The UEFA champions League Semi final draws are done. Each team that qualified has come to know who will be their opponents in the bid to become European Champions of the season 2017/2018.
The five times european favorites, Liverpool FC will play AS Roma with Bayern Munich facing the thirteen starred European giants, Real Madrid.
The Reds who beat Manchester City 5 – 1 on aggregate in the last round, will first host the Italians on Tuesday 24th April with the return leg on Wednesday, 2 May. Mohammed Salah who is also Liverpool’s top scorer will face the club he left for 34m pounds in the summer. The two had not met in a competitive match since March 2002.
In the other clash, Minutes before the draw was made, Bundesliga champions, Bayern Muchen announced Eintract Frankfurt boss Niko Kovac will replace Jupp Heynckes as their coach at the end of the season. Heynckes is in his fourth spell at Bayern, with his third ending with victory in the 2013 Champions League final.
To repeat that feat, he will have to find a way to overcome defending champions Real in the semi-finals, with the German club at home in the first leg on Wednesday, 25 April and then travelling to Madrid on Tuesday, 1 May. Real, who have won the competition in three of the past four seasons, reached the last four by coming through a dramatic second leg against Juventus.