Champions League: Real Madrid stuns Bayern Munich in semifinal romp

Tuesday April 29th, 2014
Sergio Ramos, second from left, celebrates one of his two goals in Real Madrid's thrashing of Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
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One issue Real will have to deal with is the absence through suspension of Xabi Alonso, banned for the final after picking up a decisive yellow card for a needless foul on Bastian Schweinsteiger. Sami Khedira, who suffered knee ligament damage in November, is back in training, so there is an outside chance he could return, but more likely is that Asier Illaramendi comes in for Alonso.

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