Madrid - Bayern Munich beat Real
Madrid 3-1 on penalties on Wednesday to secure their place against
Chelsea in the Champions League final.
Four-time champions Bayern
will become the first team to play the final at their home ground after
Bastian Schweinsteiger beat goalkeeper Iker Casillas with the final
spot kick for the Germans to reach their second final in three seasons.
the shootout, Manuel Neuer saved from Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka to put
Bayern on course before counterpart Iker Casillas denied Toni Kroos and
Philipp Lahm to drag Madrid back into it.
But after Xabi Alonso
scored Madrid's first, Sergio Ramos sent his shot high over the bar and
Schweinsteiger sent his shot straight down the middle to secure Bayern's
place in the final at the Allianz Arena on May 19.
fourth victory in five semi-final meetings over Madrid capped an
exciting second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium which Madrid won
2-1 to level the aggregate score at 3-3 following Bayern's victory by
the same margin last week.
Ronaldo followed up a sixth-minute
penalty with his 56th goal of the season in the 14th minute to put
Madrid on course for the May 19 final, only for Arjen Robben to reply
with a 27th-minute penalty.
Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo 6 penalty, 14
Bayern Munich: Arjen Robben 27 penalty
Halftime: 2-1; 90 minutes: 2-1; 120 minutes: 2-1
Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo missed, Kaka missed, Xabi Alonso scored, Sergio Ramos missed
Bayern Munich: David Alaba scored, Mario Gomez scored, Toni Kroos missed, Philipp Lahm missed, Bastian Schweinsteiger scored
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)
Real Madrid: 1-Iker
Casillas; 17-Alvaro Arbeloa, 4-Sergio Ramos, 3-Pepe, 12-Marcelo;
14-Xabi Alonso, 6-Sami Khedira; 22-Angel Di Maria (8-Kaka 75), 10-Mesut
Ozil (11-Esteban Granero 111), 7-Cristiano Ronaldo; 9-Karim Benzema
(20-Gonzalo Higuain 106)
Bayern Munich: 1-Manuel Neuer;
21-Philipp Lahm, 17-Jerome Boateng, 28-Holger Badstuber, 27-David Alaba;
31-Bastian Schweinsteiger, 30-Luiz Gustavo; 10-Arjen Robben, 39-Toni
Kroos, 7-Franck Ribery (25-Thomas Mueller 95); 33-Mario Gomez
First leg: Bayern Munich 2 Real Madrid 1