Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid: Live Player Ratings

Jerrad PetersWorld Football Staff WriterApril 29, 2014

Real's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring his side's 4th goal during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Matthias Schrader

Real Madrid will contest the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final in Lisbon after defeating Bayern Munich 5-0 over two legs in the semi-final round.

Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo each bagged a brace for the Primera Division giants in Tuesday’s second leg, adding to the 1-0 advantage provided by Karim Benzema at the Bernabeu.

Following are ratings and analysis for both sets of players.

Bayern Munich Player Ratings
PlayerHalf-TimeFull-Time
Neuer44
Lahm55
Boateng65
Dante55
Alaba66
Kroos66
Robben66
Muller55
Schweinsteiger65
Ribery43
Mandzukic33
J.MartinezN/A5
GotzeN/A5
PizarroN/A4
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Half-Time analysis for Bayern Munich

Neuer: Well beaten on all three goals and nearly conceded another when he found himself swimming after failing to punch away a loose ball.

Lahm: Ronaldo lost him on Madrid’s third, and at this point he might be wishing he was stationed in midfield.

Boateng: Conceded the corner ahead of Madrid’s second goal.

Dante: Conceded the free kick that allowed Madrid to take the lead.

Alaba: Nowhere near Bale as the Welshman scampered downfield to set up Ronaldo

Kroos: Already has touched the ball 63 times, but has created nothing of note.

Robben: Well covered by Coentrao so far.

Muller: Distribution in the final third has been accurate, although next to meaningless.

Schweinsteiger: Good passing numbers, but he has yet to create a meaningful goalscoring opportunity.

Ribery: Should have been sent off for a slap on Carvajal.

Mandzukic: Just 17 touches in the first half.

Kerstin Joensson

Full-Time analysis for Bayern Munich

Neuer: Was furious with his defense at times but might have been better-positioned to stop Ronaldo’s free kick.

Lahm: Completed a typical 94% of his passes but failed to link up with Robben down the right.

Boateng: Was exposed defending set pieces.

Dante: Overall, a night he’ll want to forget.

Alaba: One of Bayern’s brighter players on the night, he carried the load down the left with Ribery AWOL.

Kroos: He touched the ball 139 times but failed to carve out a single, meaningful opening.

Robben: Pulled a shot from dangerous space just wide of the far post shortly after the restart.

Muller: The fans made their displeasure heard when he was withdrawn in the 72nd minute.

Schweinsteiger: He passed for accuracy but created little going forward and struggled when Madrid went on the counter.

Ribery: He has been abysmal in 2014, and Tuesday was one of his poorer showings.

Mandzukic: Withdrawn at the break.

J.Martinez: Came on to start the second half as Bayern went into damage-control mode.

Gotze: Had one good opportunity in an 18-minute showing.

Pizarro: Just four touches of the ball in 18 minutes.

Real Madrid Player Ratings
PlayerHalf-TimeFull-Time
Casillas78
Carvajal88
Pepe89
S.Ramos1010
Coentrao99
Modric89
X.Alonso77
Di Maria88
Bale88
Benzema66
Ronaldo99
VaraneN/A7
IscoN/A6
CasemiroN/A6
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Half-Time analysis for Real Madrid

Casillas: Hasn’t had a single save to make.

Carvajal: Absolutely owning Ribery.

Pepe: His fine delivery allowed Sergio Ramos to head in his second of the night.

S.Ramos: Had two goals ahead of kick-off; now has four on the season.

Coentrao: Making a case to start the Champions League Final ahead of Marcelo.

Modric: Three tackles contributed defensively and 90% of his passes complete.

X.Alonso: Will miss the Champions League Final due to an accumulation of yellow cards.

Di Maria: Twenty-six touches so far; he’s proving a handful for Lahm.

Bale: Fine pass to Ronaldo to set up Madrid’s third.

Benzema: Fourteen touches, but he may just fancy himself to get in on the scoring after the restart.

Ronaldo: Now owns the Champions League single-season scoring record with 15 goals.

Kerstin Joensson

Full-Time analysis for Real Madrid

Casillas: Made four saves in the second half—none of them difficult.

Carvajal: Distribution wasn’t great, but he stuck to Ribery like glue.

Pepe: Rubbed Muller and Robben off the ball for fun while putting in one of the better performances of his career.

S.Ramos: An outstanding performance ended with 15 minutes remaining as he was saved for the final.

Coentrao: Man-marked Robben out of the match and provided a useful outlet down the left.

Modric: An underrated work-horse, he completed 86% of his passes, picked up an assist and contributed five tackles on the defensive side of the ball.

X.Alonso: Played a dignified match despite knowing he’d be missing the Lisbon final.

Di Maria: Another terrific, all-around performance from Argentina’s form player.

Bale: Was assigned some defensive duties opposite Alaba and Ribery and did not disappoint.

Benzema: Anonymous at times, but won’t have been at all disappointed with how things transpired.

Ronaldo: Scored a lovely, last-minute free kick to extend his goalscoring record to 16.

Varane: Replaced Sergio Ramos in the 75th minute and didn’t put a foot wrong over the final quarter-hour.

Isco: Just six touches in a 10-minute cameo.

Casemiro: Came on with six minutes left to hold up possession and tackle the opposition ball-carriers.