2018-19 Champions League Semi final pairing: Tottenham vs. Ajax and Barcelona vs. Liverpool

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Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool have joined Ajax and Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Uefa Champions League.

Despite losing 4-3 to Manchester City in the quarter-final second leg Spurs moved into the semis on the away goals rule after the tie ended 4-4 on aggregate.

The north London side will now face Ajax in the semi-finals. The Dutch side beat Juventus 3-2 on aggregate in the last eight.

Liverpool will play Barcelona in the other Champions League semi-final tie. Jurgen Klopp’s men beat FC Porto 4-1 away in the quarter-final second leg to win the tie 6-1 on aggregate.

Spanish champions Barcelona, the overwhelming favourite to win the competition, beat Manchester United 4-0 on aggregate in the other quarter-final clash.

Champions League semi-final draw and fixtures

  • Barcelona vs. Liverpool
  • Tottenham Hotspur vs. Ajax
When are the semi-finals?

The Champions League semi-final first legs will be played on Tuesday 30 April and Wednesday 1 May. The second legs are on Tuesday 7 May and Wednesday 8 May.

Tottenham play Ajax at home in the first leg on 30 April. Spurs then travel to Amsterdam on 8 May.

Barcelona will host Liverpool at the Camp Nou on 1 May with the return fixture taking place at Anfield on 7 May.

Semi-final first-leg fixtures
  • Tuesday 30 April: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Ajax
  • Wednesday 1 May: Barcelona vs. Liverpool
Semi-final second-leg fixtures
  • Tuesday 7 May: Liverpool vs. Barcelona
  • Wednesday 8 May: Ajax vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Final ‘home team’

Uefa has also confirmed which team will be at “home” for the final on Saturday 1 June. Should Tottenham Hotspur or Ajax progress to the final they would be the home team, with Barcelona or Liverpool being the away team.

The 2018-19 Champions League final will be played at the Estadio Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain.

2018-19 UCL key dates
  • 30 April/1 May: semi-finals, first leg
  • 7/8 May: semi-finals, second leg
  • Saturday 1 June: 2018-19 Champions League final at the Estadio Metropolitano in Madrid

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