Real Madrid keen to make advantage count against Bayern

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In last season's quarter-final meeting with Real at the Bernabeu, Bayern were left incensed after Arturo Vidal was controversially sent off and Real scored two goals that looked to be from offside positions.

"It is a semifinal and we know how important it is. We want the fans to be behind us from the first minute to the 90th". "We just have to keep focused and determined".

Real Madrid, meanwhile, have injury problems of their own, with Isco ruled out "for up to three weeks" after being withdrawn prematurely in Munich on Wednesday. I'll be trying to rectify mistakes, we'll try to attack. By contrast, Real Madrid were their usual clinical selves in front of goal, finishing both of their two shots on target to take a critical 2-1 lead into the second leg.

Zidane said he may consider using forward Lucas Vazquez in defense, as he did after Carvajal had to leave the first leg because of his injury. Isco picked up a shoulder injury in the first leg and has not been named in the squad for Tuesday's return leg. Nacho Fernandez may feature in the squad after recovering from his right ankle injury.

"We have time ahead of the game and we'll think about what we're going to do". We have to be as good as ever to be able to qualify. "We have to find some balance, some inner peace".

Zidane has won the Champions League in each of the last two years and is on course for an incredible third in a row. "In such a small amount of time, it's a challenge to carry on breaking records". However, it was Zinedine Zidane's side who won 2-1 on the night, with big-name Bayern forwards Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller and Franck Ribery among those who missed clear opportunities to score. We're making too much fuss out of all this.

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"It is always nice to return to what was your home for three years, always something good", James said.

I ask my people to play like they have never done in their history because we are going to need them to reach the final.

"It's possible he could come on later on and play alongside Lewandowski".

"The battle is lost, but the war is not over", the Frenchman wrote on Twitter, borrowing from the famous Charles de Gaulle quote.

"It's handsome to be able to return to a place that was my home for three years", Rodriguez said. We want to get through to the final and we're aware Madrid will do what they can to prevent us.

However, treble-chasing Bayern will be without defender Jerome Boateng and, according to Kicker magazine, winger Arjen Robben.

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