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Neuer: Bayern Munich did a good job against world-class Real Madrid

Manuel Neuer argues that, while Real Madrid made life difficult for Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie, the Bundesliga champions did well despite their 1-0 defeat.

The Bavarians enjoyed the majority of possession at the Santiago Bernabeu but failed to find the net as Karim Benzema's first-half goal went without a response.

"It was tough for us but we've still done a good job against these world-class players," Neuer told Bayern's official website.

"Real defended well and looked to hit us on the break, as we knew they would. We're expecting the return to be similar.

"We have to prise them apart and create chances. We have to maintain concentration when we have the ball so we don't get hit on the break.

"There’s everything to play for."

Bayern resume Bundesliga action at home against Werder Bremen on Saturday before hosting Madrid at the Allianz Arena on April 29.