Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid, 2012 Champions League Semifinal: Franck Ribery Gives Bayern 1-0 Lead

And that Bayern Munich pressure pays off. The hosts win a corner against the run of play and some calamitous defending on Real Madrid's part has given them a 1-0 lead! Toni Kroos' delivery cannons off Holger Badsturber, who knows basically nothing about it, and with white shirts standing around in a state of no small confusion, Franck Ribery nicks in and slots part an unsighted Iker Casillas. Real Madrid are protesting offside, which is pretty funny.

Anyway, that's a good piece of revenge from Ribery after not being given his penalty call (because he dived). Advantage to the home side, and Real Madrid are going to have to mount some sort of interesting response to get back into this one. Cristiano Ronaldo attempts to provide it with a free kick after he was fouled by Phillipp Lahm, but he blasts well over Manuel Neuer's goal. Waste.

We have live coverage of the game in our Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League StoryStream. For more on the two teams, head over to Bayern Munich blog Bavarian Football Works and Real Madrid blog Managing Madrid.

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