Ronaldo hat-trick sends Real Madrid into semi-finals after thriller

Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich 4-2 after extra time for a 6-3 aggregate win.

The Chilean saw red in the 84th minute after picking up a second yellow card after appearing to win the ball in a sliding tackle.

"Yeah, you know in my opinion it's a shame because you see such a great game", said to Viasat. The Brazilian, Asensio, Cristiano, with his three goals (that's 100 in the Champions League now) were the men of the match.

Ronaldo put Madrid level at 2-2 on the night in the first period of extra time when he scored his 100th Champions League goal, from a clearly offside position, before he wrapped up his treble with another disputed goal and Marco Asensio added a fourth. But Carlo Ancelotti's side started to cut through the Real defence, with Arjen Robben finding the side-netting and Arturo Vidal firing just over from distance.

Bayern was trying to become only the third team to reverse a first-leg home loss in Champions League history, along with Inter Milan in 2011 and Ajax in 1996.

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Madrid pulled off a brilliant result by winning 2-1 in Munich last week thanks to a Ronaldo brace, which gave them a massive advantage coming into tonight's second leg.

However, it was Bayern who took the lead in the second half when Casemiro fouled Robben in the area and Lewandowski dispatched the penalty.

Two minutes later, though, Ramos found his own net when his deflection sent the ball trickling across the goal line.

It was a night to forget for the match officials who made errors on at least a handful of incidents at the Santiago Bernabeu which essentially cost Bayern the tie.

The Portuguese's first extra-time goal came after a cross from Ramos, but with much controversy. He was fortunate not to pick up a card, but nonetheless Bayern are back in this one.

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