The REAL MADRID stars were hailed as ‘immortal’ after slipping past Chelsea in the Champions League semi-finals.
The LaLiga leaders went into yesterday’s game in a dominant position after his victory 3-1 first leg win at Stamford Bridge.
But Thomas Tuchel’s side came back and led the tie 4-3 thanks to goals from Mason Mount, Antonio Rudiger and Timo Werner.
Rodrygo’s late volley sent it into overtime before Karim Benzema headed past Edouard Mendy to send Madrid through.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men were universally lauded for their resilience by the Spanish morning papers.
AS called her “immortal” for her comeback.
While Marca went ahead with the line: “What a night, what a delirium!”
Madrid celebrated in their dressing room after the narrow escape David Alaba dances for joy.
The Austrian didn’t seem too upset by his Antonio Rüdiger snubthe German had screamed in frustration when Alaba tried to comfort him.
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Tuchel was not so enthusiastic despite the strong performance of his team.
The German angry at the referee “Have fun with Carlo” after the game.
Angered by the decision to disallow Marcos Alonso’s goal, he then said: “I’m very disappointed that the referee didn’t go and check it himself.
“That’s how it is when you play against Real Madrid in the Champions League.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/18251180/real-madrid-immortal-chelsea-comeback/ ‘What a night!’ – Real Madrid heroes were hailed as ‘IMMORTAL’ after rising from the dead in a thrilling Chelsea comeback