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#UCLFutsal semis: Sporting-Inter, Barça-Kairat

Holders Inter face the team they have beaten in the last two finals, Sporting CP, while hosts Kairat meet Barça on 26 April.

The draw is made by draw ambassador Seildan Baishakov and Aleksandr Alaev, UEFA Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee chairman

The draw is made by draw ambassador Seildan Baishakov and Aleksandr Alaev, UEFA Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee chairman©Nikita Bassov

The UEFA Futsal Champions League finals draw was made on Friday 1 February at half-time of the Kazakhstan v Croatia friendly at Baluan Sholak Sport Palace.

Holders Inter FS will face the side the beat in the last two finals, Sporting CP, while hosts Kairat Almaty meet a team they defeat on the way to both their victories in the old UEFA Futsal Cup, Barça.

2018 final highlights: Inter see off Sporting

2018 final highlights: Inter see off Sporting

Semi-finals: 26 April

Sporting CP (POR) v Inter FS (ESP, holders)
Barça (ESP) v Kairat Almaty (KAZ)

Third-place play-off and final: 28 April

Venue: Almaty Arena (kick-off times tbc)

  • Inter, aiming for a record third title in a row and sixth overall, are the first side to reach the four-team finals four years running.
  • Sporting have lost the last two finals to Inter and have been runners-up three times overall (including both previous finals in Almaty, 2011 and 2017).
  • Kairat beat Barça 3-2 in the 2015 final and also 5-4 in the 2013 semis on their way to their first title.
  • Barça and hosts Kairat have both won the title twice.
  • The competition was rebranded from UEFA Futsal Cup for this season.

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