In the 75th minute with the scores at 1-1 and Bayern already down to 10 men after Javi Martinez was sent off, the Germany World Cup winner pulled off a remarkable, improvised save to keep Cristiano Ronaldo out.
In the Bayern penalty box, Karim Benzema on the left picked out the 2016 Ballon d'Or winner free inside the box, four-yards from goal. Ronaldo let loose a fierce strike which looked destined for the net, only for Neuer to put out a firm right arm to keep the ball out.
Unfortunately for Neuer and his Bayern team-mates, Real would take the lead through Ronaldo just two minutes later as he poked a shot through the goalkeeper's legs. The strike was Ronaldo's 100th European goal, with the match finishing 2-1 to the visitors.
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