Twitter erupts as Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich 4-3 on aggregate to reach the UEFA Champions League finals
Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich 4-3 on aggregate to reach the UEFA Champions League final and here's how Twitter reacted:
It is always a feisty affair when Real Madrid play Bayern Munich and today's clash was no different.
Real Madrid headed into the game on the front foot as they had won 2-1 in the first leg in Germany and had 2 valuable away goals in their pocket. Bayern were handed the tough task of going to the Bernabeu and turn the tie in their favour.
And, for a moment it seemed the Bavarians' prayers will be answered as they took the lead on the night in the 3rd minute through Joshua Kimmich who pounced on a loose ball inside the box after Madrid failed to clear a cross.
However, Madrid slowly started to find their feet and equalised just 8 minutes later. A slow and patient build-up from the home side saw Marcelo's inch-perfect cross being converted by Karim Benzema who was unmarked at the far post.
It was a shocking start to the second half from Bayern as goalkeeper Ulreich made a rookie mistake and presented Benzema with an opportunity to make the aggregate score 4-2 and the Frenchman obliged.
Bayern needed 2 more goals to qualify and they got one back through James Rodriguez in the 63rd minute to provide a nerve-wracking ending to the game.
Bayern applied pressure relentlessly but Madrid stood tall to claim another victory over Bayern as they won the tie 4-3 and marched on to an incredible fourth Champions League final in 5 years.
Here's how Twitter reacted: