Real Madrid will face their UEFA Champions League semifinal opponents from 2012, German champions Bayern Munich, at the same stage of this year's competition.
Pep Guardiola's side won it all last year and reached the final the year before. They are widely considered the best side in world football today.
Carlo Ancelotti has been dealt a rough hand in the draw, but Real are a team with many special players and have more than a fighting chance.
Here are five key battles on the pitch that Real must win to reach the final in Lisbon.