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Bayern v Real Madrid and Liverpool v Roma in Champions League semis

AFP  |  Nyon (Switzerland) 

Defending champions Real Madrid will face Munich in the semi-finals of the while play in a repeat of the 1984 final.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Real will go to Bayern's Arena for the first leg while will host Roma at Anfield in their first match, after Friday's draw.

The Liverpool-Roma tie pits Mohamed Salah, who has scored 39 goals in all competitions already this season, against his former club. "Looking forward to seeing you again," Roma tweeted about the Egyptian striker.

Real, who have won the competition 12 times, reached the semi-finals by fighting off a remarkable Juventus comeback before Ronaldo scored a late penalty to give them a 4-3 win on aggregate.

Roma produced one of the most remarkable comebacks in history to knock out Lionel Messi's with a 3-0 victory in the Italian capital that gave them an unexpected win on away goals over the two legs.

champions Bayern, who named as their next minutes before the draw, eased past in their quarter-final.

beat runaway leaders Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate to set up their meeting with Roma. The English side won the 1984 final, played in Rome, on penalties.

The first legs will take place on April 24-25 and the second will be on May 1-2. The 2018 final will be played in

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 17:35 IST
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