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Champions League draw results 2017: Real Madrid vs Atletico de Madrid in the semifinals

Madrid Derby.

Real Madrid CF v Club Atletico de Madrid - La Liga Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Real Madrid drew Atletico de Madrid in the Champions League semifinals draw.

It will not be easy for Madrid to beat Atletico over two legs and they must try to keep a clean sheet at home. The first leg will be played at the Bernabeu and the return one at the Calderon.

Zinedine Zidane and his men are just three matches away from their second consecutive Champions League title, and while it will not be easy to conquer the European trophy, they definitely have the quality and the players to succeed while still trying to win La Liga.

It will be very important for Zidane and the rest of the coaching staff to have a healthy roster until the very end of the season. For instance, Raphael Varane and Pepe are expected to be back with the squad in time for the first leg of the semifinals and that would be great news for Real Madrid. Expect more rotations from Zidane over the next couple of weeks just so that the starters have fresh legs.

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