Real Madrid managed to come back from a goal down to win 2-1 against Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie at the Allianz Arena.
Cristiano Ronaldo had a quiet outing but second half substitute Marco Asensio put Madrid ahead in the 57th minute, a goal that proved to be the winner.
Here’s how the Bayern players performed.
Sven Ulreich 5 – Well-beaten by the strike for the first but might have done better to stop Real’s second.
Joshua Kimmich 7 – Was comfortable against Isco and broke forward excellently to score the opener.
Jerome Boateng 5 – Had started the game well but was forced off with an injury in the first half.
Mats Hummels 6 – Did his part. Marshalled the back-line well and used his experience to keep Ronaldo quiet.
Rafinha 4 – Struggled out of position and gave the ball away to Asensio who scored the winner.
Javi Martinez 6 – Anchored the midfield and kept possession well but Bayern needed more drive in the second half.
Thomas Muller 5 – Close to scoring from close range on a couple of occasions but couldn’t find the finishing touch.
Arjen Robben N/A – Only lasted five minutes before having to go off injured and was replaced by Thiago Alcantara.
James Rodriguez 8 – Was the creator in chief for Bayern, creating several chances and setting up the opener.
Franck Ribery 7 – Always threatened but his touch let him down in a great position in the first half.
Robert Lewandowski 6 – Had a few good moments. Should’ve equalised late on but his chipped effort went horribly wrong.
Thiago Alcantara 6 – Replaced the injured Robben early on. Took time to settle but was better in the second half.
Niklas Sule 6 – Had to come on for the injured Boateng in the 34th minute and held his own.
Corentin Tolisso 5 – Replaced Martinez in the 75th minute. Did brilliantly to create one last chance for Lewandowski.