Argentine coach Diego Simeone has led La Liga club Atletico Madrid to their second ever Champions League final in two years after knocking Bayern Munich out on Tuesday night.

Pep Guardiola’s side won 2-1 at the Allianz Arena to make it 2-2 on aggregate but a cleverly taken goal by French striker Antoine Griezmann was all Atletico needed to progress on away goals rule.

Atletico have never won the Champions League, first appearing in 1974 but losing to Bayern Munich on a replay in the then-European Cup Final.

Their second and only other appearance came in 2014 when they lost 4-1 to Real Madrid in added time.

Now the Spanish capital club Diego will take on the winner of Real Madrid versus Manchester City who are playing in Spain on Wednesday night.

Real Madrid are the heavy favourites heading into the match against Man City at the Bernabeu, and are seeking their second title in three years.

If Madrid edge out City, it will be another all Spanish final in three years after the pair did battle in May 2014 in the European Madrid derby.


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