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Liverpool, Roma in UEFA Champions League semis

AS Roma v Liverpool FC

ST LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 01: Roberto Firmino #11 of Liverpool FC and Juan Jesus #3 of AS Roma battle for the ball during a friendly match at Busch Stadium on August 1, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. AC Roma won 2-1. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

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Liverpool will open at Anfield as the Premier League giants avoid Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semifinals.

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Roma is the opponent for Jurgen Klopp’s men, handed their best chance to advance to the final in Ukraine.

The Reds defeated Roma in the 1984 UCL Final.

Bayern Munich is at home to Real Madrid in the first leg of the other semifinal.

Madrid have beaten Bayern the last six times they’ve met in the UCL.

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