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Uefa Champions League Semi-Final Draw




Bayern München v Real Madrid
Liverpool v Roma

Kyiv final: 26 May

Bayern München (GER)

UEFA club ranking: 2
This season: P10 W8 D1 L1 F23 A8
Possible first-choice XI: Neuer; Kimmich, Hummels, Boateng, Alaba; Martínez, Vidal, Thiago; Ribéry, Müller, Lewandowski
Top scorer: Robert Lewandowski (5)
Current league position: Champions
Last semi-final: 2015/16, 2-2 v Atlético (lost on away goals)
European Cup semi-final record: W10 L8
European Cup best: 5x winners (2013)
Top #UCLfantasy scorer: Robert Lewandowski (44)

Why they might win it: Jupp Heynckes is in charge. Enough said.

Real Madrid (ESP, holders)

UEFA club ranking: 1
This season: P10 W7 D1 L2 F26 A12
Possible first-choice XI: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Modrić, Kroos, Isco; Benzema, Ronaldo
Top scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo (15)
Current league position: 4th
Last semi-final: 2016/17, won 4-2 v Atlético
European Cup semi-final record: W15 L13
European Cup best: 12x winners (most recently 2017)
Top #UCLfantasy scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo (84)

Why they might win it: When was the last time they didn’t?

Liverpool (ENG)

UEFA club ranking: 25
This season: P10 W6 D4 L0 F33 A7
Possible first-choice XI: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Milner; Mané, Firmino, Salah
Top scorer: Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah (8)
Current league position: 3rd
Last semi-final: 2007/08, lost 4-3 v Chelsea
European Cup semi-final record: W7 L2
European Cup best: 5x winners (most recently 2005)
Top #UCLfantasy scorer: Roberto Firmino (65)

Why they might win it: The sheer force of momentum behind them

Roma (ITA)

UEFA club ranking: 21
This season: P10 W5 D2 L3 F15 A12
Possible first-choice XI: Alisson Becker; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Strootman, De Rossi, Nainggolan; Cengiz Ünder, Džeko, Perotti
Top scorer: Edin Džeko (6)
Current league position: 4th
Last semi-final: 1983/84, won 3-2 v Dundee United
European Cup semi-final record: W1 L0
European Cup best: semi-finals (1983/84)
Top #UCLfantasy scorer: Edin Džeko (54)

Why they might win it: There’s no discounting a team that did THAT to Barcelona!



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