Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid live stream, TV channel, time, odds, prediction: Watch 2017 Champions League

The first leg of the Champions League semifinals arrive on Tuesday, when last year's runner-up Atletico Madrid goes across town to face rival and reigning champion Real Madrid. The Spanish clubs meet in the UCL for the fourth straight season, with Real winning on each occasion. 

Here's how you can watch the match and what to know:

How to watch

When: Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. ET
Where: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain
Stream: fuboTV and Fox Sports Go

Player to watch

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. How could you not, after he scored five goals against Bayern Munich over two legs? The Portuguese star is in fine form and adding a goal at the weekend against Valencia.

Team news

Defender Raphael Varane has returned from his hamstring injury for Real Madrid, while Gareth Bale will miss both legs with injury. Pepe could be back for the second leg but will miss the first leg.

As for Atletico Madrid, Jose Gimenez an Juanfran will miss due to injury, leaving some big problems at the back. Yannick Carrasco has returned from injury and has been named in the team. 

How they got there

Atletico Madrid knocked out Bayer Leverkusen (4-2) in the round of 16 before getting by Leicester City (2-1). Real had a much tougher road, eliminating Napoli (6-2) in the round of 16 and beating Bayern Munich (6-3) to get to the semis. 

Live blog

Our live blog of the match will start an hour before kickoff


Real Madrid to win - 4/5
Draw - 5/2
Atletico Madrid to win - 18/5


Real has knocked out Atletico from the Champions League the last three seasons, twice in the final. They get a step closer on Tuesday. Real Madrid 2, Atletico Madrid 0.

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