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Wolfsburg stuns Real Madrid

Updated 2139 GMT (0539 HKT) April 6, 2016
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German side Wolfsburg hosted Real Madrid, the 10-time winners in the first leg of its Champions League quarterfinal tie. Real, fresh from defeating Barcelona at the weekend, was the huge favorite to progress to the last four. RONNY HARTMANN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Ricardo Rodriguez gave Wolfsburg the perfect start by firing home an 18th minute penalty to give hie side the lead. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Maximilian Arnold doubled his side's advantage seven minutes later as Real failed to recover from its early setback. Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
Cristiano Ronaldo was kept quiet for the majority of the contest by the Wolfsburg defense, although the forward did have a goal ruled out for offside. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Karim Benzema, who wasted a glorious opportunity in the first half, was forced out of the action after picking up an injury. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Wolfsburg will now hope to reach the last four of the competition for the first time in its history when it travels to Madrid for the second leg on April 12. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/AFP/Getty Images