Champions League semifinals, leg 1: predictions and key battles


Gabriele Marcotti

The Champions League returns and with just four teams left, the path to glory is wide open. Any of remaining sides has a chance but equally, question marks surrounding their challenge. Can Liverpool crack Lionel Messi & Co. to deny their Treble push? And which of the "underdogs" will prevail in the other semifinal? Here's everything you need to know, from the superheroes and the sidekicks who can decide the ties to the keys for victory. Jump to: Tottenham-Ajax | Liverpool-Barcelona Ajax...

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