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Carvajal, Isco forced off injured in Real Madrid win at Bayern

Dani Carvajal and Isco both had to be taken off in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at the Allianz Arena.
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Carvajal, Isco forced off injured in Real Madrid win at Bayern
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Dani Carvajal and Isco were both forced off with injuries in Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first-leg win over Bayern Munich.

Carvajal hit by thigh issue, Isco off with shoulder knock

Carvajal limped off with a thigh issue after 65 minutes of the clash at the Allianz Arena, with Karim Benzema replacing the defender and Lucas Vázquez moving into his position at right-back.

Meanwhile, Real coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed post-match that Isco, who was substituted for Marco Asensio at half time, was withdrawn because of a shoulder problem.

In total, the evening brought four enforced changes, as Bayern's Arjen Robben and Jerome Boateng were also taken off with injuries in the first half.

Isco was substituted at half time with a shoulder issue.

Marcelo and Asensio goals give Real 2-1 first-leg lead

Goals by Marcelo and Asensio saw the holders come from behind to earn a 2-1 advantage to take into the second leg on 1 May.