Real Madrid v Bayern Munich team news: Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Real Madrid with Gareth Bale on the bench
Ronaldo had been out for three weeks with a knee injury
Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first-leg tie against Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu.
Ronaldo had been sidelined for the past three weeks due to a knee injury. The £86m Welsh winger Gareth Bale had been suffering from a bout of 'flu and is on the bench.
For Bayern, both goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and striker Mario Mandzukic return to starting XI from the team that beat Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0 in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Real: Casillas, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao, Alonso, Modric, Di Maria, Isco, Ronaldo, Benzema.
Bayern: Neuer, Rafinha, Dante, Boateng, Alaba, Ribery, Schweinsteiger, Lahm, Kroos, Robben, Mandzukic
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