Cristiano Ronaldo’s cap trap guided Real Madrid into the Champions Group semi-finals after an exciting and disputable 4-2 prevails upon Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Portugal star followed up his first-leg twofold at the Allianz Field by taking his Champions League count to 100, securing a 6-3 total triumph with two objectives in additional time.
Carlo Ancelotti named an unfathomably experienced Bayern side, with Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso – three victor’s awards between them – at last playing their last amusements in the opposition before retirement.
Madrid missed the better of the odds in a drawing in first half before Arjen Robben made the amusement’s first telling commitment, winning a punishment from Casemiro to permit the returning Robert Lewandowski to score.
Casemiro offered some kind of reparation when he crossed for Ronaldo to level the scores however Bayern were ahead a moment later through Sergio Ramos’ own particular objective on his 100th Champions Association appearance for Madrid.
Bayern’s expectations of finishing the turnaround were managed a noteworthy blow when Arturo Vidal was given a moment yellow card for what seemed to be a reasonable test, and the Bundesliga pioneers had additionally reason for outrage when Ronaldo bored in his second from an offside position.
Ronaldo finished his noteworthy cap trap before Marco Asensio added a fine late fourth to make Madrid’s win safe and send them into the last four for a record-softening seventh season up a line.
As in the main leg, Bayern began brighter, however Marcelo denied Thiago Alcantara and Arjen Robben was off-focus on the follow-up before being beaten to Thiago’s throughball by Keylor Navas as the home barrier was cut open.
Madrid reacted well, yet Benzema gestured wide subsequent to getting away Jerome Boateng – gambled in the beginning line-up in spite of damage concerns.
Manuel Neuer denied Dani Carvajal and Ronaldo either side of Boateng obstructing Ramos’ exertion hanging in the balance as the weight mounted in the last phases of the half, with Toni Kroos and Isco keeping Madrid on the front foot after the break, just for Bayern to snatch a help against the keep running of play on 53 minutes.
Casemiro’s awkward stumble on Robben saw arbitrator Viktor Kassai indicate the spot, and Lewandowski cleared the ball high into the net in the wake of watching Navas jump to one side.
Madrid abruptly looked apprehensive and Vidal cut a volley over the banish from Robben’s chip into the range, however the guests were rebuffed on the break when Casemiro won ownership in the assaulting third and cut a fine cross to Ronaldo, who beat Lahm to the ball and headed past Neuer and into the base corner.
However one moment later, Bayern leveled the tie. Substitute Thomas Muller acquired the ball down the case, with Ramos, Nacho and Navas left taking a gander at each other after the commander packaged into his own particular net.
With the tie afresh on a blade edge, Madrid were again given preference as Vidal earned his second reserving of the night for a test on Asensio, in spite of having obviously made history a foot on the ball. Lewandowski was yielded for Joshua Kimmich as an open additional day and age started, with Casemiro seeing yells for a punishment waved away before Asensio was denied at the close post by a keen Neuer stop.
Ronaldo gave Neuer no way in the 104th moment, notwithstanding, controlling Ramos’ conveyance close to the punishment spot before half-volleying into the net left-footed; in spite of the fact that replays demonstrated that he had strayed offside.
Also, Ronaldo’s Champions Class ton was up not long after because of the benevolent Marcelo, who moved through the back line and unselfishly squared to leave Neuer uncovered.
Bayern’s resistance was broken finally and Asensio added sparkle to the scoreline with the objective of the amusement, driving past Hummels before opening right-footed into the base left corner of the net to send the holders walking into the last four.