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Real Madrid
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2 - 2
Bayern München
K. Benzema 11'
K. Benzema 46'
3' J. Kimmich
63' J. Rodríguez
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PEEP! PEEP! PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

Real Madrid beat Bayern on aggregate, 4-3, and they will reach their fourth bloody final in five years. 4 in 5. Ridiculous. Bayern were massive value for money this time around, and this game could really have ended 6-6 and nobody could have complained. 

No European glory for Heynckes this time, a chance at equalling Bayern's record 3-in-a-row for Zinedine Zidane's amazing band of men. Congratulations to the winners, Commiserations to the losers. 

That's all from me, Anirudh Menon. Thank you for reading!

Toodle-ooo!
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96' The ref's still not blowing the whistle, bayern win a throw-in near the Madrid corner flag... Kimmich sends a lovely ball into the box WHERE MULLER MISSES IT WITH A FLAILING DIVE BY MERE INCHES! HOW BLOODY CLOSE WAS THAT! OH MY! AN ABSOLUTELY CRACKING FINISH TO AN ABSOLUTELY CRACKING MATCH!
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95' Bayern win a goalkick after what feels like an eternity, and everyone in red is racing into the Madrid half! Ribery floats an aimless ball into the box and Marcelo hacks it clear... hiago sends it back and Varane heads powerfully clear....
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94' Vazquez bombards forward to win a corner off Alaba... Kroos will look t keep it there. Five minutes added, by the by
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93' The eedjits at Ten haven't told us how much time's been added on, so I can't tell you either. On the pitch, Javi Martinez is found by a superb header from Thiago - he looks to play in Lewandowski who's found a nice little garden of space inside the Madrid box, but Navas flies through the air to grab it. 
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92' THIS IS SOME INSANSE STUFF!  The corner leads to another corner as Ramos wills every inch of his being to get to the aerial ball ahead of Robert Lewandowski! From that corner, Hummels sends a free header woefully wide! OH MY!
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91' Probably a bit of timewasting involved in the whole thing, too. Muller and Ramos share a smile. Hah. Beautiful moment, that. 
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90' Thiago takes.... Navas does superbly to come out and punch it ahead of a wall of red bodies - he seems to have hurt himself colliding with Varane, there. 
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89' Bayern are still patiently passing it around the back, hoping to lure Madrid forward in their numbers... Alaba then slips it forward seeing a gap... and it takes a Casemiro foul to stop Muller from rampaging into the box. Thiago stands over the freekick somee 35 yards out 
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88' Yellow for Varane - for time wasting as he takes ages to take a freekick. 
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87' Marco Asensio, who's put in an absolutely smashing shift across the park, is accorded a standing ovation as another fan favourite 'Nacho' Fernandez comes on in his stead
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86' ALMOOOOOST! A lovely, lovely reverse ball from Ronaldo sees Bale zip into the box - where he's called offside. He looked woefully on, and replays confirm that. Bale's shot was saved by Ulreich nonetheless
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85' Wagner looks to beat Ramos for pace - that's not happening; Kroos then does superbly to win a freekick off Martinez. Silly from the experienced Basque, that. 
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83' Heynckes is sending the heavy artillery in! Big, tall, Javi Martinez is on for James Rodriguez.
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82' That ploy fails when Casemiro is robbed off it by James, but the Brazilian is saved his blushes by Ronaldo - of all people -  motoring back and winning the ball right back. Modric, though, gives it away with an over elaborate outside-of-the-boo crossfield
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81' Sergio Ramos wins a smart, smart ball off Sandro Wagner near the half-way line. Will allow Madrid to play keep ball for a bit
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79' NAVAS AGAIN! After Modric is robbed off the ball by James, Alaba lifts a teasing ball into the box that Muller rises highest to reach; his powerful downward header is saved superbly, low to his left, by Navas! The corner leads to another corner -which comes to nothing. 
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78' The corner comes to nothing but a poor clearance allows Modric to slip in Marcelo into acres of space... this time, though, the Brazilian's delivery is way off the mark
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77' Ronaldo steals the ball off James - steams forward after a one-two with Asensio - and attempts to leather one... but Sule throws himself at it' and its a delightful block
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76' With Bale on Madrid have a great outlet - so they hoof it to him. The Welshman holds off Kimmich and whips a lovely looking ball that is inexplicably not attacked by Ronaldo!
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75' Tolisso's reward? A substitution as big Sandro Wagner comes on in his stead! Bayern don't ease up - Ribery flies down the left and lifts a basic ball into the box where James' shot needs a superb block from Varane to stop it becoming a real game-changer
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74' WOAHOHOH! NAVAS, WHAT A SAVE! Alaba, in acres of space down the left lifts one in - Muller heads it back into the box where Tolisso turns on a dime and slams a shot at goal that takes a truly magnificent save from Navas to keep out
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72' Zidane uses the stoppage to take of the excellent, excellent Benzema and Kovacic with him for Bale and Casemiro
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71' OH! After some neat passing about, Modric looks to slip in Ronaldo but Hummels reads it easily. Tolisso is then fouled by Kroos and Bayern take the welcome break from Madrid's pressure
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70' Breathe
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69' OH VAZQUEZ! THAT WAS GREAT! Ribery, one-on-one with Vazquez and with the penalty box at his mercy - is shepherded brilliantly away by the Real Madrid right back - the ball comes back from Muller on the other wing but Varane heads it authoritatively away
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68' OH MY! James speeds into space on the right flank where Marcelo (you read that right) is back to cover. The Colombian slips past his ex-mate's dive and feeds Lewandowski  but the big Pole's strike is frantically blocked by Vazquez on the line
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67' A loose pass from Thiago enables Marcelo to bomb forward, from which Asensio wins a corner; that comes to nothing. Kimmich then dives into Marcelo and somehow wins a freekick
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65' Lucas Vazquez and Mateo Kovacic pick up yellows as they take it in turns to take out Bayern's midfield; from the setpiece, Madrid counter but Benzema gifts it away
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64' One for Bayern, and they'll go through on away goals! Madrid know this and press forward - they win a corner, but Ramos sends his header into orbit. How much will Ronaldo rue that miss come the end of the night?
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UFF! Sule whipped in a delightful ball that James smashed first time - Varane blocked it, the ball rebounded back to the Colombian and from an angle and five yards out, he slipped it under Navas and into the far corner. He doesn't celebrate - but that goal's changed the complexion of the game once again!
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63' GOOOOOOALLLL! JAMMMMMMMESSSSSSSSSSSSS!
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62' For some incessant fouling, Luka Modric gets a yellow! Bayern take it quickly, Kimmich moves it on to Sule...
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61' OH WHAT MADNESS! Muller has an attempt, it's blocked. Hummels slams one at goal from an angle - but Navas saves it. The rebound falls to Ribery who tees up Sule, but the big lad's sidefoot is easily blocked. James sends it back in and Ramos thumps it away. Madrid move forward where Benzema holds it up and tries to play in Ronaldo; but Hummels reads his telegraphed instructions easily
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60' Ramos again!!! Ribery, this time, sends a lovely ball in - somehow Ramos gets his noggin' in there just before Lewandowski can collect
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59' OH RAMOS! The corner's flicked on by Sule and it takes some awesome defending from Ramos to make sure Lewandowski doesn't get to it
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58' Ribery and Alaba try another number on Modric and Vazquez, but the Croat reads their intentons and is in place to block the Austrian's cross from inside the box. 
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56' Alaba motors down the left; lifts in a routine pass that Varane miscues for a corner; which comes to nothing - Varane breathing the heaviest sigh of relief in the stadium. 
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54' OH RONALDO! First Asensio whips in an interesting looking ball that Sule gets to just ahead of Ronaldo in the six-yard box (great defending, that) the ball spins out to the left where Marcelo lifts another delightful ball into the far post where once again David Alaba and Mats Hummels have forgotten how to defend - the ball lands on Ronaldo's feet... but the great man inexplicably sends it soaring into the Madrid sky! Should have been three!
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52' OH LUKA! The Croatian magician curls the most sumptuous of balls into the six yard box from the right flank (at the end of some very pretty one-touch passing from Ronaldo, Asensio and Benzema I must add) but the ball passes inches by both Benzema and Ronaldo!
Casemiro
89'
Nacho
Marco Asensio
88'
R. Varane
88'
84'
Javi Martínez
J. Rodríguez
75'
S. Wagner
C. Tolisso
Casemiro
M. Kovačić
73'
G. Bale
K. Benzema
72'
Lucas Vázquez
65'
63'
J. Rodríguez
L. Modrić
62'
K. Benzema
46'
K. Benzema
assist: Marcelo
11'
3'
J. Kimmich
assist: C. Tolisso
Tournament UEFA Champions League 2017-18 - Semi-finals
Stadium Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Match time Wed, 02 May 2018, 12:15 AM
Bayern München (4-1-4-1)
Josef Heynckes (Manager)
1
K. Navas
12
Marcelo
4
Sergio Ramos
5
R. Varane
17
Lucas Vázquez
20
Marco Asensio
8
T. Kroos
23
M. Kovačić
10
L. Modrić
7
Cristiano Ronaldo
9
K. Benzema
26
S. Ulreich
27
D. Alaba
5
M. Hummels
4
N. Süle
32
J. Kimmich
6
Thiago Alcântara
7
F. Ribéry
11
J. Rodríguez
24
C. Tolisso
25
T. Müller
9
R. Lewandowski
Bayern München (4-1-4-1)
Josef Heynckes (Manager)
Real Madrid Subs
11
G. Bale
13
Kiko Casilla
14
Casemiro
24
Dani Ceballos
6
Nacho
15
T. Hernández
21
Borja Mayoral
Bayern München Subs
30
N. Dorsch
13
Rafinha
15
L. Mai
8
Javi Martínez
19
S. Rudy
22
T. Starke
2
S. Wagner
41% POSSESSION 59%
9 SHOTS 22
3 SHOTS ON GOAL 10
10 FOULS 10
6 CORNERS 11
3 OFFSIDES 0
4 YELLOW CARDS 0
0 RED CARDS 0
8 SAVES 1
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
Group A
1 Manchester United 6 5 0 1 9 15
2 FC Basel 1893 6 4 0 2 6 12
3 PFK CSKA Moskva 6 3 0 3 -2 9
4 SL Benfica 6 0 0 6 -13 0
Group B
1 Paris Saint-Germain 6 5 0 1 21 15
2 Bayern München 6 5 0 1 7 15
3 Celtic 6 1 0 5 -13 3
4 RSC Anderlecht 6 1 0 5 -15 3
Group C
1 Roma 6 3 2 1 3 11
2 Chelsea 6 3 2 1 8 11
3 Atlético Madrid 6 1 4 1 1 7
4 Qarabağ Ağdam FK 6 0 2 4 -12 2
Group D
1 Barcelona 6 4 2 0 8 14
2 Juventus 6 3 2 1 2 11
3 Sporting Clube Portugal 6 2 1 3 -1 7
4 OlympiakosP 6 0 1 5 -9 1
Group E
1 Liverpool 6 3 3 0 17 12
2 Sevilla 6 2 3 1 0 9
3 FK Spartak Moskva 6 1 3 2 -4 6
4 NK Maribor 6 0 3 3 -13 3
Group F
1 Manchester City 6 5 0 1 9 15
2 FC Shakhtar Donetsk 6 4 0 2 0 12
3 Napoli 6 2 0 4 0 6
4 Feyenoord Rotterdam 6 1 0 5 -9 3
Group G
1 Beşiktaş Jimnastik Kulübü 6 4 2 0 6 14
2 FC Porto 6 3 1 2 5 10
3 RB Leipzig 6 2 1 3 -1 7
4 AS Monaco 6 0 2 4 -10 2
Group H
1 Tottenham Hotspur 6 5 1 0 11 16
2 Real Madrid 6 4 1 1 10 13
3 Borussia Dortmund 6 0 2 4 -6 2
4 APOEL 6 0 2 4 -15 2
Updated: May 02, 2018 02:12 AM | Published: May 01, 2018 23:59 PM