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Ancelotti plays down Robben reaction

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It's fair to say that Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben was far from impressed with the decision to substitute him during the 1-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach on Sunday.

The Bundesliga champions were drawn against Real Madrid in the quarter-finals in a tie which sees Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti reunited with his former side.

'Gladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer was much busier, denying Robert Lewandowski and Mueller.

We've all been in that situation where someone finds your anger hilarious, and it's never amusing for the Arjen Robben in that situation. Robben unleashed a trademark curling effort that cannoned off the angle of post and crossbar and Lewandowski's diving header on the follow-up was brilliantly saved by the home keeper. However, Sommer got down to his right to palm the ball away to keep the match scoreless.

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