The second leg started with Real Madrid making a trip to the Allianz Arena where they were aiming to upset defending champions Bayern Munich. The match started with Bayern Munich boasting more possession, but Real Madrid scored first through a header by Sergio Ramos after a left-wing corner by Luka Modric. Minutes later Ramos would grab his brace through another header from a Di Maria cross to put Real Madrid in a commanding lead.

The second half resumed with Bayern determined to reduce the goal deficit, but a counter attack at the half-hour mark saw Gareth Bale set up the ball for Cristiano Ronaldo, who made it 3-0 and went on to complete his brace in the 90th minute with a low free-kick. The brace from Ronaldo saw him become the highest goal scorer in Champions League in a season with 16 goals.

Atlético Madrid made the trip to London to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge riding on what has become a recent myth that the team that knocks out Barcelona ends up winning the title. However, this was dismissed when Fernando Torres scored against his former team. An equaliser came minutes later through Adrián López as the teams were drawn 1-1 at half time. Second half substitute Samuel Eto’o conceded a penalty after bringing down Diego Costa in the box. Costa went on to convert the penalty and put Atlético Madrid 2-1 up. Atlético Madrid would add another goal through Arda Turan, whose header hit the woodwork but rebounded onto his foot. He promptly slotted the rebound into the net. The match ended 3-1 with Simeone’s men booking a final berth with arch-rivals Real Madrid.

The last time Real and Atlético Madrid met in a cup final was in the 2012 Copa del Rey where Atlético Madrid were victorious. Real Madrid will be aiming for revenge and to come out tops on 24 May in Lisbon.

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