The defending champions Real Madrid qualified to next round after defeating their arch rivals and their derby club Atletico Madrid in a fierce battle. Real Madrid were without their strike force with Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema injured for the match. The Real Madrid's playmaker Luka Modric is also out with a serious knee injury and is expected to be out for 6 weeks. Carlo Ancelotti had a tough battle of picking his Starting 11, he picked Javier Hernandez over Jese Rodriguez for the match. Javier Hernandez is mostly used as a Sub in the Real Madrid team and has rarely a start in the team. Sergio Ramos the central defender for the team played in the midfield and was comfortable in the position and provided support for Ronaldo and Hernandez. Hernandez missed a couple of chances in the match, with Oblak the Atletico' keeper in fine form to deny the host a victory. The solo goal of the match came out in 87th minute when Javier Hernandez scored an open goal from close range, Hernandez later stated that this was the 'most important' goal of his life. Cristiano Ronaldo, the star performer of Real Madrid had a tough game with being denied an opportunity to score due to keeping skills of Oblak. Real Madrid qualifies with Juventus, Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the semi final of this year's UEFA Champions league. The Semi final draw for the matches of semi final round will take place on Friday.