Marco Asensio  celebrates with Sergio Ramos and Lucas Vazquez after scoring Real Madrid’s second goal during the  Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich  at the Allianz Arena. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images

Bayern Munich 1 Real Madrid 2 “The Champions League releases special powers in Real Madrid,” Toni Kroos had warned and there may be no power greater (...)

Lionel Messi celebrates his late winner with the travelling Barcelona fans. Photograph: Getty Images

Lionel Messi had a black eye, a bloody mouth and his Barcelona shirt in his hands. The board had gone up signalling two minutes left in the clásico: n(...)