Magnificent Christiano Ronaldo Sets A New Land Mark As Real Madrid Eliminated Dominant Tough 10 Man Bayern Munich In The Quarter Finals Of UEFA Champion’s League

Ronaldo who had gone seven months goalless in the European competition in the first leg of the quarters against the German side scored two goals and defended his goals with a hatrick in the return leg at the Santiago Bernabeu, sealed with Marco Asensio’s fourth goal Zinadine Zidane’s Real Madrid is headed to the seven consecutive semifinals of the competition.

Robert Lewandowski opened the goal gates from a spot kick after Arjen Robben was brought down in the box. Ronaldo with header assisted by Casemiro equalized for the Spanish side. Just in less than a minute, Sergio Ramos’ own goal helped opponents restore their lead which forced the game to be extended to extra time. Madrid’s skipper set up Ronaldo to score a brace considered by spectators to be controversial equalizer as referee Viktor Kassai didn’t declare an offside.

Man of the match Marcelo who had earlier own saved the team by heading away Robben’s goal to be just at the line, master minded Ronaldo’s hatrick after he broke through three Bayern players to the opponents box and passed the ball to be finished by the Portuguese. Ronaldo’s third goal makes him the first to score a century [100] goals in UEFA champions League.

Substitute Marco Asensio made the final statement with a fourth goal for Madrid. The 21-year-old Spanish midfielder offensively ran towards Bayern’s territory past Hummel’s and other defenders before shooting past Manuel Peter Neuer into the back of the net.

Inspite of the excellent performance from Bayern Munich, Real Madid emerged victorious however controversially. Controversy is about the unfair verdict of Kassai who shouldn’t have endorsed Ronald’s left footed goal since Ramos pass to the 33-year-old found him offside. Secondly Arturo Vidal red card was not worth it because the Chilean didn’t go for Asensio but the ball.

Real Madrid’s victory over Bayern takes them a step forward to making history as no club has ever retained the Champions League trophy. Besides, they’ve qualified for the Semifinals in the competition for the seventh consecutive season, the longest streak ever in history.

 

Real Madrid 4 – 2 Bayern Munich
Ronaldo [76’104’109’]            AET           Lewandowski [53’ pen], Ramos [77’og]
Asensio  [112’]                     HT 0 – 0        Vidal [Yellow plus Red 84’]
FT  1 – 2
[Agg 6 – 3]

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