Thomas Partey's Atletico Madrid draw Real Madrid in Champ's League semi final

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Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey's club side Atletico Madrid will come up against Real Madrid in a madrid derby in the UEFA Champions League semi final.

This is the fourth consecutive season where the two capital city rivals will clash in the competition – the previous three have been won by Real – while the other semi-final see’s Barcelona’s conquerors Juventus clash with Ligue 1 side Monaco.

The first leg will be at the Bernabeu with Atleti hosting the return at the Vicente Calderon, what promises to be the final European match staged at the their long-time home.

The ties will be played on May 2nd and 3rd with the return legs scheduled for May 9th and 10th.

Los Blancos have progressed past Napoli and Bayern Munich to reach the last four, while Diego Simeone’s men have seen off the challenges of Bayer Leverkusen and Leicester City.