Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run

Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run

"I wanted to reach this record. To be able to reach this mark is an honour and against a team like Bayern it is better still", Ronaldo, who scored both goals, told beIN Sports Spain.

Four-time world player of the year Ronaldo then slotted in the victor between goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's legs for the victor 13 minutes from time. "With our second half, playing very well, keeping the ball from the opponent and the chances we had, it is clear that another goal would have been better".

"It's a big result, it isn't easy to come here and win", Zidane said. "The red card was the neckbreaker".

And Borussia Dortmund lost 3-2 at home to Monaco in the quarterfinal that was rescheduled from Tuesday, when three explosions targeted the German team's bus.

Arturo Vidal heads in the opening goal to give Bayern Munich a 1-0 lead.

Bayern were also missing injured Germany defender Mats Hummels against Madrid's formidable BBC attack - Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Ronaldo. Madrid went on to win the title.

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"Their goalkeeper saved lots of chances".

Madrid displayed none of the initiative shown by Bayern in the first half.

The first half belonged to the home side and Arturo Vidal who nearly scored a brace.

Mbappe gave Monaco a 19th-minute lead, shortly after Fabinho had missed a penalty for the visitors by pulling his spot-kick wide of the post.

Real's Gareth Bale will miss the trip to Sporting after being forced off against Bayern with muscle pain, although the out-of-form Wales international's absence proved a blessing in disguise.

After cutting a frustrated figure following Saturday's 1-1 draw with Madrid rivals Atletico, Cristiano Ronaldo was back in top form to help drive Real on to victory with a second-half brace.

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Real Madrid punished Bayern's wastefulness after the restart as Christian Ronaldo restored parity after volleying home a cross from Daniel Carvajal with two minutes into the second half.

Bale, who has laboured with an ankle injury recently, came off on 58 minutes and Real raised the tempo after he trudged off.

The Portugal captain then brought up his second half-century in just 47 games.

Real pressed home the numerical advantage as Ronaldo tapped the ball between the legs of Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for the victor on 77 minutes.

The first-leg turned after the break as Ronaldo equalized, then Real dominated Bayern with the numerical advantage and peppered the Bayern goal.

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