Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich 1-0 in first leg
[ Match Results and Goal Scorers ] 19′ 1 – 0 Karim Benzema
Bayern Munich had all the possesion but it was Real Madrid who took the lead through Karim Benzema in the first leg of the 2nd Champions League Semifinal on wednesday night football.
Real Madrid started with Benzema, Ronaldo and Di Maria trio upfront but Bayern Munich came in with a plan to keep the ball as much as they can. Real Madrid quickly adapted to the game with defending deep and hoping to catch Bayern Munich on counter attacks. Bayern had all the possesion in the world but they failed to penetrate whatsoever in the final third of Madrid goal.It took 20 minutes for game to come into life, Real Madrid scored through Karim Benzema. Real Madrid hit Bayern Munich with a lightning counter attack which left Bayern players shocked. Ronaldo squared the ball to Benzema and all he had to do is to put foot on the ball to make it 1-0 for the home side. La decima is on.
After that Bayern took control of the match, they passed around the Real madrid box alot but never really got going. It took substitute Thomas Muller in 80th minute to get a decent effort on goal. Real Madrid won the game 1-0 at the full time and thats job half done. Clean sheet at home and a 1 goal lead to take in the 2nd leg. Now Real Madrid will be mighty favourites to reach semifinals.