The Semi Final fixtures of UEFA Champions league are updated after completion of draw. The draw was held at Nyon, Switzerland on 11 April 2014. Former Barcelona & Real Madrid player Luis Figo who is final brand ambassador of UEFA picked the names of all four clubs. As we know again this time 2 clubs from Spain qualified for the next round & one club got the toughest rival. Check out the fixtures of semi final below.
Champions League 2013-14 Semi Final Fixtures
|First Leg 22 April 2014|
|Second Leg 23 April|
The Spanish giant Real Madrid will now face the defending European champions Bayern Munich in semi final games. Whereas, the second Spanish club Atletico Madrid will play next round against Hose Mourinho’s side Chelsea football club. From last 11 years, Los Blancos are looking for one more victory of European title.
For Real Madrid it would be the toughest task for the team. In last season, they were defeated against BVB in this round & recently they knocked out Dortmund after great struggle. The Bavarians will be upgraded with their complete squad for this round as their players like Bastian Schweinsteiger, Martinez & others have missed second leg of quarter finals against Manchester United.
Atletico Madrid, the club which qualified for Semis after 40 years in its football history. The red & whites are also playing at their best in domestic league La Liga & are still on top spot. If they, win this tournament, it will be their first victory in history of UEFA Champions league.
The champions of 2011-12 have entertained us a lot in last round against Paris Saint Germain. With a perfect come back at Stanford Bridge, the hopes of winning this title are still alive. If Blue Lions wins this time, then the manager Jose Mourinho will the first manager for winning this title with maximum teams.
Strongest Competitors of Champions League
Despite 2 draws in knock out round against Arsenal & Manchester United, the Bavarians are still the toughest competitor of this season. The domestic league Budesliga is not finished & they’ve already won it with a record unbeaten of 52 matches.
After losing last 2 El Clasico, the whites are still one of the strongest competitors for this title. Real Madrid have scored maximum number of goals in this season & team player Cristiano Ronaldo is also the highest goal scorer  in single season. He has joined Barcelona’s Lionel Messi who also scored 14 goals in single season.
Atletico strikers Diego Costa, David Villa & Koke are in great form & can make disaster to other teams. While Chelsea midfielders are looking more aggressive than their strikers, Their midfielders have scored more goals as compared to strikers in Premier League.
Final of Champions League
The final will be played on 24 May 2014 at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon which is capital of Portugal. The winner will qualify for the 2014 UEFA Super Cup & the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup. So this is the best opportunity of Cristiano Ronaldo to win it at home, but for this they have to make victory of the current champions.