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It took a replay for Bayern to get the better of Atlético in the 1974 European Cup final; as the teams meet again, we focus on their Brussels celebrations.
The champagne remains on ice for Bayern München after Borussia Mönchengladbach kept the Bundesliga title race alive, while the big Madrid clubs registered narrow wins.
Bayern München want to avoid losing a semi-final to a Spanish side for the third year running, but Atlético Madrid lead 1-0 and have form for impressive away last-four displays.
Real Madrid are bidding to reach their 14th European Cup final as they welcome a Manchester City side in their first semi-final with the tie all square at 0-0.
Hear from Gareth Bale and Vincent Kompany as our panel review Atlético Madrid’s 1-0 defeat of Bayern München and Manchester City’s 0-0 draw with Real Madrid in the offciall podcast.
Augusto Fernández looks a shrewd January buy, Bayern and Josep Guardiola must be sick of playing in Spain, and is Saúl Ñíguez an option for Spain’s UEFA EURO 2016 tilt?
“Spanish football has another great talent,” Josep Guardiola said of Saúl Ñíguez, whose goal earned victory for an Atlético Madrid side approaching their best according to Diego Simeone.
Atlético 1-0 BayernSaúl Ñíguez’s sensational early goal earned the Spanish side an impressive win to leave this absorbing semi-final tie perfectly poised.
Get the latest on tonight’s game between Atlético’s and Bayern and the latest reaction following Manchester City’s goalless draw against Real Madrid.
No Messi? No Cristiano Ronaldo? Bayern midfielder Thiago Alcántara has some curious names in his ultimate five-a-side team – not least, his little brother Rafinha.
Award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys will perform at the UEFA Champions League final opening ceremony – “an event celebrated in every corner of the world”.
UEFA.com puts Manchester City and Real Madrid’s goalless draw under the microscope, zooming in on both sides’ caution, Madrid’s options and City’s lack of killer instinct.
Joe Hart and Manuel Pellegrini reflect on Manchester City’s draw with Real Madrid while Franck Ribéry and Jan Oblak preview Atlético Madrid v Bayern München in our podcast.
Both coaches were satisfied after a goalless draw between Manchester City and Real Madrid, though for Zinédine Zidane it was tinged with a feeling his side could have snatched it.
Manchester City 0-0 Real MadridJoe Hart made a stunning late stop to deny Pepe and keep this semi-final tie finely-poised ahead of next week’s second leg.
Atlético Madrid were languishing in Spain’s second tier when Xabi Alonso began his career but the 34-year-old knows his Bayern side have a real fight on their hands in the semis.