Real Madrid and Bayern Munich locked horns against each other in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League and the 1st leg resulted with a 2-1 victory for Real Madrid as they managed to scrap a slight advantage over their German counterparts.
The 1st leg took place on April 12 at the Allianz Arena and the 2nd leg is scheduled to be played on April 18. Bayern Munich will have to make a comeback in this upcoming match in order to survive and advance into the semi-finals of the European competition.
The captain of Real Madrid, has recently talked about the 1st leg as the Spanish defender was obviously happy to come out on top with a victory but the 31 year old player is well aware that Bayern Munich still has what it takes to score goals in the 2nd leg and eliminate Real Madrid from the UEFA Champions League.
“We’ve taken a big step in the tie, but there’s still the return leg to come against great opposition, who have shown that they’re one of the favorites to win the competition. The tie remains very much open, but you have to congratulate the team on the performance. We had to dig in during the first half, but we showed that we knew how to set ourselves up on the pitch. In the second half, we had a bit more control and dominated more of the play and that saw us create a lot of chances’’ Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos said.
The 1st leg of the UEFA Champions League battle between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid resulted in a 2-1 triumph for the Spanish club and it was Cristiano Ronaldo who scored both goals for the team of ZinedineZidane while Arturo Vidal found the back of the net for the home squad.