UEFA Champions League : Ronaldo breaks Juve’s hearts after their amazing comeback

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Real Madrid 1-3 Juventus (Agg: 4-3): Last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo penalty spoils Italian giants’ incredible fightback as Gianluigi Buffon sees red.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s stoppage-time penalty rescued Real Madrid in another dramatic Champions League quarter-final. Juventus were on the verge of extra-time after wiping out Real’s 3-0 first-leg lead in the space of an hour. But with seconds remaining, Juve buckled. Mehdi Benatia brought down Lucas Vazquez to concede the penalty and Gianluigi Buffon was sent off by English referee Michael Oliver for his furious reaction. It was a tumultuous end to Buffon’s last ever Champions League match.

Medhi Benatia shoved Lucas Vazquez over in the box and Gianluigi Buffon was sent off in the aftermath. Juventus had wiped out the defending champions’ first leg lead inside the space of an hour at the Bernabeu.Mario Mandzukic gave Juventus an early lifeline after heading beyond Keylor Navas in the second minute.The Croatian striker then doubled the visitors’ advantage with a header from Stephan Lichtsteiner’s cross.Blaise Matuidi sensationally levelled the tie for Juventus after a horror mistake from goalkeeper Navas.

Real Madrid is through to semifinals along with Liverpool,Roma and Bayern Munich.

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