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Champions League draw: Real v Athletico and Juve v Monaco

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By James Edgar
Champions League draw: Real v Athletico and Juve v Monaco

<p>Defending champions Real Madrid will face city rivals Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League.</p> <p>The holders beat their neighbours to lift the trophy last year, but this time round, there can only be one Madrid team in the final in Cardiff.</p> <p>The Spanish clubs also met in the 2014 final, which Real’s Galacticos also won. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" tw-align-center data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The official result of the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UCLdraw?src=hash">#UCLdraw</a>!<br /> <br /> Who will reach the final? <a href="https://t.co/ctmsrrB8ip">pic.twitter.com/ctmsrrB8ip</a></p>— Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChampionsLeague/status/855365599874232320">April 21, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The draw for the semi-finals of the in Nyon in Switzerland also pitted Juventus against Monaco. </p> <p>Two-time champions Juve are bidding to return to the final since losing to Barcelona in 2015. </p> <p>Monaco are in the last four for the first time since they lost the 2004 final to FC Porto.</p> <p>Real and Monaco will play the first legs at home, with one game on the May 2 and another on May 3.</p> <p>The second legs will be the following week. The final is in Cardiff on the of June 3.</p>