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Champions League: Real deserves to win- Ronaldo

16 April, 2018, 02:52 | Author: Joan Malone
  • Zinedine Zidane set to make one change to Real Madrid starting XI to face Juventus

Ronaldo admitted he had to calm himself down before stepping up and slotting home his 120th Champions League goal, followed by a shirtless celebration.

Real Madrid defender Marcelo hit out at rivals Barcelona after Madrid progressed to the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.

Juve players furiously protested the decision, with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon receiving a red card.

Cristiano Ronaldo's injury-time penalty put the holders through to the semi-finals, 4-3, after holding off a stunning Juventus comeback from 3-0 down from the first leg to 3-3.

That deficit made Wednesday's return leg seem like an impossible task for Juventus but they got off to the flawless start when Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring with a header two minutes into the match.

Cape Town - Cristiano Ronaldo showed an wonderful ability to handle the biggest of occasions when he stepped up to coolly score a stoppage-time penalty for Real Madrid against Juventus.

The goal sent Real into the semi-finals for a record-extending eighth year in a row.

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In the 61 minute, Matuidi scored to cancel out Madrid's lead on away goals.

It all came down to Christian Ronaldo converting a penalty in added time to book their place in the last four. "We think we played well and deserved over the two games to go through".

Gazzetta dello Sport insisted the "furious" Bianconeri "dominated" Real Madrid and were only eliminated only because of a controversial penalty. Mario Mandzukic scored the first after just two minutes, heading home Sami Khedira's deft lofted pass, and the Croatian doubled Juventus's advantage on 38 minutes, this time powering home Stephan Lichtsteiner's cross with his head. The referee must try to be less of a protagonist and give only clear-cut decisions.

The fallout from the dramatic Champions League tie between Juventus and Real Madrid has been quite astonishing.

Juventus had done superbly to come back from a 3-0 first-leg deficit and were leading the second leg 3-0 themselves only to be denied a chance to force extra time right at the death.

"I'm disappointed that they say we're through because of the referee".

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