Apr 23, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ‚ÄčEstadio Santiago Bernabeu

1-0

Benzema (19')
Isco (57')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Result: Benzema strike gives Real advantage
Result: Benzema strike gives Real advantage
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scores the only goal in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Reaction
A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Real Madrid must partially close Bernabeu after fans' racist behaviour
Real Madrid must close parts of the Bernabeu for one match as UEFA charged the club after some of their supporters were found guilty of racist behaviour in April.
May 30, 12:53
Gary Lineker arrives in Zurich for the England bid at the FIFA World Cup 2018 & 2022 Host Announcement on December 2, 2010
Gary Lineker promises to pin ears back after Real Madrid, Bayern Munich result
Gary Lineker makes a promise on Twitter to get his ears pinned back should Real Madrid secure a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final.
Apr 24, 13:27
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'I was afraid ahead of return from injury'
Cristiano Ronaldo admits that he was "afraid" ahead of his return for Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
Apr 24, 04:26
Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a press conference at Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on October 29, 2013
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti lavishes praise on Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says that Cristiano Ronaldo made "sacrifices" for the team during their win over Bayern Munich.
Apr 24, 01:21
Philipp Lahm of Bayern Munich talks to the media prior to the UEFA Super Cup match between Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea FC at Stadion Eden on August 29, 2013
Philipp Lahm: 'Bayern Munich were unlucky'
Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm insists that his team were unfortunate to lose to Bayern Munich.
Apr 23, 23:26
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola (L) looks on during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Pep Guardiola: "We did everything we could"
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola says that his side did everything they could in their Champions League match against Real Madrid.
Apr 23, 22:43
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben celebrates the first goal for Munich beside of Portuguese Iranian goalkeeper Daniel Davari during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayern Muenchen vs Eintracht Braunschweig in Munich on Nove
Arjen Robben: 'I expected more from Real Madrid'
Bayern Munich striker Arjen Robben says that he expected more from Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Apr 23, 22:28
Manuel Neuer in a training session on May 24, 2013.
Manuel Neuer: Reaching Champions League final is "still possible"
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer believes that it is "still possible" for the team to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Apr 23, 22:14
Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring for Real Madrid against Levante on October 5, 2013.
Sergio Ramos: 'We will have to go for victory in second leg'
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos says that the team will have to "go for the victory" in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Apr 23, 22:03
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole dissects the action as Real Madrid record a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Madrid.
Match Report
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scores the only goal in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Bernabeu as Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich 1-0.
HT Report
An early goal from Karim Benzema gives Real Madrid a 1-0 lead over Bayern Munich at half time in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Team News
Cristiano Ronaldo returns after a four-game absence to start against Bayern Munich in Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the opening leg of the Champions League semi-final tie between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
Build-up
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale after scoring during the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg football match Real Madrid FC vs Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 2, 2014
Xabi Alonso hints at counter-attack
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso hints that his side will counter-attack Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final first leg this evening.
Apr 23, 18:08
Bayern's Toni Kroos celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's second goal against Kaiserslautern during the DFB-Pokal semi-final match on April 16, 2014
Bayern Munich train at Vallecas Stadium
Bayern Munich train at Rayo Vallecano's Vallecas Stadium ahead of tonight's Champions League semi-final first leg against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.
Apr 23, 15:30
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale (C) scores during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) final 'Clasico' football match against FC Barcelona on April 16, 2014
Gareth Bale's inclusion remains in doubt
Gareth Bale remains a major doubt for Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu this evening.
Apr 23, 15:04
Referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco talks to Pepe (L), Cristiano Ronaldo and Xabi Alonso of Real Madrid during the La Liga match between their side and Barcelona on March 23, 2014
Xabi Alonso: 'We need Cristiano Ronaldo'
Xabi Alonso hopes that Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for tonight's Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich.
Apr 23, 13:57
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben addresses a press conference at The City of Manchester stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on October 1, 2013
Arjen Robben: 'We are not favourites to win the Champions League'
Arjen Robben insists that Bayern Munich are not favourites to win the Champions League ahead of their semi-final with Real Madrid.
Apr 23, 03:57
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates scoring his goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti "confident" Cristiano Ronaldo will face Bayern Munich
Carlo Ancelotti is "confident" that Cristiano Ronaldo will face Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final first leg, but will not risk the forward if he is not 100%.
Apr 23, 01:46
Thomas Muller of Bayern Munchen celebrates with Toni Kroos and Philipp Lahm of Bayern Munchen after scoring the second goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Arsenal and FC Bayern Munchen at Emirates Stadium on February
Philipp Lahm calls for "courage and passion"
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm calls on his side to show "courage and passion" in their semi-final Champions League clash with Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Apr 22, 18:57
Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez celebrates after scoring in a friendly match against Sao Paulo on July 31, 2013
Javi Martinez aware of Real Madrid threat
Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez says that the German outfit will have to be at their best to overcome Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Apr 22, 18:36
Fabio Coentrao of Real Madrid looks on during a pre season friendly match between AFC Bournemouth and Real Madrid at Goldsands Stadium on July 21, 2013
Carlo Ancelotti: 'Fabio Coentrao will start on Wednesday'
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says that Fabio Coentrao will start at left-back in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Apr 22, 18:11
Referee Howard Webb signals for a free kick during the match between West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers at Upton Park on January 19, 2013
Howard Webb to referee Real Madrid, Bayern Munich
Howard Webb will referee Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu.
Apr 22, 17:13
Real Madrid's Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti looks on during a press conference at Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on October 29, 2013
Carlo Ancelotti targets Champions League final
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti hints that it would be considered a failure if his side fail to reach the final of the Champions League this season.
Apr 22, 15:29
Referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco talks to Pepe (L), Cristiano Ronaldo and Xabi Alonso of Real Madrid during the La Liga match between their side and Barcelona on March 23, 2014
Xabi Alonso: 'Cristiano Ronaldo is crucial'
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso says that Cristiano Ronaldo is "crucial" to the team's chances of success this season.
Apr 22, 13:44
Bayern's Toni Kroos celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's second goal against Kaiserslautern during the DFB-Pokal semi-final match on April 16, 2014
Bayern Munich land in Madrid
Bayern Munich land in Madrid ahead of the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Apr 22, 13:06
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Real Madrid's Welsh striker Gareth Bale after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad on November 9, 2013
Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo both train
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo both train for Real Madrid ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich.
Apr 22, 12:13
Real's Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Sevilla on October 30, 2013
Gareth Bale misses training with flu
Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale misses training ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich.
Apr 21, 17:58



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