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Manchester City vs. Real Madrid, Champions League 2016 semifinals

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Can Real Madrid consider themselves lucky?

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Real Madrid will face Manchester City in the Champions League Semifinals, with the first leg being played in England.

This will be the sixth time in six years that Madrid will participate in the Champions League Semifinals. Ever since José Mourinho arrived in Madrid, Los Blancos have always been one of Europe's top four teams, and that's certainly something very valuable.

This will be a good opportunity to play another Champions League Final. Los Blancos still have to fight for La Liga in case Barcelona's form keeps dropping and dropping, but Zidane will have more than enough time to rotate his players and keep his starters fresh for this challenge in the Semifinals.

It will also be important for the French coach to recover James Rodríguez and Isco, who can be very important players for the team's chances but have been out of the squad lately.

This isn't the worst draw for Madrid, but City are an unpredictable team capable of surprising Los Blancos.