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Real Madrid's miracle men survive German siege

Real Madrid's miracle men survive German siege

However, the German champions failed to capitalise on their dominance and were beaten 4-3 on aggregate, knocked out by Madrid for the third time in four years. Real Madrid is aiming to win it for the third time in a row in the current format when the face Liverpool who is also targeting the title for the six time. There were images of Marcelo's handball and the mistake that led to Madrid's second goal underneath the headline. "We'll be a very tough opponent; we'll fight and little details will be fundamental", he continued.

"It was a game that was so open and that's a slight worry", said the former Ireland defender.

Salah is in the running for the European Golden Shoe and has a scored a phenomenal 43 goals for the Reds in all competitions this season - ten of which have come in the Champions League. On the possibility of his players looking to avoid injury ahead of the Liverpool clash, Zidane added: "We can't think about that".

Heynckes says he has simply enjoyed working with Bayern's stars.

Bayern fired in 22 shots at the Bernabeu, hitting the target with half of them and had an additional nine attempts blocked while winning 11 corners and 60 per cent possession, prompting Madrid daily ABC to say Zinedine Zidane's side "survived the German siege".

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Bayern goalkeeper Sven Ulreich gave Benzema his second goal by misjudging a poor pass from Corentin Tolisso to allow the Frenchman to enter an empty net.

Real Madrid rode their luck against Bayern Munich and could be grateful that Navas, sometimes a maligned figure, produced so spectacularly between the posts. Liverpool won the first leg 5-2 at home. "If you want to win the Champions League you have to beat any team".

"Words can not describe how disappointed I am over the Champions League exit".

In April, Ronaldo agreed, "As long as I'm with Real Madrid, you [Benzema] will have your place secured".

"We're all a bit sad because it was possible to bring the great Real Madrid into the abyss". We could have done better in this game but we've made it through to the final. "Then we gifted a goal and in the end you can not let that happen twice in a semi-final like this", said Bayern forward Thomas Mueller. "Not just because of the goals, but his overall performance was fantastic".