UEFA Champions League Semi-final, 1st leg, Apr 26/27 infographic
Graphic shows match previews with fixtures, comparison of team statistics, and previous head-to-head records.


UEFA Champions League Semi-final, 1st leg, Apr 26/27

By Chris Dinsdale

April 26, 2022 - April 27, 2022 - UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg matches, including match-ups between Manchester City and Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge, and Liverpool against Villarreal at Anfield. The second leg for these matches takes place on May 3/4.

The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League is the 30th season of Europe’s primary club football tournament.

Chelsea are defending champions having defeated English Premier League rivals Manchester City in the 2021 final.

Real Madrid are the most successful club in European Cup history, with 13 titles, ahead of AC Milan (7), Bayern Munich (6) and Liverpool (6).

The UEFA Champions League is contested by the highest ranked teams of the strongest UEFA national associations. It is the top club competition in European football and one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world. The Champions League final is the most watched annual sporting event worldwide.

PUBLISHED: 22/04/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images