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LIVE - UEFA Champions League semifinal: Can Juventus beat Real Madrid in Turin?

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On Tuesday the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League kicks off as Juventus welcome Real Madrid to Turin.

Straight after securing their fourth-successive Serie A title at the weekend, la Vecchia Signora welcome reigning European champions Real for the first leg in Italy.

LIVE - Follow Juventus vs. Real Madrid

With the likes of Gianluigi Buffon in goal, Carlos Tevez up front and Arturo Vidal in midfield, Juve will prove a tough opponents for Carlo Ancelotti’s star-studded side.

After squeaking by Atletico Madrid 1-0 on aggregate in the quarterfinals thanks to Javier Hernandez’s late goal in the second leg, Real welcome back Gareth Bale into their starting lineup but are still missing Karim Benzema through injury.

Juventus are missing their much-coveted midfielder Paul Pogba through injury but former Real striker Alvaro Morata starts against his old side.

Click the link above to follow live play-by-play of the match. Below are the two lineups, plus we will have recaps, analysis and reaction from the massive semifinal clash.

LINEUPS

Juventus: Buffon, Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra, Marchisio, Pirlo, Sturaro, Vidal, Tevez, Morata. Subs: Storari, Barzagli, Padoin, Pepe, Pereyra, Llorente, Matri

Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Pepe, Kroos, Isco, James, Bale, Ronaldo. Subs: Navas, Coentrao, Chicharito, Lucas Silva, Arbeloa, Jese, Illarramendi

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