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90+4
That's it. Real have a commanding lead and go into the away leg with every reason to be confident of progression. It is not quite over yet, and Dortmund will have Lewandowski back but it will take some heroics to overturn a three-goal deficit.
90+3
Ramos dives in needlessly allowing Reus to cruise past him and pick out Aubameyang but Carvajal does enough to force him wide and dispel the attack.
90+2
Hummels shows great desire to beat Morata to the ball as the youngster tries to find the space to shoot as Dortmund leave themselves open at the back. They're trying to find an away goal.
90+1
Carvajal, showing great stamina at this point in the evening, tries to break down the right wing but is tackled by Hummels.
90'
Four minutes of added time to be played.
89'
Alonso picks out Morata in space in the left side of the area but he is crowded out and forced to look back down the pitch for an available teammate.
88'
Reus runs at the Real defence but Pepe gets a toe in and tackles.
87'
Free kick to Real Madrid as Bale is tripped on the right wing by the halfway line.
Borussia Dortmund Yellow card

Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund

86'
With Ronaldo off the pitch Ramos stands over the ball with Bale. The defender takes and spoons well over the bar. Ronaldo, wherever he is, will be shaking his head.
85'
 
Morata takes a tumble on the edge of the area to earn a free kick. Grosskreutz receives a booking for that challenge.
84'
Hofmann's corner is headed away at the near post before being sent back in but Dortmund have two men offside as Real step up as a unit.
83'
Aubameyang, under pressure from Pepe, drags his shot well off target to sum up a poor night from him.
82'
Illarramendi and Bale combine down the right before the Welshman goes alone and powers towards the Dortmund box before scooping over from 12 yards with his right foot. Incredible effort.
81'
Carvajal tries to attack down the right but is tackled by Hummels and Dortmund pass out from the back.
80'
Sokratis drives forward and tries to pick out Schieber but it overruns to Casillas.
Real Madrid Substitution
79'
Modric is dispossessed heavily by two Dortmund midfielders and a Real attack is broken up.
78'
 
Ronaldo limps off to be replaced by Brazilian midfielder Casemiro.
77'
Ronaldo, prone on the floor, is receiving treatment and helped to his feet. He is walking off the pitch but the converned look on his face suggests his evening is over.
76'
A spell of quick passing from Dortmund comes to nothing, and the ball is put out of play due to an injury to Ronaldo.
75'
Given the extra space Dortmund are being allowed in attacking areas, Real still seem quite in control.
Real Madrid Substitution
74'
Reus chases down a long ball but the skid on the wet pitch takes it away from him. Goal kick to Real.
Borussia Dortmund Substitution
73'
 
And here comes another Real change. Morata replacing Benzema. Some exciting young talent being showcased by the hosts this evening.
72'
 
Jojic is on for Kehl as Dortmund make another attacking change. They want that away goal. Klopp obviously hasn't given up on the tie yet.
Real Madrid Substitution
71'
Reus steps up to have a go for Dortmund but Casillas is equal to it after blocking the shot from close range.
70'
 
Real make their first change of the evening with Isco departing to applause all round. Illarramendi is on in his place.
69'
Ronaldo tries one stepover too many outside the Dortmund box and is dumped onto his backside before Dortmund get the ball out of danger, wisely.
68'
Isco picks out Benzema who tries one from the edge of the box but it is deflected into the arms of Weidenfeller.
Borussia Dortmund Substitution
67'
You get the feeling that Real know this game is won and are only going to break sporadically and try to add to their tally. For the time being they are happy enough camped out in their own half inviting pressure on from Dortmund who are creating more chances.
66'
Second Dortmund sub as Schieber comes on for Piszczek.
65'
Another Dortmund penalty as Hofmann goes down after challenging for the ball with Coentrao. The referee speaks to him after he angrily confronts Ramos, but the Dortmund sub is lucky not to get booked for simulation.
64'
 
Dortmund make their first change of the evening bringing on Hofmann for Mkhitaryan.
Borussia Dortmund Substitution
63'
Reus goes down easily in the area following a challenge with Pepe but a goalkick is given. It isn't a foul, but the nature of Pepe's challenge is so clumsy and needless that it could have been given.
62'
An overzealous ball towards Aubameyang is shepherDed out by Pepe.
61'
From the ensuing corner Ramos heads directly at Weidenfeller.
60'
Weidenfeller is forced into action after Carvajal's cross from the right lands well for Benzema arriving late in the box, and his first-time shot from point-black range is tipped away.
59'
Great block by Pepe as Dortmund go close again. A cross from Reus is spilled by Casillas at the feet of Mkhitaryan who looks sure to poke home but Pepe gets a foot in.
58'
 
GOAL! Ok. I spoke too soon. Ronaldo, on his 100th Champions League appearance, picks up a through ball from Modric in the area and takes a touch before beating Weidenfeller easily. Game over.
Real Madrid Goal

Left Footed - Bottom Center

57'
Real have taken their foot off the gas in this half. Gone is the dominant intensity from the first half, and they're now allowing Dortmund to find some gaps.
56'
Reus breaks again but overhits his pass to Aubameyang who lets the ball run to Mkhitaryan. He is too wide of goal though and can't carve the opportunity out. That's two chances Dortmund have created this half but neither taken.
55'
WHAT A MISS! Ronaldo shows great acceleration to leave Hummels for dead before cutting along the byline and putting the goal on a plate for Benzema, who, somehow, scoops the ball over.
54'
The rain continues to pour as Ramos hammers a long diagonal ball towards Bale which goes straight into the arms of Weidenfeller.
53'
Dortmund build up a head of steam but their attack comes to nothing when Mkhitaryan, under pressure from Coentrao, is tackled and fouls the Madrid man giving away a free kick.
52'
The game is delayed, bizarrely, by Casillas changing the tape on his gloves and socks under request from UEFA officials.
51'
Reus breaks for Dortmund and finds Aubameyang in space before continuing his run into the box but Aubameyang goes it alone and drags his shot wide from the right of the area. Reus is not happy.
50'
Bale, from a tight angle on the right of the box, cheekily tries to beat Weidenfeller but he is denied.
49'
Ronaldo tries to break and is tripped by Mkhitaryan on the halfway line.
48'
Coentrao nicks the ball off Reus and tries to slip in Benzema but Piszczek is alert to the danger and steps in to prevent it.
47'
No changes from either side at the break.
46'
Real Madrid kick off the second half in the Madrid rain. It is tipping it down.
45+1'
Just the one minute of added time. Dortmund try to have a strong finish to the half but Reus' shot is blocked by Ramos and Real break. Ronaldo goes one vs. one with Sokratis leading to the Portuguese tumbling on the edge of the box. It looks a foul but there is the whistle for half time.
45'
Durm is down and in some considerable pain after receiving an elbow in the ribs as he contested a header with Bale. He looks winded.
44'
Ronaldo leaps highest and heads the ball away. Great defensive attribute, that.
43'
Durm keeps the pressure up and wins a corner for Dortmund.
42'
Reus tries a shot from the edge of the box but it is deflected away by Ramos.
41'
Bale and Coentrao combine on the halfway line but the result is a long and pointless punt forward from the Portuguese into the grateful hands of Weidenfeller. He seems to be bearing up ok after that injury scare.
40'
Dortmund definitely looking like a side missing their focal point this evening. Aubameyang so much more effective coming in from wide than looking for scraps through the middle. Tough gig for him.
39'
Mkhitaryan comes forward with the ball but under pressure he passes to Aubameyang on the right angle of the box but he shoots from distance, high and wide.
38'
Klopp is unhappily talking to the fourth official. The Dortmund manager is not backwards in coming forward on the touchline.
37'
A real midfield scrap ends in Real breaking out as Benzema finds Ramos who dinks into the path of Ronaldo but he can't quite stretch to reach it and Weidenfeller gathers.
36'
Bale retrieves a lost cause before giving Durm a torrid time, twisting and turning, before laying off to Carvajal who crosses to Benzema but he heads wide.
35'
Dortmund are keeping possession well but aren't being given the space to move into dangerous areas and are being squeezed the higher up the pitch they get. Just two attempts for the visitors so far and only 40% possession.
34'
Casillas, under pressure from Reus in his area, gives Dortmund a cheap throw in. He panicked there.
33'
Isco drives forward, picks out Ronaldo on the left, receives the ball back but as he shapes to shoot the ball is under his feet and Hummels steps in to relieve him of possession. Well played.
32'
Casillas is forced into a rare save by Grosskreutz, who, with a sight of goal, fails to get any power behind the ball.
31'
Aubameyang fluffs his lines as Dortmund come forward, hard to believe isn't it, and as the ball comes his way he slips allowing the hosts to get out of jail.
30'
Modric is given the time and space to pick out Benzema but Hummels steps up to cut the ball out and take out the danger.
Borussia Dortmund Yellow card

Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund

29'
Bale hits this one and it dips and swerves to deceive Weidenfeller but he gets a hand to it and parries over. Great save, that.
28'
 
A foul on Bale by Kehl, who is booked, gives Real a free kick centrally on the edge of the box.
27'
To stand any chance of recovery, Dortmund have to get back on their feet quicker than after they conceded the first goal. They recovered from a two-goal deficit to beat Stuttgart at the weekend thanks to a hat-trick from Reus, that's not likely here though!
Real Madrid Goal

Right Footed - Bottom Left

26'
 
GOAL! A Dortmund corner is headed away at the near post and Benzema breaks before finding Bale on the right but he is quickly crowded out and has to look for a pass, he finds Isco who casually shoots in a second from the edge of the box to extend Real's lead from out of nowhere.
25'
Ramos cuts out the midfield with a long ball forward, much to Ancelotti's chagrin, but it goes out for a goal kick. No point in cutting out the Real midfield, they've been outstanding so far, although they have been helped by Kehl and Sahin's anonymity.
24'
Reus tries to dribble the ball into the Real half of the pitch but is fouled by Alonso. Dortmund free kick.
23'
A long, and hopeful, ball by Durm towards Aubameyang is shepherded back to Casillas by Ramos and Pepe. The lone Dortmund striker will do well to get anything out of that formidable pair this evening.
22'
It's taken a while, but Dortmund have recovered from that goal and are slowly gaining a foothold in the game. They're having more and more possession and although it is not in a dangerous area it is promising. Sahin shoots from distance but Casillas has it covered.
21'
On second look, Pepe has taken a blow to the face by the ball when Aubameyang tried that shot. Typically he was fine at first before collapsing later. He's off the pitch now waiting to come back and looks fine.
20'
Piszczek crosses from the right towards Aubameyang who tries a spectacular overhead kick but Pepe blocks and Real come away with the ball.
19'
 
Talking of Reus, he has just earned the game's first yellow card for a frustrated challenge on Coentrao. Frustrated because he has spent most of his evening defending so far.
Borussia Dortmund Yellow card

Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund

18'
Weidenfeller looks to be in some pain, possibly coming from the save he made from Pepe's header when Reus kicked the ball out of his hands. Let's hope he is ok.
17'
Ok, I spoke too soon. Real have allowed their opponents to have the ball for a bit, but they aren't able to do much with it against Ancelotti's regimented ranks.
16'
There's a lull in the endless Real attacks, but that doesn't mean they don't have the ball. They're just passing it around deeper. In complete control.
15'
Modric's corner is headed on goal by Pepe but Weidenfeller scrambles away. Isco picks the ball up 25 yards out and fires over. Dortmund hanging on.
14'
Coentrao works hard to carve out a cross from the left wing which Ronaldo volleys on goal. It is blocked, however, and Real have another corner.
13'
Modric's delivery is cleared but Coentrao starts another attack on the halfway line. Very much one way traffic at the Bernabeu so far.
12'
Ronaldo stands over the ball before firing a dipping effort on goal which Weidenfeller tips over the bar to give Real a corner.
11'
Real are setting a fast tempo when they begin attacks deep, with Modric pulling the strings. The former Tottenham man breaks forward and is dragged down by Kehl, winning a free kick in good range of goal.
10'
Ronaldo runs down the left wing before cutting in and unleashing from long range, startling Weidenfeller somewhat. The Dortmund keeper parries sloppily into the middle of his box before scrambling to gather the ball.
9'
 
Bale receives a through ball, unmarked, and puts the ball in the back of the net for a second but it is more in hope than anything. He is well offside.
8'
Bale finds Ronaldo who turns dangerously in the box but Reus gets his foot in and nicks possession. Dortmund are defending in numbers, trying to stop the flow of Real attacks and not concede a second so early.
7'
Real are teasing Dortmund at the moment, passing it neatly around the edge of the box as a dazed Dortmund desperately try to find some kind of composure.
6'
Coentrao's cross from the left towards Benzema and Bale doesn't come to anything but the Dortmund defence, outnumbering Real attackers, really labours to clear the danger.
5'
Real have their tails up now and are looking assured in possession. The fans are singing triumphantly already and the atmosphere has gone up a notch.
4'
 
GOAL! Gareth Bale shows quick feet in the area to poke the ball beyond Roman Weidenfeller and ease any nerves Real had. Benzema and Isco link up on the right wing allowing the Welshman to score from close range.
Real Madrid Goal

Left Footed - Bottom Left

3'
Ronaldo clears the danger but Benzema gives away a free kick on the halfway line.
2'
Aubameyang wins Dortmund an early corner after breaking into the box on the right.
1'
Right, we're underway with Borussia Dortmund kicking us off at the Bernabeu.
19:40
The late withdrawal of Angel Di Maria is a blow for Real. Alongside Karim Benzema no one has more assists in the Champions League this year. The pair have five each. Don't expect Cristiano Ronaldo, on his 100th appearance in the competition, to struggle too much though!
19:35
There is some good news for Dortmund fans though. Of sides left in the competition, Real Madrid have let their opponents have the most shots on target (41). Also, Dortmund have lost only one of their last five Champions League meetings with Real Madrid (W2 D2 L1). However, that defeat was away in the Bernabeu last season (0-2).
19:30
As if Ronaldo's form wasn't daunting enough for Dortmund, check this gem out. Real Madrid come in to this match on the back of a nine game unbeaten run in the Champions League (W8 D1). The last game they lost in the competition was the semi-final first leg in Dortmund last April. To make matters worse for Klopp's men it’s been nearly three years since Real Madrid failed to score in a Champions League game (27/04/2011 vs. Barcelona) and they have scored in 33 successive CL matches.
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19:10
Juergen Klopp says that Ancelotti is right to be cautious: "With our budget and list of injuries... we are the underdogs in the tie. However, I always say that it is not necessary to be the best team in the world but to be capable of beating the best in the world in a one-off contest, and Borussia can beat the best. That is the most important thing for me. Borussia have a chance and maybe we will catch them out."
19:05
Carlo Ancelotti is in cautious mood: "They are missing an important player in Lewandowski but they defend well and are dangerous on the counter attack. We have to impose our quality and our ability so as to find positive answers. This will be an important element to the game because their counter attacks are very dangerous. We will go out to play an attacking game but at the same time being careful at the back for their breaks."
19:00
TEAMS: Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao, Alonso, Modric, Isco, Ronaldo, Bale, Benzema. Subs: Lopez, Varane, Casemiro, Nacho, Morata, Illarra, Jose. //// Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Sokratis, Hummels, Durm, Kehl, Sahin; Grosskreutz, Mkhitaryan, Reus, Aubameyang. Subs: Langerak, Friedrich, Kirch, Jojic, Hofmann, Schieber, Ducksch.
18:55
TEAM NEWS: Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski - who scored four times in the first leg of last-season's match with Real - is suspended from this tie, while the Germans are also without Neven Subotic, Sven Bender, Ilkay Gundogan, Jakub Blaszczykowski and Marcel Schmelzer, all of whom are injured. Worrying.
18:50
TEAM NEWS: Real Madrid full-back Marcelo has picked up a hamstring strain and misses the game as do long-term absentees Alvaro Arbeloa, Sami Khedira and Jese Rodriguez. Fabio Coentrao will fill in for Marcelo. Daniel Carvajal - impressive in Arbeloa's absence - starts at right-back while Isco comes in for Angel Di Maria who is sick.
18:45
Good evening and welcome to LIVE coverage of the Champions League quarter-final first leg between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund. Kick off is just one hour away as Real chase that elusive 10th European Cup and hope to avoid anything close to the mauling that Dortmund gave them in the semi-finals of this competition last year.
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
I. Casillas 0 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Pepe 0 0 1 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
S. Ramos 0 0 1 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
Fábio Coentrão 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 90
D. Carvajal 0 1 0 8 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
X. Alonso 0 0 0 80 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 90
L. Modric 0 1 0 80 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 90
Isco 1 0 1 63 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 72
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Bale 1 0 3 27 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
C. Ronaldo 1 0 3 33 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 80
K. Benzema 0 0 2 19 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 75
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. Weidenfeller 0 8 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Hummels 0 0 0 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 90
Sokratis 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
E. Durm 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
L. Piszczek 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 67
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Reus 0 0 0 32 0 3 2 2 1 0 0 90
N. Sahin 0 0 1 70 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 90
K. Großkreutz 0 0 1 28 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 90
S. Kehl 0 0 0 35 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 74
H. Mkhitaryan 0 0 0 29 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 64
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
P. Aubameyang 0 0 0 21 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
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