Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola declined to credit Lionel Messi for lifting Barcelona to their 3-0 win, saying instead that his former club prevailed with an overall "solid" performance.
Two goals from Lionel Messi and a third from Neymar gave Barcelona a semifinal first leg win at the Camp Nou. Messi scored with a shot from 20 yards and a superb solo effort before Neymar added a third in stoppage time.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri rued a few missed chances in their 2-1 Champions League win against Real Madrid, while praising his team's intensity ahead of next week's second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he was "confident we can come back" after his side lost 2-1 at Juventus in Tuesday's Champions League semifinal.
Andrea Pirlo said Juventus ''sent the message that we are here and we want this Final'' after beating Real Madrid.
Lionel Messi says making the Champions League final, not getting one over former coach Pep Guardiola, is the main motivation for Barcelona ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first leg at home to Bayern Munich.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said his team were setting out to beat Bayern Munich, not former boss Pep Guardiola, in Tuesday's Champions League semifinal first leg at the Camp Nou.
Pep Guardiola insisted he was "here to win" as he marks his return to Barcelona in Wednesday night's Champions League semifinal at the Nou Camp, while adding his team must attack Luis Enrique's defence.
Alvaro Morata and a Carlos Tevez penalty saw Juventus beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the Champions League semi-final.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri calls on his side to be close to perfect to beat a great team in Real Madrid. The Bianconeri are in the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2003, and will face Los Merengues in the first leg.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said the time has come to separate the men from the boys when his side face Juventus in the semifinals of the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Real Madrid have left Karim Benzema off their Champions League squad to face Juventus on Tuesday after the striker failed to return to fitness.
The draw for the semifinals of the Champions League sees Barcelona drawn against Bayern Munich with a reunion for Pep Guardiola. Reigning champions Real Madrid will take on Italian giants Juventus.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti defended his decision to start center-back Sergio Ramos in midfield because of injuries to his squad, and praised match-winner Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez for never giving up.
The 12-year wait between Juventus semifinal berths gives the Old Lady extra reason to celebrate Wednesday's achievement, says legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said his team were still on track to obtain their season's objectives and could be happy despite losing out to Real Madrid in this season's Champions League quarterfinals.
The coach conceded that his side reached the last four of the Champions League with a very unattractive style of play, but has no regrets.
Javier Hernandez netted a late winner as Real Madrid reached the last four of the Champions League following a 1-0 win over 10-man Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Juventus moved into the last four of the Champions League for the first time in 12 years after playing out a goalless draw with Monaco in the second leg of their quarter-final tie.
Bayern Munich manger Pep Guardiola insisted that his team "can play even better" than they did in their 6-1 thrashing of Porto in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said the treble was his team's objective after Tuesday night's straightforward 2-0 quarterfinal win at home against Paris Saint-Germain sent the Catalan outfit through to the last four by a decisive 5-1 aggregate score.
Bayern Munich scored five goals in the first half and easily overcame a first-leg deficit to defeat Porto 6-1 and reach the Champions League semifinals.
Barcelona reached the Champions League semi-finals for the seventh time in eight years after comfortably brushing aside the challenge of Paris St Germain.
Luis Enrique went send Barcelona out to draw with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday but admitted he could change the system.
Paris Saint-Germain manager says his side face an "extremely difficult" test if they are to overcome a deficit in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola admits his side may have to throw caution to the wind in order to overturn their 3-1 first-leg deficit and knock Porto out of the Champions League.
Barcelona took a big step towards the Champions League semi-finals with a resounding 3-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in Wednesday's quarterfinal first leg at the Parc des Princes.
Porto capitalised on a string of defensive mistakes to beat Bayern Munich 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.
Juventus are well-placed to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2003 after Arturo Vidal's penalty sealed a 1-0 first-leg victory over Monaco in Turin.
Keeper Jan Oblak was Atletico Madrid's hero as he denied city neighbours Real a priceless away goal in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal showdown.
Lorenzo Insigne's late winner gave Napoli a deserved 1-0 Champions League victory over Liverpool on Wednesday that saw the Italians move to the top of Group C.
Mauro Icardi took advantage of an error from PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet to gift Inter Milan a 2-1 victory in their Champions League Group B clash on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund's blistering start to the season under manager Lucien Favre gathered momentum as the Bundesliga leaders consigned ailing Monaco to a 3-0 defeat in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Antoine Griezmann had a goal in each half -- including the 8,000th Champions League goal -- and Koke also scored in added time to lead Atletico Madrid to a 3-1 win over Club Brugge on Wednesday.
A second-half header by Moussa Marega gave Porto a 1-0 Champions League win over Galatasaray at home on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi scored twice and powered Barcelona to a 4-2 win against Tottenham in Champions League Group B at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night.
United States international Weston McKennie's late header gave Schalke a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday as they continued to recover from a poor start to the season.
Neymar scored his second Champions League hat trick as Paris Saint-Germain rolled to a 6-1 victory over Red Star Belgrade in a Champions League group-stage game at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday.
Roma's Edin Dzeko was again the tormentor for Viktoria Plzen as he scored a hat trick in a 5-0 Champions League Group G win for the Italian side on Tuesday.
Manchester United's dismal run of form continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Valencia in a drab Champions League clash at Old Trafford.
Lyon produced a stirring fightback to claw back two superb goals from Shakhtar Donetsk's Junior Moraes and rescue a 2-2 draw behind closed doors in a thrilling end-to-end contest at their Groupama Stadium on Tuesday.
A depleted Real Madrid suffered a shock 1-0 Champions League defeat at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, extending a poor run of form for the holders that has left them without a win in three games.
Benfica played the entire second half with 10 men and squandered a two-goal lead before claiming a thrilling 3-2 win away to AEK Athens in Champions League Group E action on Tuesday.
Full-back Noussair Mazraoui earned a youthful Ajax side a 1-1 draw at misfiring Bayern Munich in their Champions League Group E clash at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday.
Paulo Dybala hit a hat-trick as Juventus maintained their 100% record in the Champions League courtesy of a 3-0 win against BSC Young Boys.
David Silva nipped in to secure a late 2-1 victory for Premier League champions Manchester City at Hoffenheim.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut for Juventus lasted only 29 minutes as he was red-carded but the Italians began their Group H campaign impressively with a 2-0 victory at Valencia on Wednesday.
Paul Pogba scored two first-half goals as Manchester United spoiled Young Boys' first appearance in the group stage of the Champions League by cruising to a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Stade de Suisse on Wednesday.
Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday with a flat performance that leaves them with plenty of work to do to progress from Group F.
CSKA Moscow salvaged a 2-2 draw with Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday after a penalty deep in stoppage time.
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches had a goal and an assist in his return to Benfica in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday.
Real Madrid rode goals from Isco and Gareth Bale to a 3-0 win against Roma in their Champions League Group G opener at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
The youngest coach in Champions League history drew his debut game Wednesday as Hoffenheim's match at Shakhtar Donetsk finished 2-2.
Nicolas Tagliafico scored two second-half goals as Ajax marked their return to the Champions League group stages with a 3-0 victory over AEK Athens on Wednesday.
A stoppage-time goal from Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain on a dramatic Champions League night at Anfield.
Red Star Belgrade ground out a 0-0 home draw against Napoli on the Serbian side's Champions League debut as their goalkeeper Milan Borjan made a flurry of telling saves in a pulsating Group C clash on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund's United States forward Christian Pulisic came off the bench to grab a late goal for a 1-0 Champions League Group A victory over Club Brugge on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid battled their way back from a goal down to pull off a confidence-boosting 2-1 win at AS Monaco in Champions League Group A on Tuesday, with a defiant response to their troubling start to the domestic season.
Inter Milan scored two late goals as they came from 1-0 down to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a dramatic Champions League clash at the San Siro.
Lionel Messi scored a record-setting hat trick as Barcelona opened their Champions League campaign in Group B with an impressive 4-0 win against PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou.