Bombazo in the semifinals. The Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will meet in the semifinals of the Champions League . So he has played in luck in the draw for the Champions League which was held on Friday at the headquarters of UEFA in Nyon , Switzerland .
The first leg of the semifinals will be played on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 May and the return games, a week later. The Atletico Madrid will play the first match at the Santiago Bernabeu and return to the Vicente Calderón because the draw was pure without conditions, any more that two teams from the same association could not face each other. If Diego Simeone and Zinedine Zidane will qualify for the event, the final of the tournament will take place on June 3 (20.45 h.) At the Wales National Stadium in Cardiff .
The Atletico Madrid is in the semifinals of the Champions League for the third time in the last four seasons, all with the Argentine Diego Simeone , and for the sixth time in its history in the tournament, which has been runner – up three times: 1973 -74, 2013-14 and 2015-16. In the previous two times he reached this stage of the competition, with Cholo in command, the team reached the final.
In the case of Real Madrid has managed to get into the semifinals of the Champions League for the seventh consecutive season, something that no other club has managed to do in the history of the Champions League or the old European Cup. No missed this appointment since 2011 And Real Madrid are the European club that has been among the top four in the competition, 28 times ahead of Bayern (18).
Those of Zidane will try to fight for a title that they obtained the past course precisely before Atletico , in Milan , nobody has been able to win the Champions two times in a row. The white set is the athletic black beast in Europe. Every time they have crossed, the mattresses have been left. The last three seasons, Madrid have been the executioner of Atletico, in the finals of Lisbon and Milan (both parties finished 1-1) and in the quarterfinals of 14/15, with a 0-0 in the Calderón and A 1-0 at the Bernabéu that gave the pass to Ancelotti to the semifinals of the Champions .
Many years before, the first continental duel with the neighbors arrived. And Atletico fell in the semi-finals of that European Cup, something unthinkable today by the rules, after losing 2-1 in Chamartín, the rojiblanco box won 1-0 in the Metropolitan with Collar goal . Atletico should have gone through the double value of the goals in the opposite field, but then it was not so and it was disputed a game of tie-breaker. It was played a week later in Zaragoza, and Madrid won 2-1. All the continental precedents favor the whites, although in the last years, the total balance of clashes between the great ones of Madrid benefits Atletico .