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Stunned Real Madrid facing big ask in the second leg of Champions League Wolfsburg tie

Wolfsburg 2-0 Real Madrid

By Staff Reporter

Published 07/04/2016

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images)
A man runs on the pitch during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas (2nd L) confronts Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold (L) as players argue during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: A pitch invader is caught by stewards during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas (2ndL) argues with Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold (L) during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / RONNY HARTMANNRONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
A security holds a man who entered a pitch during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / RONNY HARTMANNRONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Marcelo of Real Madrid appeals to an assistant referee during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Maximilian Arnold (1st L) of Wolfsburg and Keylor Navas (2nd L) of Real Madrid square off during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi gives a yellow card to Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas (R) and Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale (C) pull the jersey of Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / RONNY HARTMANNRONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (L) and Wolfsburg's Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Danilo reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Wolfsburg's Portuguese striker Vieirinha vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale (L) and Wolfsburg's French defender Josuha Guilavogui vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale (L) vies for the ball with Wolfsburg's Portuguese striker Vieirinha during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / RONNY HARTMANNRONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Wolfsburg's midfielder Julian Draxler and Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe (R) vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / RONNY HARTMANNRONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's forward Jese Rodriguez (R) fails to score past Wolfsburg's Swiss goalkeeper Diego Benaglio (L) and Wolfsburg's Brazilian defender Dante during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (C) reacts after scoring a penalty during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: VfL Wolfsburg players line up for the team photos prior to the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Maximilian Arnold (2nd L) of Wolfsburg celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Wolfsburg's players celebrate after midfielder Maximilian Arnold (2nd L) scored the 2-0 goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane (r) stands by Wolfsburg's midfielder Julian Draxler during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's French coach Zinedine Zidane (r) looks at Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold (L) celebrates scoring the 2-0 goal with Wolfsburg's striker Andre Schuerrle during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold, Wolfsburg's striker Andre Schuerrle, Wolfsburg's midfielder Julian Draxler celebrate after a penalty kick goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Wolfsburg's Maximilian Arnold, left, fouls Real Madrid's Luka Modric during the Champions League first leg quarterfinal soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid in Wolfsburg, Germany, Wednesday, April 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale raects during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / Ronny HartmannRONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (R) and Wolfsburg's Brazilian forward Bruno Henrique (l) vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's German midfielder Toni Kroos plays the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (L) and Wolfsburg's Brazilian forward Bruno Henrique vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
A security runs after a man who entered a pitch during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, first-leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

Wolfsburg stunned Real Madrid with two goals in eight first-half minutes to take control of their Champions League quarter-final tie.

The 10-time winners of the competition face an uphill task just to progress to the last four this year after losing 2-0 in Germany in the first leg.

Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas had not conceded in this competition prior to this game but he was finally beaten after 738 minutes without doing so when Ricardo Rodriguez sent him the wrong way from 12 yards out in the 18th minute.

The spot-kick was debatable as Andre Schurrle appeared to kick his own foot as he swung his leg past Casemiro, who was on the wrong side of the German.

Seven minutes later it was 2-0, Julian Draxler finding Henrique in space and from his cross Maximilian Arnold stole a march on Sergio Ramos and finished.

Zinedine Zidane's side pushed for an away goal after the interval and Cristiano Ronaldo missed with two attempts from Gareth Bale crosses, while Navas pushed away from Max Kruse late on to ensure the task facing Real in the second leg did not become even more difficult.

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