Real Madrid place one foot in the semis with 3-0 win over Galatasaray

Real Madrid 3 – Galatasaray 0 (Champions League quarter final, 1st leg, April 3, 2013) (Alternative highlightsCristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring on 9 minutes played with a fine chipped finish from an Ozil through ball. Karim Benzema poked in for 2-0 before the half hour. Gonzalo Higuain made it 3-0, heading home with 20 minutes remaining.

GIF: Cristiano Ronaldo opener v Galatasaray.

Nuts! Michael Essien on Wesley Sneijder.

GIF: Karim Benzema goal v Galatasaray.

GIF: Emmanuel Eboue’s poor defending for Karim Benzema goal v Galatasaray.

Cristiano Ronaldo goes close with a free-kick v Galatasaray.

GIF: Gonzalo Higuain heads in a third v Galatasaray

GIF: Burak Yilmaz (Galatasaray) booked for a dramatic dive v Real Madrid

Another angle shows Yilmaz should have been awarded the penalty

3-0 up? The reaction of a troubled man (The special one)

Video. The Real Madrid line-up v Galatasaray.

Picture. Galatasaray fans let off flares in the Bernabeu.

Real Madrid vs Galatasary – Jose Mourinho post-match press conference.