Marcelo & Asensio Put Real In Control Of UCL Semi

Marcelo & Asensio Put Real In Control Of UCL Semi

- Bayern were dealt a blow after just eight minutes when Arjen Robben was forced off with an injury, being replaced by Thiago Alcantara.

- The game's first real chance arrived after 19 minutes as Rafinha lined up an effort from distance, with Keylor Navas managing to deal with it.

- It was Bayern who took the lead on 28 minutes as Joshua Kimmich found the back of the net with a clever finish at Navas' near post after being played through by Madrid loanee James Rodriguez.

- Los Blancos looked to hit back and they were rewarded just before the break when Marcelo fired into the bottom corner with a fine strike Ten minutes into the second half, Los Blancos went ahead as Lucas Vazquez pounced on a defensive error to play Marcos Asensio, who calmly fired past the on-rushing Sven Ulreich.

- The Bavarians nearly leveled matters two minutes later, but Navas produced a fine save to keep out Ribery's stinging effort from just inside the box.