Champions League semi-final draw: all you need to know

The UEFA Champions League semi-final draw will be live on UEFA.com from 13:00CET on Friday – here are all the details.

A draw is also made to determine the 'home' team in the final
A draw is also made to determine the 'home' team in the final ©Sportsfile

When and where is the draw?

The UEFA Champions League semi-final draw will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on Friday. It will begin at 13:00CET and follow the UEFA Europa League equivalent, which is set to begin at 12:00CET.

Who is in the draw?

Bayern München (GER)
Liverpool (ENG)
Real Madrid (ESP)
Roma (ITA)

Is there country protection?

Who will lift the trophy in Kyiv in May?
Who will lift the trophy in Kyiv in May?©AFP/Getty Images

No. This will be an open draw in which no teams are seeded and clubs from the same national association can be drawn against each other. The side drawn first will play the first leg at home.

How can you follow the draw?

It will be streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre – with build-up beforehand and reaction to follow – with the best coverage also available throughout the day on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

What to look out for?

UEFA Champions League final ambassador Andriy Shevchenko will help to conduct the draw.

When will the matches be played?

Watch: Ronaldo's overhead and five more classic goals
Watch: Ronaldo's overhead and five more classic goals

The first legs will be on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 April, with the returns on 1 and 2 May. The exact schedule will be confirmed in the afternoon of the draw.

Is there really a draw for the final too?

Yes, for administrative reasons, to deem the 'home' team in Kyiv.

What comes next?

Semi-finals: 24/25 April & 1/2 May
Final: Saturday 26 May, NSC Olimpiyskyi stadium, Kyiv

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