April 2013 review
Jupp Heynckes' (top) FC Bayern München prematurely sealed the 2012/13 league title on Matchday 28, earlier than any other side in 50 years of Bundesliga history.
This delightful backheeled goals from Bastian Schweinsteiger (2nd l.) sealed a win for Bayern at Frankfurt, and
With a 1-0 win away from home over Hamburger SV, Jonathan Schmid's (r.) SC Freiburg moved into
Although Borussia Dortmund had fallen too far behind Bayern to sustain a title challenge, Robert Lewandowski simply did not know
On Matchday 30, Bayer 04 Leverkusen kept up their charge for third place, heaping the pressure on struggling Hoffenheim,
Greuther Fürth's relegation back to Bundesliga 2 after only one season in the top flight was sealed on Matchday 31.
Borussia Dortmund earned their place in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League in the most dramatic of circumstances. Trailing 2-1 heading into stoppage time,
...sparking scenes of euphoria inside the Signal Iduna Park as another chapter was added to Dortmund's "wonderful story"
As the Westphalians prepared to face Real in the most important game of the season, news leaked
What could have been an insurmountable distraction proved instead to be an inspiration as Lewandowski became the first player ever to score
Dortmund survived an onslaught in the second leg to book their place in the Wembley final, which...
...turned out to be an all-German affair as Bayern followed up a quarter-final victory over Italian side Juventus...
...by demolishing FC Barcelona by a record margin of victory in a Champions League semi-final, scoring seven times across two legs