Madrid zoom into Champions League Final

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Isco’s goal
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Real Madrid have reached the Champions League Final despite losing 2-1 to Atletico Madrid.

The holders went through on 4-2 aggregate after it won 3-0 in the first leg of the encounter at the Benabou.

Atletico, trailing 3-0 from the first leg, stormed into an early 2-0 lead on the night through Saul Niguez’s header and Antoine Griezmann’s cheeky penalty.

But Real grabbed a vital away goal when Isco smashed in a rebound after Toni Kroos’ fierce shot was saved.

It ruined Atletico’s momentum and left them needing three more goals to reach a third Champions League final in four seasons.

Chances were scarcer for both teams after the break, although home substitute Kevin Gameiro missed two presentable chances to give Atletico a glimmer of hope.

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