The press evaluated the effectiveness of Real Madrid after the first semi-final match that Madrid won in Germany against Bayern Munich.
Also, they noted the mistakes in the Bavarians’ attack and underlined the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo did not score for the first time in a Champions League game this season.
According to the press, the 1-2 result brings Real Madrid very close to the third consecutive final in the Champions League.
L’Equipe (France) – Incredibly efficient. After being frightened by Juventus in the quarter-finals, Real suffered again in defense covering Ribery. Also, Madrid were lucky in some cases, while Rafinha gifted the second goal.
The Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy): Bayern plays, Real wins. Ronaldo has not scored this time. In Munich, Real defeated Bayern and took the lead 12-11 in the matches between the two teams in Europe. Bayern was unlucky after making 3 forced substitutions because of injuries. Ribery played for three players.
Globoesporte (Brazil): Madrid mighty. Real did not need Cristiano to win in Munich. Marcelo was enough, who scored from outside the area and also Asensio who entered the field and boosted the tean. Bayern was punished for the injuries of Robben and Boateng, as well as Rafinha’s mistake.