Apr 12, 2014 at 9pm UK at ​Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid
4-0
Almeria
di Maria (28'), Bale (53'), Isco (56'), Morata (84')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Half-Time Report: Angel di Maria strike gives Real Madrid slender lead

Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid CF celebrates after scoring Real's 3rd goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid CF and FC Copenhagen at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 2, 2013
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Angel di Maria's 28th-minute curler gives Real Madrid a lead at half time against Almeria in La Liga.

Real Madrid hold a slender lead over Almeria at half time in La Liga courtesy of Angel di Maria's strike.

The home side came close to making the breakthrough with just five minutes on the clock, as Di Maria worked space before striking towards goal, only for his effort to come back off the crossbar.

Esteban was called into action shortly after to keep out Gareth Bale, with the Welshman driving into the Almeria box and getting a shot away which was well kept out by the keeper.

Madrid did manage to find a way through, however, thanks to Di Maria who curled the ball into the far corner and out of the reach of Esteban to make it 1-0.

Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
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