Real Madrid Routs Bayern Munich in Champions League

MUNICH — Cristiano Ronaldo sprinted toward the end line, his arms shaking and his eyes wide. Suddenly he stopped in front of a wall of Bayern Munich fans at the Allianz Arena, and held up 10 fingers. Then he dropped one hand and raised five fingers again.

His point was clear. Ronaldo, the Portuguese superstar, had just set a record for most goals scored by a player during a Champions League season (with 15 in 10 games, he subtly reminded everyone). Even more, his goal had sealed Real Madrid’s passage to next month’s final in Lisbon, where the club will seek to win its 10th European title.

So Ronaldo preened. He screamed and shouted and, later, when he capped Real’s destruction of Bayern with his 16th goal about an hour later, he jumped so high he could have cleared a pool table. The final score in Tuesday’s semifinal second leg was 4-0 and 5-0 on aggregate, and it could have been worse. Munich was blown out of its building.

Real, which also got two goals from Sergio Ramos, will face either Atlético Madrid, its intracity foil, or Chelsea, which is coached by the former Real manager José Mourinho, in the title match next month.

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