Updated April 29, 2013, 10:26pm CT
Real Madrid and Barcelona will host matches in the second leg of the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League, the preeminent competition in world club soccer, as it nears its climax. After the two top teams in Germany’s Bundesliga League — Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund — scored eight goals combined against Real Madrid and Barcelona, the top two teams in Spain’s La Liga, in the first leg, the Spanish teams must overcome immense odds to reach the UEFA Champions League final at London’s Wembley Stadium on May 25.
Here is where these second leg semifinal matches of the UEFA Champions League can be seen in the U.S.:
UEFA Champions League semifinal, second leg: Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund — April 30 at 2pm ET, live on Fox Soccer. Nine-time European champion Real Madrid faces German powerhouse Dortmund. After a 4-1 defeat in their first encounter away from home (with all four goals scored by Polish striker Robert Lewandowski), Cristiano Ronaldo and the rest of Real Madrid must be at their absolute best at the Santiago Bernabéu and out-score the visiting Dortmund by a minimum of three goals to keep championship hopes alive.
UEFA Champions League semifinal, second leg: Barcelona vs Bayern Munich — May 1 at 2pm ET, live on FX. The task is even more daunting for Catalonian powerhouse Barcelona as they host newly crowned Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at Camp Nou. After the first leg, the aggregate score was put at 4-0 in favor of last year’s UEFA Champions League runner-up. Now, Lionel Messi and the rest of Barcelona must ignite an offensive spark against the visitors to keep Barcelona’s hopes alive. Gus Johnson will make his play-by-play announcing return as he calls the Barcelona vs Bayern Munich match, alongside Ian Wright.
Gus Johnson will also be on the call when FOX airs the UEFA Champions League Final at Wembley on May 25.