Bayern Munich star Bastian Schweinsteiger says he was relieved after scoring the winning penalty in his side's victory over Real Madrid.The midfielder netted the winning spot-kick in the Champions League semi-final second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, giving Bayern a 3-1 victory on penalties after the tie finished locked at 3-3.
Sergio Ramos insists Real Madrid's Champions League elimination will not tarnish the club's 'great season'.Jose Mourinho's side beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in regulation time in the return leg of their Champions League semi-final after losing the first leg by an identical score, but the Bundesliga giants eventually prevailed 3-1 on penalties, much to the disappointment of Ramos.
Jupp Heynckes called Bayern Munich 'sensational' after eliminating Real Madrid from the Champions League in a penalty shootout on Wednesday.Bayern lost the semi-final second leg 2-1 in Madrid, leaving the teams locked at 3-3 on aggregate.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hopes former club Chelsea defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.Mourinho's Real bowed out of the competition in a 3-1 penalty shootout defeat to Bayern at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, after the teams' semi-final tie finished 3-3 on aggregate over two legs.
Bayern Munich defeated Real Madrid 3-1 in a penalty shootout on Wednesday to book a home Champions League final against Chelsea on May 19.Real came into the match trailing 2-1 on aggregate from the first leg in Munich last week.
Former Bayern Munich defender Martin Demichelis believes the Bavarians have a good chance of reaching the Champions League final.Bayern defeted Real Madrid 2-1 at the Allianz Arena in the first leg of their semi-final tie, and the current Malaga centre-back feels his old side can cause an upset at the Santiago Bernabeu if they play their own game on Wednesday.
Roy Makaay believes that Bayern Munich have a good chance to reach the Champions League final at the expense of Real Madrid.The Bavarians recorded a 2-1 home win in the first leg of the semi-final tie last week, and the former Netherlands international feels Jupp Heynckes' men have what it takes to cause Real plenty of problems in Wednesday's return at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Real Madrid must overturn a one-goal deficit against Bayern Munich if they are to book their place in the UEFA Champions League final.Jose Mourinho's Real went down 2-1 in the semi-final first leg at Bayern's Allianz Arena last Tuesday.
Bayern Munich manager Jupp Heynckes denies his side fear Real Madrid ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg.Bayern head to Spain with a 2-1 lead to take on a Real side that all-but wrapped up the La Liga title at the weekend.
Jose Mourinho says his Real Madrid players must be willing to risk suspension for the Champions League final if they are to beat Bayern Munich.Both Sergio Ramos and Xabi Alonso go into the game at the Santiago Bernabeu one booking away from a mandatory one-match suspension.
Bastian Schweinsteiger says it is imperative Bayern Munich weather the early storm from Real Madrid in Wednesday's Champions League clash.The Bavarians take a 2-1 advantage with them to the Spanish capital for the second leg and the Germany international is well aware that Jose Mourinho's men will throw everything they have at them in the opening exchanges.
Oliver Kahn says it is vital for Bayern Munich to remain calm in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final away against Real Madrid.Jupp Heynckes' men secured a 2-1 lead in the first leg at the Allianz Arena, and Kahn has urged his former team not to lose their cool in Wednesday's return clash at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Bayern Munich sporting director Christian Nerlinger believes his side are on a par with Real Madrid ahead of their Champions League semi-final.The Bavarian giants travel to the Spanish capital on Wednesday hoping to take advantage of the 2-1 lead secured in the first leg of their tie and seal progression to the final at the Allianz Arena.
Bayern Munich must score in next week's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid to progress to the final.That's the view of former Bayern and France defender Bixente Lizarazu, who played more than 170 matches for the Bavarians in two spells with the club.
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