregate, against Monaco, drawing 0-0 in their second leg having edged last week’s opening instalment in Turin.

The draw opens up some potentially fascinating clashes. Will we see another El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona? Or will we Pep Guardiola return to the Camp Nou or Toni Kroos return to Munich. What draw would you like to see?

The four Champions League semi-finalists
FC Barcelona (ESP)
European Cup semi-final record: W6 L8
Last semi-final appearance: 2012/13 (0-7 v FC Bayern München)
This season: W9 D0 L1 F23 A7
Top scorer: Lionel Messi (8)
European head-to-heads
v Bayern W1 D2 L5 F9 A15
v Juventus W2 D2 L2 F7 A6
v Real Madrid W2 D3 L3 F10 A13

FC Bayern Munich(GER)
European Cup semi-final record: W10 L6
Last semi-final appearance: 2013/14 (0-5 v Real Madrid CF)
This season: W7 D1 L2 F30 A8
Top scorer: Thomas Müller (6)
European head-to-heads
v Barcelona W5 D2 L1 F15 A9
v Juventus W4 D1 L3 F11 A6
v Real Madrid W11 D2 L9 F33 A31

Juventus (ITA)
European Cup semi-final record: W7 L3
Last semi-final appearance: 2002/03 (4-3 v Real Madrid CF)
This season: W6 D2 L2 F13 A5
Top scorer: Carlos Tévez (6)
European head-to-heads
v Barcelona W2 D2 L2 F6 A7
v Bayern W3 D1 L4 F6 A11
v Real Madrid W7 D1 L8 F18 A16

Real Madrid CF (ESP)
European Cup semi-final record: W13 L12
Last semi-final appearance: 2013/14 (5-0 v FC Bayern München)
This season: W8 D1 L1 F22 A6
Top scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo (8)
European head-to-heads
v Barcelona W3 D3 L2 F13 A10
v Bayern W9 D2 L11 F31 A33
v Juventus W8 D1 L7 F16 A18

This season’s statistics refer only to the group stage onwards.

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