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Relive the top moments from Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.

Benzema sped into the area after clearing the defenders and sent a backward pass to Toni Kroos, whose shot was initially saved by goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

The Frenchman only took charge 16 months ago but could now become the first coach to guide a club to back-to-back Champions League titles, following Real's penalty shoot-out success over Atletico in last year's final.

Fourth-placed Sevilla look like Real's most hard opponents in the three remaining games, though Jorge Sampaoli's team are far from the swashbuckling side that ended Real's 40-game unbeaten run in January.

As it was, the damage from the first leg was irreversible as Real beat their neighbours in the competition for the fourth successive season.

Atletico lost the first leg 3-0 and tried to stage a comeback at home, winning 2-1, but crashing out 4-2 on aggregate.

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid face vital matches as the race for the La Liga football title goes into the final straight.

"I hope we will have him back before then, it is better that he plays a little bit".

Griezmann forced a fine save out of Navas while the brilliant Benzema saw a diving header flash inches wide as the rain poured down and Real played out the final quarter of an hour to ease to the aggregate win.

The goals left Atletico only one away from sending the match into extra time, but Diego Simeone's team was not able to keep pressuring as it did in the first minutes of the game. We pretended that Atletico Madrid had a chance, that they could really do this, but we were fooling ourselves.

Atletico's final European game at the Vicente Calderon before they move stadiums will be remembered for the fantastic atmosphere the supporters created as they tried to help their team overcome their arch-rivals.

With a third Champions League final in four seasons on the horizon, the strategy is obviously working.

The Spanish worldwide and four-time victor of the competition said, via Marca.: "Madrid and Juve are just Champions finalists, but you lose interest when you do not play the final". The one in Seville because they are always high up in the table and are a very good team.