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Champions League 2017 Semifinals draw: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

Friday, 12:00 CET, 06:00am EST.

UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League - Q1 and Q2 Qualifying Round Draw Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

Real Madrid are just three games away from back-to-back Champions League titles after beating Bayern Munich last Tuesday in the return leg of the quarterfinals. Bayern are arguably one of the best teams in Europe but the road to the Final is not getting any easier, with Atletico de Madrid, Juventus and Monaco as the potential opponents for Los Blancos.

It would probably be right to tag Monaco as the weakest side on the draw and yet they have some very promising players like Kylian Mbappe or Benjamin Mendy playing great football lately. Atletico de Madrid and Juventus are rock solid, however, so Zinedine Zidane's men would be quite lucky to draw Monaco this time around.

Real Madrid have a decent shot at winning this competition again as it seems that they are gaining momentum. They definitely have the potential to beat any of those three teams over two legs but it's clear that players like Ronaldo or Ramos will need to be at their very best if Los Blancos want to succeed.

How to watch Champions League Semifinals draw

Time: 12:00 CET, 06:00am EST.

Place: Nyon.

Stream: Free streaming at

FAQ answered by UEFA:

Who's in the draw?

Atlético Madrid (ESP)

Juventus (ITA)

Monaco (FRA)

Real Madrid (ESP, holders)

When does the draw take place?

The draw ceremony will begin at 12:00CET on Friday 21 April. It is being held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

How can I follow the draw?

The draw will be streamed live on, with our DrawCentre providing build-up from first thing in the morning plus analysis and reaction during the course of the day.

Is it an open draw?

Yes. No teams are seeded and clubs from the same national association can be drawn against each other.

When will the matches be played?

The semi-final first legs will take place on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 May, with the returns the following week. The side drawn first in each tie will play the first leg at home.

Why is there also a final draw?

There will be an additional draw to define whether the winner of semi-final 1 or semi-final 2 are considered, for administrative purposes, the home team in the final.

When is the final?

The National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff will stage the final at 20:45CET on Saturday 3 June.

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