The two Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona passed each other at the draw for the semi-finals "couples" of the Champions League. "The Royal Club" meets Juventus and Barcelona will face against the "Bavarians" Bayern (Munich).
Juve reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time after 12 years of absence. In 2003, "Bianconeri" eliminated "the royal club", which in that time was again the current leader on the continent. Real Madrid has not excluded an Italian rival in the elimination phase from 28 years. The team fro Madrid proved stronger than Napoli on the last campaign and in the next seven meetings Italians always come out as winners.
Guardiola backs to his favorite "Camp Nou", in which achieved so much as a player and coach. Barcelona seeks revenge against the Bavarian machine, as before two years ago Germans dealt with Barca with a total score of 7:0.
The two teams played three eliminations in the modern times of the Champions League. In 1995/96 and 2012/13 the Germans continue forward. In 2008/09 Barcelona with Guardiola sweep Bayern and subsequently takes the trophy. In the history remains a clash in the group stage in the 1998/99 season, when the Germans win the two matches.
The specialists talk about Real Madrid - Barcelona final. Such a spectacular clash of the grand finale will be the first in the history.
Final of the Champions League this year is on 6 June in Berlin.
Barcelona - Bayern Munich (6 and 12 May)
Juventus - Real Madrid (5 and 13 May)