Tuesday 01 May 2018, 21:20

Real Madrid reach third consecutive final

  • Real Madrid hold off Bayern Munich to win UEFA Champions League semi

  • ​A Karim Benzema brace ensures the holders continue their title defence

  • Spanish giants will face either Liverpool or Roma in Kiev on 26 May

Real Madrid hosted Bayern Munich in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final on Tuesday evening.

In another mouthwatering encounter between these two European heavyweights, a pair of goals from Karim Benzema ensured Madrid claimed a 2-2 home draw with Bayern, who found the scoresheet through an early strike from Joshua Kimmich and a second-half equaliser from James Rodriguez.

With the 4-3 aggregate result, the Spanish giants booked their spot in the final of Europe's top club competition for a third consecutive season.

FIFA.com breaks down the biggest moments of Tuesday's match with a photo gallery.

The winner of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League will represent Europe at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 at the end of the year.