Real Madrid (1) 2 - Bayern Munich (2) 0
César; Michel Salgado, Hierro, Iván Helguera, Roberto Carlos;
Figo (Geremi 89'), Makelele, Zidane, Solari; Raúl, Morientes (Guti 80').
Real Madrid battled through with two second half goals to beat reigning champions Bayern Munich and set up an all Spanish semi-final against Barcelona. Despite the rain in Madrid a capacity crowd turned up to cheer on their side and shout down their opponents, who had created a hostile atmosphere with their controversial comments in the press during the week. The first leg had ended 2-1 to the German side, and a single goal would have taken the Spanish side through. Del Bosque was taking no chances though and put out his best side, with Figo returning to the starting line up in a midfield diamond and Morientes coming back at centre forward.
Spurred on by the crowd Madrid came looking for the early goal, and Morientes somehow failed to get on the end of Solari's cross in the sixth minute. Five minutes later he missed again, this time from a centre by Figo, and Raúl waited to long when alone in front of Kahn soon afterwards. Bayern were not out of it though, and César had to save from Salihamidzic in one Bayern attack, and Figo just got in to block another effort by Elber before the break.
Madrid came out strongly in the opening minutes of the second half, and Zidane hit the crossbar with a curling shot from outside of the area. Solari appealed for a penalty when brought down by Hargreaves in the area, and after a period of pressure Madrid finally got the goal they were looking for, Roberto Carlos whipping the ball in from the left for Iván Helguera to bundle it over the line with a little help from Kovac. A couple of minutes later an angry Effenberg got into an argument with the crowd after being hit by a flying object, and Figo picked up a yellow card in the ensuing argument with Italian referee Stefano Braschi which means he misses the next game, which will of course be in Barcelona's Nou Camp.
The game swung from end to end, with Kahn saving from Raúl and César stopping an effort from Elber. Hitzfeld brought on Pizarro for Kuffour, but it was Madrid substitute Guti, just on for Morientes, who put his side further in front after Raúl had beaten Linke and Novak before crossing in from the left, Bayern's appeals for a foul by Raúl on Linke falling on deaf ears. There were still five minutes remaining for the visitors to get a goal to force the game into extra time, and Elber gave the local fans a fright when he shot just wide from outside of the area. With so much at stake tempers were starting to get frayed, and Salihamidzic got himself sent off for a rash tackle from behind on Solari. The game was over, Bayern fell to their first defeat in nineteen games in Europe and Madrid go on to their date with destiny, the first European meeting of Spain's two giants in over 40 years, with the prize for the winner a place in the final in Hampden Park in May.