"Bayern Munich have the players to hurt Real Madrid" - Brazil legend Ronaldo

Real Madrid look to book their place in a third successive Champions League Final this evening.

"We have to think about the good things that we did in the first leg in Munich and learn from the match against Juventus at home", said backup Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla, referring to the 3-1 loss in the quarterfinals. His uncle Miguel Angel Nadal said something very interesting about Rafa's passion for football.

In a tense last 30 minutes in which a goal would have sent Bayern through to the finals, Real Madrid again rose to the occasion to ensure a third straight trip to the Champions League's final game.

Europe's most successful club with 12 trophies, Madrid will play the final against either Liverpool or Roma, who play Wednesday in Italy.

"No one else has won two in a row" (in the modern Champions League era).

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"We had him against Paris St Germain earlier this season and he did well", the German told a news conference.

A year ago in the Champions League quarterfinal, Real Madrid returned from Germany with a 2-1 win over Bayern Munich.

Real Madrid's Marcos Asensio celebrates a goal in first leg tie. While the first leg was only a 2-1 scoreline, Bayern Munich is down a goal in the aggregate scoreline.

A terrible error from Bayern defender Rafinha let in substitute Marco Asensio to score a second-half victor, handing holders Real a significant advantage.

Striker Karim Benzema is also back in the lineup after beginning the first leg on the bench, while Marco Asensio starts for the injured Isco.

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Still Bayern were not killed off and Navas did well to save a powerful shot from David Alaba which took a wicked deflection.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted that his team are preparing for a full-throttle attack by Jupp Heynckes' Bayern who have nothing to lose in the return leg at Madrid. But with 15 minutes remaining Bayern kept the pressure on and continued to search for a deserved goal.

According to reports, Robben will not fly to Madrid on Monday after coming off early with a groin injury in the first leg.

But it would appear Real Madrid manager, Zinedaine Zidane is planning to get revenge after the Catalan side refused to honour his side after they won the Club World Cup a year ago.

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