Real Madrid Vs. Bayern Munich, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Match Underway

We're underway at the Santiago Bernabeu, where Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are fighting it out for the right to face Chelsea in the 2012 UEFA Champions League final. With the visitors holding a 2-1 lead from the first leg, the onus is on Real to attack - and the speed that Bayern can deploy out wide in response will pose a major problem to a good but not great back four.

Bayern, in red, kick us off, and immediately show some nerves with a mis-kick from veteran goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. Unfortunately for Madrid, Karim Benzema isn't close enough to punish them for it. The rest of the opening spell is just as sloppy, with each giving that ball away for no apparent reason within the first minute.

Real Madrid have had the better of things though, with Angel di Maria blitzing through the Bayern defence and cutting back for Sami Khedira to... shoot weakly, and straight at Neuer. That probably should have been a goal. Still 0-0, and 2-1 Bayern on aggregate.

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

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