Neuer fractures foot as Bayern lose to Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the Champions League semi-finals, APA reports quoting BBC. He then scored from an offside position minutes later to make it 3-2.

However, after Arturo Vidal was sent off, Ronaldo hit the century mark in Europe's top club competition on 104 minutes and completed his hat-trick 5 minutes later. "It goes both ways, that is football", said Zidane.

Marco Asensio gave a night of high-class action the finale it deserved with a sensational solo goal to rub salt in Bayern wounds.

He has now scored 85 goals in 85 appearances in the Champions League for Madrid. Arjen Robben lashed the rebound into the side-netting.

"The team was courageous", Bayern defender Philipp Lahm said.

After a goalless but absorbing first half, Bayern took the lead from the spot through Lewandowski's nonchalant penalty after Casemiro, who had a compelling case to be dismissed for a second booking, caught Robben.

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Ramos, so used to being Madrid's hero, turned villain when he shinned the ball into his own net after a scramble in the area.

The game's first contentious moment came when Arturo Vidal, whose tackle on Asensio was full-blooded but clean, was shown a second yellow card.

Vidal said Kassai robbed Bayern of a chance to go through to the semifinals for the sixth straight year. They turned up at the Bernabéu having lost 1-2 in the first leg and still managed to force extra-time.

Real made their numerical advantage count as Ronaldo grabbed his second of the match in the 105th minute - taking him to 100 Champions League goals in the process - although he looked to have been offside.

But the game was marred by some dodgy refereeing: Bayern's Viktor Real was sent off and two of Ronaldo's goals in extra time were clearly off-side. He was fortunate not to pick up a card, but nonetheless Bayern are back in this one.

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