Champions League 2017-18: Fixtures, results, tables & all you need to know

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Goal has your full guide to Europe's premier club competition for the past season as Real Madrid and Liverpool vie for ultimate supremacy

The 2017-18 Champions League is coming to a close and the two finalists are now known.

Europe's elite have been whittled down from 32 and there is just one one game left to decide who will be crowned the contintental kings.

There were a few upsets in the last 16 and the quarter-finals, with plenty of drama unfolding in the semi-finals too. 

The last of the action gets under way at the end of May and Goal brings you all the latest fixtures, results as well as group tables and the tournament's key details.


Champions League final


The 2018 Champions League final sees Spanish giants Real Madrid lock horns with Premier League side Liverpool.

NSC Olimpiyskiy is the venue for the game, which will take place on Saturday, May 26, with a 7:45pm BST (2:45pm) kick-off. 

Team Result Team
Real Madrid - Liverpool

Champions League semi-finals


Liverpool celebrate

The Champions League semi-final draw took place on Friday, April 13th at at 12:00 BST UK time (07:00 ET).

As is customary, the draw was held at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland

Real Madrid remain on course for their third Champions League title after beating Bayern Munich and they are set to face Liverpool in the final, with the Reds winning 7-6 against Roma in the other semi-final

Champions League semi-finals:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Bayern Munich 3-4 Real Madrid 1-2 2-2
Liverpool 7-6 Roma 5-2 2-4

Champions League quarter-finals


The Champions League quarter-final draw took place on Friday March 16 .

A Premier League showdown between Liverpool and Manchester City seemed to be the tie of the round, but the Reds shocked their rivals with a 3-0 win at Anfield and then took the second leg 2-1 at the Etihad, eliminating England's champions-elect 5-1 on aggregate.

Meanwhile, Barcelona looked to be set for a waltz to the semi-finals after defeating Roma 4-1 at the Camp Nou. However, Lionel Messi and company were shocked in the second leg as Roma stormed back for a 3-0 victory in Italy, with the Serie A side advancing on away goals.

Barca's rivals Real Madrid seemed to be even surer to advance after coming away with a 3-0 win in Turin, but Juventus jumped out to a 3-0 lead at the Benabeu to put the current Champions League holders on the ropes. A controversial late penalty, slotted home by Cristiano Ronaldo after Gianluigi Buffon was sent off for dissent, eventually saw Madrid come away with the 4-3 win on aggregate. 

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich took care of business with a 2-1 win in Spain and then a scoreless draw in Bavaria to dispatch Sevilla

You can see the draw outcome as well as the results from both legs in full below.

Champions League quarter-finals:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Juventus 3-4 Real Madrid 0-3 3-1
Sevilla 1-2 Bayern Munich 1-2 0-0
Liverpool 5-1 Man City 3-0 2-1
Barcelona 4-4 Roma 4-1 0-3

Champions League last 16


The draw for the last 16 took place on December 11 at UEFA's headquarters in Switzerland.

Holders Real Madrid continued their pursuit of three-in-a-row by beating PSG, while Barcelona overcame Chelsea. Manchester United were surprisingly knocked out by Spanish side Sevilla, while Liverpool easily swept past Porto.

German champions Bayern Munich knocked out Turkish giants Besiktas and Pep Guardiola's record-breaking Manchester City made light work of Basel

You can see the draw outcome as well as the results from both legs in full below.

Champions League last 16:

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Juventus 4-3 Tottenham 2-2 2-1
Basel 2-5 Manchester City 0-4 2-1
Porto 0-5 Liverpool 0-5 0-0
Real Madrid 5-2 PSG 3-1 2-1
Chelsea 1-4 Barcelona 1-1 0-3
Bayern Munich 8-1 Besiktas 5-0 3-1
Sevilla 2-1 Manchester United 0-0 2-1
Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Roma 2-1 0-1

Champions League groups


The 2017-18 Champions League group stage kicked off on September 12 and the 32 teams involved took part in a total of six rounds of fixtures, which concluded on December 6.

There were a number of intriguing match-ups across the eight groups, with Group D pitting 2015 finalists Barcelona and Juventus against each other, while Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain faced off in Group B.

Lionel Messi Barcelona 2017

Real Madrid, who are chasing their third successive title, were matched with Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham in Group H.

Notably, this season saw the return of Manchester United, who did not qualify last year, while Bundesliga upstarts RB Leipzig were competing in the tournament for the first time.

Notes:
Q = qualified for knock-out stage
EL = Team qualifies for Europa League
E = Team has been eliminated

The 2018 Champions League final will be played on May 26, 2018 at the NSC Olimpiyskiy (also known as the Olympic Stadium) in Kiev, Ukraine.

The winners of the two semi-finals will progress to the final and for administrative purposes the 'home' team will be decided by a separate draw during the semi-final draw on April 13.

Home of Dynamo Kiev and the Ukraine national team, the Olympic Stadium previously hosted the final of Euro 2012 between Spain and Italy, which La Roja won 4-0.

It has a capacity of 70,000 and is considered a Category 4 stadium by UEFA.

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Betting & Odds


Current holders Real Madrid are the favourites to win the 2018 Champions League, according to dabblebet, at 4/7 odds prior to the semi-final draw.

Liverpool are 7/5 and their semi-final opponents Roma are given very little chance at 33/1.

Check out all the latest markets for the 2017-18 Champions League on dabblebet here.

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