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UEFA Champions League semis Real Madrid draw Atletico in derby clash

The city rivals will have their fourth consecutive meeting in the last four years.

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play Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will meet for the fourth consecutive season in the UEFA Champions League

There will be a rematch of the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League final as Real Madrid have been drawn with Atletico Madrid in a Madrid derby for the semi final of the 2016/17 edition. Italian champions Juventus have been paired with Monaco in the other fixture.

Atletico Madrid have been presented with an opportunity to avenge three UEFA Champions League defeats in the past three consecutive seasons against their city rivals.

play Real Madrid draw Atletico Madrid in the semi final of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League


Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid in the final of the 2013-14 Champions League before knocking them out of the competition the following season in the quarters. Last, Los Blancos again emerged champions at the expense of Atletico Madrid in a tension packed final.

In the other semi-final, high-flying Juventus, fresh from slaying Barcelona in the quarters, will entertain Monaco, who knocked out Borussia Dortmund.

Rael Madrid will host Atletico Madrid in the first leg on May 2, while Juventus will visit Monaco on 3 May.

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