Champions League: last eight
FC Bayern München progressed to the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League after beating Man United 3-1 at the Allianz Arena
Despite Bastian Schweinsteiger's suspension, Bayern captain Philipp Lahm (l.) returned to his more tradtional position at right-back
Bayern had most of the possession in the first 20 minutes, with Arjen Robben a constant menace, albeit without threatening the United goal
Bayern failed to produce any clear-cut chances by half time and seemed a bit unsettled to be going in at the break with the scores level
Patrice Evra (r.) shocked the home crowd when he drilled in off the underside of the crossbar in the 57th minute...
... but Bayern were level under a minute later when Mario Mandzukic stooped to head home Franck Ribery's inch-perfect cross
Thomas Müller completed the comeback in the 68th minute, guiding Robben's cross into the net form close range
Robben (r.) made the game safe, albeit with the aid of a slight deflection off Nemanja Vidic (c.), to secure a 4-2 aggregate win and
Borussia Dortmund's performance may have been miraculous, but the end result was not, as they were knocked
BVB were attempting to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit and had their twelfth man behind them from the very first whistle
The hosts suffered an early scare, but it was Roman Weidenfeller (2nd l.) who provided the heroics,
With the home fans in full voice, Marco Reus (l.) capitalised on Pepe's mistake, beating Iker Casillas to
With Dortmund in complete control, Madrid had no answer for Reus as he bagged his brace after Robert Lewandowski's initial effort had come back off the post
Oliver Kirch (r.) and Milos Jojic (l.) - making his first appearance in Dortmund's starting line-up - put in a real shift in midfield, pressing by example
Knowing they needed just one goal to send the tie to extra-time, Dortmund were unrelenting
...unfortunately, however, it was not to be as Jürgen Klopp and Co. failed to reach the semi-finals of Europe's premier
The rain in Spain was falling mainly on Marco Reus and Co as Borussia Dortmund went down to a
It was all smiles at the start between head coaches Jürgen Klopp (l.) and Carlo Ancelotti...
...but Klopp's mood was soured just three minutes in as Gareth Bale (l.)
Mats Hummels (c.) had to keep his more adventurous side in check as the hosts piled on the pressure...
...and the Dortmund back line was breached again in the 27th minute, late stand-in Isco latching capitalising on a moment of defensive sloppiness to double the hosts' advantage
Roman Weidenfeller (l.) was kept on his toes by Cristiano Ronaldo and his colleagues as the action continued to roll overwhelmingly in the one direction
Twelve minutes into the second half, the current FIFA World Player of the Year (c.)
...leaving Dortmund facing a mighty tall order on home turf in the return if their
Franck Ribery (r.) and his FC Bayern München team-mates were held to a 1-1 draw away to Manchester United in the first leg of their quarter-final
While Bayern dominated possession in the first 45 minutes, the hosts had the better chances.
Penny for your thoughts: Bastian Schweinsteiger (l.), who later scored and was sent off, shares a private word with Man Utd veteran Ryan Giggs.
The English side started strongly after the break and were rewarded with the breakthrough goal when Nemanja Vidic (r.) headed home a 58th minute corner
Bayern were behind for just eight minutes as Rafinha (1l.) and substitute Mario Mandzukic (2r.) combined
With the tie on a knife-edge, Bayern go into next week's second leg without goalscorer Schweinsteiger (c.), who