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UEFA Champions League video: Bayern Munich notches late goal to defeat Real Madrid in first leg of semifinal

Bayern Munich took the first step toward the UEFA Champions League final in its own stadium with a 2-1 victory over visiting Real Madrid in the first leg of their semifinal Tuesday. The second leg is next Wednesday at Bernabeu in Spain.

The other pairing commences today as Lionel Messi and reigning champion FC Barcelona visit Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea. Live TV coverage is available on FX, Fox Deportes and, beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET. Fox Soccer will show a tape of the match at 5 p.m. Game 2 is next Tuesday at Camp Nou in Spain.

The final is May 19 in Munich.

Bayern vs. Real video:

<a highlights:="" href="’;src=v5:embed::’" madrid="" real="" target="’_new’" title="’CL">Video: CL Highlights: Real Madrid/Bayern</a>

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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