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UEFA Champions League

Madrid clubs make last four

(FIFA.com)

The city of Madrid’s love affair with the UEFA Champions League will continue into the semi-finals of this season’s competition after both Atletico and Real triumphed in their quarter-final ties on Tuesday evening.

A first-half goal from Saul Niguez helped Atletico Madrid to advance past English Premier League champions Leicester City after a 1-1 draw in the second leg at the King Power Stadium for a 2-1 aggregate success. Though they needed extra time, Real saw off fellow European giants Bayern Munich 4-2 for a 6-3 aggregate win, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a hat-trick and breaking more records in the process at the Santiago Bernabeu.

FIFA.com looks back at Tuesday’s quarter-final, second legs in photos. Watch how the action in Leicester and Madrid unfolded by clicking through the photo gallery above.

The winner of the UEFA Champions League will represent Europe at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 in December.

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