They played brilliantly and deserved to go through, no doubt.
Zinedine Zidane is furious at the "shameful" way Juventus talked about Real Madrid after the Champions League quarter-final. Zidane though, urged his side to keep their levels high, in his pre-match press conference, despite Malaga's lowly position on the table. "It's going to be hard, but we're going there to win and they are going to make the most of it".
The Spain global seems to have usurped Bale in Zinedine Zidane's preferred XI, but Isco's future at Madrid has not always appeared set in stone.
"I have seen some of their games, it's surprising they are bottom of the table, but our aim is to go there and win".
Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was one of the main players to criticise the referee, while some feel that Los Blancos are favoured in the Champions League.
FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Tornado watch in effect for portions of Lowcountry
It will be much cooler tomorrow-feeling like early March, as high temperatures only make it to the upper 50s tomorrow. Odds for potentially gusty storms will spike later Sunday into Sunday night before tranquility returns Monday .
Zidane refused to reveal his thoughts on the penalty award and believed there had been "too much" made of the incident, instead concerning himself with preparations for Madrid's return to league action.
UEFA have confirmed Sergio Ramos will not face any match ban after he watched Real Madrid's Champions League clash from the Santiago Bernabeu tunnel, despite being suspended.
However, two strikes in three minutes from former Blackburn Rovers and Manchester City man Roque Santa Cruz meant even Karim Benzema's finish with eight minutes remaining was not enough to deprive the Estadio La Rosaleda faithful a Christmas to remember. They've collected 17 points in the season in total, and need at least five wins in the last seven to have a chance at staying up.
Diego Gonzalez is an injury concern for Malaga after he suffered a thigh injury in training on Friday, but Ignasi Miquel could be back in the squad.