Real Madrid Vs. Bayern Munich, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo Penalty Gives Real Lead

We're five minutes into the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinal and... Real Madrid have a penalty. A cross from Marcelo was met with a frankly awful volley from Angel di Maria. David Alaba throws himself at the wayward shot to block, but the ball hits his arm and the spot kick is given, along with the yellow card that will see Alaba suspended for Bayern's next game.

Cristiano Ronaldo does his part in ensuring that that won't be the final, slamming his spot kick low and to Neuer's right. That's the hosts leading 1-0 on the night, and although the tie is level on aggregate Real Madrid are, as it stands, heading to the final on away goals. Awful start for Bayern.

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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