"Maybe they will not whistle him any more", said Zidane in defense of his star man. "We played really well and were so close to the semifinals. They were decisive scenes".
Of course, the game was not without controversy as Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick pushed Real Madrid to beat Bayern Munich. "It wasn't even a foul".
Cristiano Ronaldo is "verging on ridiculous" after reaching a Champions League record of 100 goals, according to his former Manchester United team-mate Michael Carrick. "You have to say that", Hummels acknowledged.
And reporter Jose Luis Sanchez, of Atresmedia TV programme "El Chiringuito de los Jugones", said Robert Lewandowski, Arturo Vidal - sent off in the 84th minute for a controversial second yellow card - and Thiago Alcantara entered the official's dressing room and insulted him before police intervened. He did make contact with Marco Asensio but only after he got his toe to the ball.
"The referees sometimes give for you and others take it away".
10-man Bayern Munich, who had seen Arturo Vidal sent off by that point, were initially gritty and positive. The linesman's flag was not raised, though, and the Portuguese obliged with a lethal left footed finish.
Pic: Getty ImagesThe Bayern Munich forward was furious with the decisions that went against his side as Real Madrid advanced to the last four of the competition.
Orbital ATK blasts off from NASA launch pad
The Cygnus is also carrying 38 small satellites known as CubeSats, many of which have been built by college students. Beginning in 2019, Orbital ATK will conduct a minimum of six initial cargo missions under NASA's CRS-2 contract.
Arkansas courts block resumption of executions
Two executions are set for Thursday, followed by another double execution Monday and a single execution April 27. The state described the inmates' challenge as a last-minute delay that would "manipulate the judicial process".
Venezuela opposition calls new protest today
Maduro, meanwhile, has ordered the Venezuelan armed forces onto the streets to maintain order. The opposition attributed the two student deaths to groups known as " colectivos ".
Few surprises in Gatland's Lions: Hansen
Sam Warburton, who will captain the Lions for the second time, was also fully aware of the scale of the task ahead. The Lions squad has been announced. "But again you look at it and say there's been no travesties in selection".
Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games
Oshie got the first one for the Caps when he capitalized on a Nate Schmidt point shot sent purposefully wide of the net. James van Riemsdyk thought Washington may have made some tweaks to slow the Leafs down through the neutral zone.