Champions League

Real books semi spot despite 3-2 defeat

April 10, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
ISTANBUL -- Real Madrid reached the Champions League semifinals for the third straight season on Tuesday despite losing 3-2 at Galatasaray following a second-half resurgence by the Turkish team.

Madrid needed a double from Cristiano Ronaldo to advance 5-3 on aggregate, but only after conceding three goals in a 16-minute span to raise Galatasaray's hopes of pulling off what would have been a remarkable comeback.

Ronaldo looked to have wrapped up the quarterfinal series by scoring ...

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