To get to Kiev, Real Madrid will have to travel to Munich. The current European champion will face Bayern in the semifinals of the Champions League, the last step for the grand final, third consecutive for the Zidane team in case of passing the round. The first leg, on April 24 or 25, will be played on the first leg and on the first or second of May, it will be played at the Santiago Bernabéu.
The targets, even with the tension of what happened last Wednesday at the Santiago Bernabéu, where Juventus rallied a 0-3 and the tie was decided with a penalty at the last minute, are the favorites to revalidate title and get the third consecutive European Cup (and fourth in five years), something that no team has achieved since the 70s, when Bayern Munich led by Franz Beckenbauer won three consecutive titles from 1974 to 1976.
But to achieve that success, first Real Madrid will have to eliminate a. And, although part as a favorite, the tie must be played. And more after a quarterfinals that have shown that in the Champions there is never anything written. The great comeback, consummate, from Roma to Barcelona, the comeback, finally to die on the bank, from Juventus in Madrid, Liverpool's global win against Guardiola City and the equality between Bayern and Sevilla have shown that nothing can happen by fact.
Of the four teams that will play this tie, only one, Roma, does not have any European Cup, while the other three add 22 titles: 12 Real Madrid, five Liverpool and five Bayern Munich . Currently, the German team is the only leading team (already a champion) in its league. Real Madrid is fourth in Spain, Rome is also fourth in Italy and Liverpool is third in England.
Real Madrid qualified to the semifinals after winning, in the aforementioned tie, Juventus (0-3 in Turin , 1-3 at the Bernabéu). In the second round, he also defeated another leader from one of the main European leagues: he won 3-1 at PSG at the Bernabéu and won again in Paris. In the first phase, the targets finished second, behind Tottenham and ahead of Borussia Dortmund and APOEL of Nicosia.