How two late Joselu goals sent Real Madrid into the Champions League final at the expense of Bayern Munich

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Real Madrid’s La Liga and Supercopa de Espana triumphs will never compare to the Champions League.

Lifting the league title was an impressive achievement for a group who lost their first-choice goalkeeper and centre-back pairing to anterior cruciate ligament injuries this campaign, but there is a reason the celebrations for that trophy were postponed. Madrid measure themselves by nights like these and knew they would require all of their focus for this season-defining match against Bayern.

Alphonso Davies’ curling effort came as a shock to Carlo Ancelotti’s side and it appeared as if their luck had run out when Nacho’s goal — via Matthijs de Ligt — was ruled out for a push on Joshua Kimmich. But Madrid always seem to find a way.

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