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Real Madrid face Man City, Bayern plays Atletico

Updated 1105 GMT (1905 HKT) April 15, 2016
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Real Madrid will play Manchester City in the first semifinal. The English club is hoping to reach the Champions League final for the first time. Madrid, meanwhile, has lifted the trophy more times than any other club. CURTO DE LA TORRE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Pellegrini has at most just nine games left of his Manchester City career. While his City side struggles in the league, it has the possibility of glory in Europe's premier cup competition. OLI SCARFF/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Pep Guardiola is the man that will replace the departing City boss. Now, there is a possibility he will face his new team in the biggest game in club football. SVEN HOPPE/DPA/AFP/Getty Images/file
To set up that intriguing contest, Guardiola's Bayern side will have to reach the final first. Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
Antoine Griezmann and Atletico stand in their way. Diego Simeone's team is a highly-organized, efficient outfit -- an ominous prospect for any opposition. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
Atletico certainly proved too much for Barcelona. There will be no Messi magic in the Champions League semifinals this year... Who is your favorite for the Champions League trophy? CESAR MANSO/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool players celebrate victory after the remarkable Europa League quarterfinal second leg match against Borussia Dortmund at Anfield. The Reds triumphed 4-3 on the night having trailed by two goals, and will now play Villarreal in the semifinal. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Villarreal eased into the semifinals courtesy of a 6-3 aggregate win against Sparta Prague. Marcelino Garcia Toral's team is currently fourth in the Spanish La Liga -- can it sink Liverpool? Matej Divizna/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Four-time winner Sevilla advanced to the semifinals after an emotional penalty shootout victory against fellow Spanish side Athletic Bilbao. Sevilla will play Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine. David Ramos/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Shakhtar saw off SC Braga to advance to this stage. The Ukrainian side was the winner of the competition in the 2008-09 season. Can it replicate that feat this year? SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/AFP/Getty Images