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Real Madrid without Gareth Bale for Champions League tie

Real Madrid won 1-2 against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final, with Gareth Bale leaving the pitch injured after just 60 minutes. Now he’s out of the second leg of the quarter-final

Written by Jonas Porsborg. April 17, 2017

When Real Madrid yesterday beat Sporting Gijon with 3-2 it was without Gareth Bale on the pitch. Now it is official that the Welch superstar will not join the squad for the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

– Gareth Bale made a great work on coming back after his injury. When he did that, he was desperate to come back, but he suffers minor problems now. He won’t make it to the Bayern Munich game, because we won’t take any chances with him. I hope he will be ready for the Barcelona game, but we’ll have to wait and see. Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane says.

Real Madrid won the first game, in Munich, 1-2 which makes a great baseline for the second match home in Madrid.