Real Madrid on fire as Ronaldo's hat-trick destroys stubborn Bayern Munich

Real Madrid on fire as Ronaldo's hat-trick destroys stubborn Bayern Munich

- Spanish giants Real Madrid are through to the UEFA Champions League semi finals

- Real beat visiting Bayern Munich 4-2 to go through on 6-3 aggregates

- Cristiano Ronaldo was superb as he scored three goals in the tie

In one of the biggest UEFA Champions League nights, Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliance proved too much for visiting Bayern Munich as Real Madrid romped to a 4-2 win at the Bernabeau.

The Bundesliga giants opened the scoring via a penalty kick by Robert Lewandowski in the 53rd minute.

Cristiano Ronaldo then leveled things up with a classical header in the 76th minute, but as the home fans were celebrating, a defensive blunder cost Los Blancos as Sergio Ramos scored an own goal in the 78th minute.

Real Madrid on fire as Ronaldo's hat-trick destroys stubborn Bayern Munich

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo

Bayern's undoing occurred barely 5 minutes to the end of regulation time when Arturo Vidal was shown a second yellow card and was sent off; the game then proceeded into extra-time.

Real Madrid then dominated the whole night, Ronaldo scored twice and then Marco Asensio wrapped things up.

It ended Real Madrid 4-2 Bayern Munich, with Zinedine Zidane's men winning 6-3 on aggregates and are through to the semi-final.

NAIJ.com also reported the second game of the night where Leicester City were edged out of the tournament by Atletico Madrid.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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