After Tuesday’s Champions League semifinal snoozer between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea ended in a 0-0 draw, we now get the main event: Reigning champion Bayern Munich travels to Real Madrid in the first leg of the other semifinal.
When: 2:45 p.m.
U.S. television: Fox Sports 1, Fox Deportes, foxsoccer2go.com subscription.
Where: Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid.
Return match: Tuesday in Munich.
— The Guardian looks back at the 1987 semifinal matchup between the two teams, a brutally violent game that featured Real’s Juanito spiking Bayern’s Lothar Matthäus in the face, drawing a five-year suspension from European play by UEFA.
— More from the Guardian: “It is the 11th European Cup/Champions League tie between these clubs in 37 years, the sixth semi-final (the Germans have won four) and the results of this epic series have often come to define eras.”
— Cristiano Ronaldo seems set to play for Real after missing the past four games with a hamstring injury, the BBC reports.