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Madrid star Modric wants same atmosphere for Clasico after Champions League success

Jeannie Matthews | 19 April, 2017, 10:57

The Brazilian, Asensio, Cristiano, with his three goals (that's 100 in the Champions League now) were the men of the match. We scored two goals.

His Real Madrid counterpart Zinedine Zidane did not want to discuss the refereeing but he claimed Bayern's second goal could have also been ruled offside.

AN INFURIATED CARLO Ancelotti called for the introduction of video assistant referees (VAR) after Arturo Vidal was controversially sent off as Bayern Munich were eliminated by Champions League holders Real Madrid.

The Portuguese, who now has eight goals against Bayern, is the third player to score a hat-trick against the German heavyweights in the Champions League after Roy Makaay (Deportivo La Coruna) and Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).

Zidane said: "In the key moments Ronaldo is always there".

"Arturo's card was not a card and then two goals for Cristiano were offside", said the Italian. In a quarter-final you have to have a referee with more quality, I think.

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'We wanted to go through and there's a lot of anger in that a match of such intensity is decided by the referee.

Ronaldo's bullet diving header in the 76th minute then looked to have sent Real through, but a freakish own goal from captain Sergio Ramos moments later levelled things up at 3-3 overall.

The opening 45 minutes were balanced between the two sides, but Bayern was dominant after halftime as it pressed forward, trying to overturn the first-leg deficit. In fact, Boateng and Hummels' defending was absolutely first class and proof that when they are fit, Bayern possess the finest defensive line in Europe.

The goal cancelled Madrid's slim advantage and threw open the qualification.

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.

Ronaldo put Madrid back in control when he chested down a pass by Ramos and fired a left-foot shot that went underneath Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the 105th minute.

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