Champions League: Real Madrid star Isco admits Bayern made them suffer
Apr 20 2017
Bayern Munich have filed a complaint with UEFA over what they described as "violent attacks" by Spanish police on their fans during half-time of their Champions League defeat to Real Madrid.
"I said after the first leg that I prepared to reach the end of the season in good shape", Ronaldo said.
The first half was a high-octane affair with both sides looking for an early goal, but despite both sides playing at 100 percent, and Marcelo twice in a minute saved Madrid with blocks from efforts from Robben and Alcantara.
The Bavarians were irate understandably, with Ronaldo going onto complete his hat-trick as a result and put the 10-man visitors beyond their task.
We've had a lot of tough games, but tonight's was the most hard of them all.
Madrid added two more late on, Ronaldo appearing fractionally offside again for their third of the night, leaving Bayern exhausted and angry. No time to celebrate, as Bayern will take the lead on an own goal just 90 seconds after the equalizer.
Rummenigge turned his anger on Hungarian ref Viktor Kassai during his speech to the Bayern squad in Madrid.
"Bayern showed that they were an excellent team, but we played very well", Ronaldo told Antena 3. This season we've come up against perhaps the strongest side in the competition. "We're the deserving winners".
More significantly, he could miss the DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund later this month and a possible final against either Borussia Monchengladbach or Eintracht Frankfurt on May 27. We're fair winners. I only ask that [the fans] don't whistle me because I always do my best, I work and help Real Madrid. A game of such high intensity can't be decided by the referee. We were in control until the red card.
"If you look at the displays turned in by (Jerome) Boateng, (Robert) Lewandowski (both of whom had faced races to be fit for the clash due to thigh and shoulder injuries respectively) or Manuel Neuer I can only take my hat off".