Media React to Real Madrid's Dramatic Champions League Win over Juventus

Klopp Firmino

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.

There is precedent too, with UEFA stinging Xabi Alonso (who was playing for Real at the time) for encroaching onto the pitch during the 2014 Champions League final against Atletico Madrid by banning him from the subsequent Super Cup. Substitutes: Stephan Lichtsteiner (for De Sciglio, 17) 7, Wojciech Szczesny (for Buffon, 90) 3.

"A non-existent in 93 minute penalty denies Juve feat against Real".

Blaise Matuidi pounced to capitalise on Keylor Navas' fumble to level the tie on aggregate before the dramatic ending.

Ramos will now wait and see if referee Michael Oliver includes his name in the match report.

An enraged Juventus legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon protested the decision of the referee, earning a red card.

Tempers flared during Real Madrid and Juventus' UEFA Champions League clash following Cristiano Ronaldo's last-minute penalty on Wednesday, which reportedly led to some players clashing in the tunnel after the game.

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Nevertheless, Liverpool have arguably played the most consistent football of any team in the competition this year, and had Real Madrid not been crowned champions the last two years in a row, you would have to fancy the Merseysiders as favourites for the trophy.

"We could've scored five or six goals, so we ought to be proud". We were fair winners [over both legs].

UEFA Regulation Article 15, Misconduct of Players and Officials, Section (vii), says that players can not participate in a match for which they are ineligible - and Ramos actions may fall foul of the particular rule given his unwillingness to remain seated away from the Real Madrid bench.

Real needed a controversial injury-time penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo to secure their progress to the semi-finals.

"Scoring in the 98th minute?".

"Now we have to forget all of this and focus on the semi-final". The game should serve as a lesson.

Real Madrid booked their spot in last season's quarter-finals in extra-time after Bayern Munich had Arturo Vidal sent off, and Chiellini has accused the officials of favouring the Madrid giants once again.

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