Despite goals and win, Ronaldo still wanted more

In a thrilling quarter-final clash at the Allianz Arena, Bayern Munich lost to La Liga leaders Real Madrid by a 2-1 margin on Wednesday night.

Bayern should have doubled the lead before the break but Arturo Vidal was unable to convert a handball penalty in the dying minutes of the first half.

Ronaldo went on to reveal that he has altered his approach to training to ensure that he is fully fit for the decisive weeks of the campaign, and stressed that he has no qualms about being rested or substituted by Zidane. Football is a real bag full of surprises and in a few minutes anything can happen.

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The game turned after the break as Ronaldo equalised, then Real dominated Bayern with the numerical advantage and peppered the Bayern goal.

The home goalkeeper brilliantly denied Benzema and Ronaldo, but the second goal Madrid had been threatening arrived with 13 minutes left.

That was Ronaldo's only goal in his first 32 European games for Sporting Lisbon and United, but he has now reached three figures from only 143 matches - all but three of which have come in the Champions League proper. "We probably could have scored one or two more goals, but we're very happy", the Real coach said.

Yet he delivered an outstanding second-half performance to reach 100 European goals, with 98 in the Champions League and two coming in Madrid's 2-0 UEFA Super Cup victory over Sevilla in 2014.

"Meanwhile Germany global Thomas Muller has urged his colleagues to believe they can recover from a one-goal deficit to send Real packing out of the competition". First, it was failure of finding the net after a cross from Arjen Robben, which was followed by a very important penalty miss that changed the game completely for the hosts. Cristiano Ronaldo once again proved he is still one of the best players in the world and scored for the second time in the 77th minute of the game. The last time Real failed to score was last April, in a 0-0 draw at Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals. We are all happy because getting a result here is not easy.

"A tie is never decided in the first leg, but we played a good match".

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