CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Former Bayern Munich and Real Madrid midfielder Paul Breitner believes the German champions are ‘stronger’ due to Madrid’s defence.
Real Madrid have welcomed defender Nacho Fernandez back into their squad for their Champions League semi-final with Bayern Munich but Isco misses out.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has refused to be drawn upon whether it is better to triumph in La Liga or in the Champions League.
Arjen Robben has been ruled out of Bayern Munich’s squad for the Champions League second leg semi-final against Real Madrid through injury.
Lionel Messi has confessed that Barcelona ‘regret’ not being able to mark Andres Iniesta’s final season at the club with a treble.
Sergio Busquets admits Barcelona’s domestic double ‘tastes heavenly’, even if the Champions League was a ‘disappointment’.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir will officiate Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid are ‘prepared’ for their ‘game of the season’ against Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals.
Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has warned Real Madrid ‘the war is not over’ in relation to the Champions League semi-final between the two.
Isco looks set to miss Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich with a shoulder injury, say reports in the Spanish press.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas believes he remained ‘mentally strong’ during Wednesday’s victory over Bayern Munich after a high-profile error.
Lucas Vazquez admits playing as a full-back against Franck Ribery was ‘intense’ but insists the help of his teammates made it possible.
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng will miss the remainder of the season and is a doubt for the World Cup, according to reports on Thursday.
Marco Asensio believes Real Madrid ‘must play better’ in their Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich.
Sergio Ramos believes Real Madrid’s experience was the key to their victory over Bayern Munich. “We knew what we were in for…”
Jupp Heynckes rued Bayern Munich for ‘gifting two goals’ to Real Madrid during their 2-1 defeat but was ‘confident’ about a comeback next week.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed Marco Asensio for ‘making the difference’ at Bayern Munich and was hopeful Isco and Dani Carvajal would return quickly.
Marco Asensio was Real Madrid's semi-final super-sub in the Champions League as he secured two away goals in a 2-1 win at Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
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Zinedine Zidane has explained that Real Madrid’s recent success in the Champions League is down to the club’s DNA.
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba will miss the first leg of his side’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on Wednesday, say reports.
Xabi Alonso, who previously played for both Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, believes strikers will be decisive in the pair’s Champions League semi-final.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos believes the Champions League ‘unleashes special powers’ within their team as they aim for a third straight trophy.
Bayern Munich Coach Jupp Heynckes ‘has a good feeling’ ahead of his side’s Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid.
Bayern Munich are not countenancing the sale of Robert Lewandowski this summer and his exit is ‘the imagination of papers’, states Coach Jupp Heynckes.
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane insists ‘there is no favourite’ ahead of his side’s Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Gareth Bale admitted it was an ‘honour’ to be linked to Bayern Munich and ‘could not rule out’ a future move to the club.
Bayern Munich Coach Jupp Heynckes has described how he found a ‘broken’ James Rodriguez when he arrived at the club in October.
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal insists Bayern Munich’s front three are ‘the most difficult to defend against’.
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