Malaga - After prolonging the Bundesliga title race with a 2-1 win against VfB Stuttgart on Matchday 27, Borussia Dortmund travelled to the south of Spain ahead of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg against Malaga CF. bundesliga.com will be bringing you all the latest from what promises to be a thrilling European encounter....

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Line-ups:

Malaga: Willy - Jesus Gamez, Demichelis, Weligton (c), Antunes - Toulalan, Iturra - Joaquin, Isco (Duda 87'), Julio Baptista (Santa Cruz 76') - Saviola (Portillo 68')

Dortmund: Weidenfeller - Piszczek, Felipe Santana, Subotic, Schmelzer - Gündogan, Kehl (c) (S. Bender 80') - Reus (Schieber 69'), Götze (Kirch 90+2'), Großkreutz - Lewandowski

Statistics:

Malaga

Dortmund

Goals:00
Possession: 50% 50%
Shots: 10 13
Corners: 4 2
Cards: 3 1
  Ittura, Weligton, Antunes Großkreutz

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LIVE coverage:


That brings an end to our live coverage of this evening's Champions League quarter-final first leg between Borussia Dortmund and Malaga. The reigning Bundesliga champions will no doubt feel they could have come away with a victory tonight, but as our man at the Rosaleda said, a goalless draw is undoubtedly a decent platform from which to progress at the Signal-Iduna-Park next Tuesday. We hope you've enjoyed the commentary. Thanks for joining us and stay tuned on bundesliga.com for a full match report and all the best pictures, as well as all the reaction and analysis to tonight's game...

FULL-TIME: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: The 0-0 scoreline certainly puts Dortmund in a decent position for the second leg, but really they should have won here in Malaga. The Spaniards are certainly beatable and with a bit more decisiveness in front of goal, the semi-finals should be doable.

90+2'Mario Götze makes way for Oliver Kirch as Jürgen Klopp shores things up for the final few. Good performance from Götze.

90' Three minutes of additional time, signals the fourth official...

88' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: That's the end of Isco's evening. The Spaniard lost the battle of the 'Golden Boys' with Mario Götze by a distance. One shot from 25 yards and a few runs - this kid is surely capable of more...

87' Third and final substitution from Malaga, who bring on Portuguese wide-man Duda for young Isco.

80'Sven Bender had been struggling with a knock, but he comes on to replace captain Sebastian Kehl for the final ten minutes or so in defensive midfield.

76' Second substitution for Malaga, who withdraw Julio Baptista and replace him with former Bundesliga star Roque Santa Cruz, who scored 31 goals in 156 appearances for FC Bayern Munich between 1997 and 2007. The Paraguayan international is currently on loan from English champions Manchester City FC.

75'Jürgen Klopp is one awesome fella. Kevin Großkreutz slides in at the back to put the ball to safety and Klopp clenches his fist in admiration. The BVB boss is right in the zone!

72' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda:Julian Schieber is on up front, with Robert Lewandowski dropping off slightly and Mario Götze moving over to the right. Hopefully Schieber has his shooting boots on...

69' Now a first substitution for Dortmund. Marco Reus, who looks exhausted, makes way for another forward, Julian Schieber.

68' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: The Malaga fans are doing their absolute utmost to prod their team into life but, thankfully for BVB, they haven't managed so far...

68' First substitution from the hosts. Francisco Portillo replaces Javier Saviola up front.

66' Shots from Isco and Toulalan remind Dortmund that there are two teams in this contest. Roman Weidenfeller does well to hold both.

65'Mario Götze really ought to have done better there. After being sent through by a wonderful Lukas Piszczek pass, but the man they call the 'German Messi' slides the ball past keeper and post from a tight-ish angle.

59' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: Perhaps Dortmund should try and attack without all the frills for once. Playing nice football doesn't always get you goals. So far Malaga haven't turned up for the second half...

57' Still it's Dortmund who are impressing most at the Rosaleda. Robert Lewandowski is making a real nuisance of himself in attack, but still the breakthrough eludes us...

47' Gilt-edged opportunity for Robert Lewandowski, who completely fluffs Mario Götze's pull-back when well-placed in the penalty box. Huge chance wasted.

46' Off we go with the second half at the Rosaleda... Immediately a chance for Dortmund as Marco Reus tried to seek out Lukas Piszczek, but Antunes makes the block and Mario Götze spurns the rebound with a weak shot at Willy.

Why not spend the half-time break flicking through this gallery of Robert Lewandowski's record nine goals in nine Bundesliga games for Dortmund?

HALF-TIME: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: It took a period for them to get into the game, but BVB really had a firm grip on proceedings until ten minutes before the interval. For the latter stages of the first half it was Malaga with all the pressure, although in truth it's Dortmund who ought to be in front at the halfway stage.

45' Fearsome strike from captain Sebastian Kehl, whose left-foot drive is beaten to safety by Willy.

42' Great chance from a corner for Malaga. Julio Baptista rises highest and draws a superb low save from Roman Weidenfeller, before Jeremy Toulalan heads the loose ball back towards goal. Mario Götze clears off the line!

42' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: Commentator's curse! The shackles are suddenly off the home side and Malaga are enjoying an orgie of misplaced passes from Dortmund. Sebastian Kehl and Ilkay Gündogan need to bring a bit of calm to proceedings...

40' It really is a wonder how Dortmund aren't ahead in this game. To be fair to Malaga, they have offered a response, but BVB are piling forward and chance after chance is going begging. Let's hope they don't live to rue all these missed opportunities...

31' That's a yellow card for Malaga captain Weligton for a foul on Robert Lewandowski. The Brazilian will now miss the second leg in Dortmund next Tuesday. Free-kick in a good position for BVB, but Marco Reus sends it wide...

26' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: Both coaches are becoming a little more animated down on the touchline. Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini is gesturing far more noticeably than his cool Dortmund counterpart Jürgen Klopp, though...

24'Dortmund put the ball in the net, but Kevin Großkreutz was sadly in an offside position when he rolled into the net after some great work from Robert Lewandowski. Moments later Marco Reus' run and shot is held comfortably by the keeper, but Dortmund are beginning to dominate...

17' What a golden opportunity again for Mario Götze. A fantastic break results in Ilkay Gündogan laying off for the young playmaker, who is unable to slot the ball past Malaga goalkeeper Willy from close range.

14' Massive chance for Dortmund goes begging as Mario Götze collects a ball over the top, beats his man but lacks the necessary composure in front of goal...

11' bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: It's really loud here. The Spanish fans are as hot for this one as the weather and the BVB fans are struggling to make their voices heard...

7' First chance of the game goes Malaga's way, with Javier Saviola cutting inside his man in the box, only to fire into the side netting. Let off for BVB...

KICK-OFF: And we're under way at the Rosaleda. Can Borussia Dortmund earn themselves a vital aggregate advantage in this Champions League quarter-final tie against fellow European surprise package Malaga. Stick with us for exclusive comments from the stadium...

Kick-off -4 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: The Malaga club anthem is sounding around the stadium and the fans unfurl a fantastic choreography consisting of white cards and banners.

Kick-off -15 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: Both sides disappear into the changing rooms for one final pep talk. The Spanish fans encourage their team by chanting "Si se puede", which translates as: "We can do it!"

Kick-off -21 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda:Malaga are warming up with a small 5-a-side game, while Dortmund are doing running exercises. The stadium is about half-full at the moment...

Kick-off -28 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda:Marco Reus is the only Dortmund player warming up in a short-sleeved shirt. Coach Jürgen Klopp is sporting a rather dapper suit down on the touchline.

Kick-off -38 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: Out come the Malaga keepers, followed by the rest of the Dortmund team...

Kick-off -42 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: A nice rainbow has just appeared above the stadium. A welcoming sight for the Dortmund, whose goalkeepers Roman Weidenfeller and Mitchell Langerak
have just taken to the pitch to a chorus of boos from the Malaga fans. The BVB supporters hit back with some chants of their own...

Kick-off -45 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda: A Dortmund official just emerged to cheers from the BVB fans to put the training cones out on the pitch. The away block is already full and the Spaniards are beginning to filter in too.

Kick-off -48 mins: bundesliga.com Reporter at the Rosaleda:Hola<! I'm really looking forward to this game. It's raining slightly here... a rarity here in southern Spain.

Kick-off -51 mins: The line-ups are in and we can confirm that Dortmund will indeed start without dynamic midfielder Sven Bender, who was suffering from a knock. Veteran stopper Sebastian Kehl steps in as expected, and there are no further surprises from BVB boss Jürgen Klopp.

Kick-off -60 mins: In other injury news, Sebastian Kehl may be forced to step in for Sven Bender, labouring under the effects of a knock he picked up in training, while Marcel Schmelzer, who broke his nose in the 2-1 win against 2-1 win against VfB Stuttgart is hoping to feature, but will be forced to wear the protective mask he’s been training in this week.

Kick-off -70 mins:Borussia Dortmund head coach Jürgen Klopp has had a few late injury problems to deal with ahead of tonight’s clash. Jakub Blaszczykowski announced earlier today that he would play no part in southern Spain after being ruled out with a groin strain. The only other absentee is German international centre-back Mats Hummels, with Felipe Santana set to once again deputise in his place. The Brazilian defender netted Dortmund’s opening goal in their 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg, which set the reigning Bundesliga titleholders well on their way to reaching this stage of the competition.

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Kick-off -90 mins: Click here to read our exclusive preview of tonight's encounter.

Kick-off -100 mins: Hello and welcome to bundesliga.com's LIVE coverage of tonight's UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg between Malaga CF and Borussia Dortmund. We'll be keeping you bang up-to-date with all the action from the Allianz Arena, including informative tit-bits from our in-stadium reporter, during what promises to be a hard-fought encounter between two of the most exciting, albeit slightly inexperienced sides in the competition.