Ronaldo to the rescue after Juve stun Real

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The penalty, awarded for a foul by Medhi Benatia on Lucas Vazquez, was greeted with howls of protest.

"It was a match in which we suffered", Ronaldo said.

And Madrid captain for the night, Marcelo, took the opportunity to take a pop at Spanish rivals Barcelona after his side's victory.

"And a dubious incident at the 93rd minute when we had a clear penalty denied in the first leg, you can not award that at this point", he said.

"Life goes on", Buffon said. Thanks to the Lord I scored and we're through.

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

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Isco had a goal correctly disallowed for offside soon after as Real pushed for a killer fourth goal in the tie, with Buffon blocking well at his near post from Isco soon before Juventus' second. He celebrated by taking off his shirt and running toward the euphoric Madrid crowd.

The Italian veteran, who is set to leave Juventus at the end of the season, was given a standing ovation from the home fans as he walked off the pitch in what is likely to be his last act in a long and eventful career in the Champions League.

Spanish website Diario Gol reports that Barcelona players feel Oliver made the right decision, though sympathise with Juventus.

"To say that you cannot give that penalty in the 93 minute is not correct, but you must be 10 percent sure to give it, even if it is in the first minute".

MUNICH (AP) - Bayern Munich reached its sixth Champions League semifinal in seven seasons with a 0-0 draw against Sevilla in the second leg of their quarterfinal on Wednesday.

Real Madrid join Liverpool, Roma and Bayern Munich in the last-four draw, which takes place in Nyon on Friday. "But it won't get any easier".

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