Barcelona - After Borussia Dortmund reached the UEFA Champions League final yesterday, FC Bayern Munich followed suit on Wednesday evening in their semi-final second leg away to Spanish champions-elect FC Barcelona. will bring you the latest news as kick-off approaches, as well as LIVE updates throughout the encounter...

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Barcelona: Victor Valdes - Daniel Alves, Pique, Bartra (Montoya 87'), Adriano - Song , Xavi Hernandez (Sanchez 55'), Iniesta (Thiago 65') - Villa, Fabregas, Pedro Rodriguez

FC Bayern: Neuer - Lahm (Rafinha 77'), Van Buyten, Boateng, Alaba - Martinez (Tymoshchuk 74'), Schweinsteiger (Gustavo 66') - Robben, Müller, Ribery - Mandzukic



Goals: 0 3
RED:Robben 48'
   Pique (O.G) 72'
   Müller 76'
Shots: 15 8
Possession: 57 % 43 %
Corners: 4 0
Yellow cards: 1
RED:Alves 45'
RED:Robben 32'

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What a night for Bayern Munich and what a night for Bundesliga football. The whole of Europe watches on in awe and admiration as Bayern join Borussia Dortmund in the final of the UEFA Champions League with an imperious victory in Catalonia.

How did they do it? Read the match report here, and stay tuned to for reaction and a build-up to the weekend's dress rehearsal between the two sides in the Bundesliga.

FULL TIME!: The final whistle blows and Bayern have done it! They completely outclassed Barcelona over two legs, with an incredible aggregate scoreline of 7-0 - no you don't need to fetch your glasses - that's seven - zero overall. This Barcelona team has never been taken apart quite like that!

88'Bayern create a superb opening for a fourth goal. Robben times and weights his pass perfectly into the path of Rafinha who sprinted 80 yards to overlap down the right. However, the Brazilian right-back snatches at his shot and blasts wide.

85' To their credit, Barcelona have not yet given up and are continuing to attack Bayern, looking for a consolation goal that would take a little bit of the sting out of the 7-0 aggregate scoreline at present.

81' In between the goals and all the hectic, Heynckes made two more substitutions, bringing on Anatoliy Tymoshchuk and Rafinha for Javi Martinez and Philipp Lahm.

The latter pair, like Schweinsteiger were also on a yellow card - one more booking would have meant suspension for the final on 25 May. Barring injuries and a miraculous late comeback, Bayern will have a full-strength team to face Dortmund in the final.

76' GOAL!: It's almost a carbon-copy of the second goal, as Ribery tears away down the left, but this time his cross does arrive at the far post. Thomas Müller leaps highest to head home and make it 3-0!

72' GOAL!: Franck Ribery scampers down the left wing and crosses, looking for Mario Mandzukic at the far post. Pique makes a hash of his clearance and slices the ball into his own net.

70' Are Barcelona really about to go out without a whimper? They're not showing the same hunger as Bayern and have hardly tested Manuel Neuer all night.

66' And a minute later Schweinsteiger leaves the pitch, with Luiz Gustavo taking his place in defensive midfield.

65' Unbelievable. After Xavi's departure, another of Barcelona's key figures of recent years - lock-picker-in-chief Andres Iniesta is taken off, with Thiago coming on for him. If Heynckes could have chose two players for Vilanova to replace, it would have been that duo. Still no Messi.

60' With the pressure now off, Bayern are looking much more determined in attack, knowing they can take a few more risks without danger of it coming back to haunt them.

Time for one of the players on a yellow card to come off to secure a place in the final? It surely can't be long now.

55' As you might expect, Barca make a substitution now that they've fallen even further behind. But wait! Messi is still on the bench - Alexis Sanchez comes on for Xavi.

51' The goal means there can now no longer be extra time. Barcelona must score six, yes six goals in 40 minutes past thisFC Bayern side. Impossible? As good as.

48' GOAL!:Bayern finally finish off one of their attacks. Robben received the ball on the right-hand side of the area, and, as he so often does, cut inside onto his left foot before curling a beauty past the outstreched hand of Victor Valdes.

SECOND HALF: Two bits of good news for Bayern. Schweinsteiger has reappeared fresh as a daisy for the second period after hobbling off at the break following Alves' challenge.

The other positive is that Messi remains on the bench.

HALF TIME!: We're only 45 minutes away from a first-ever all-German Champions League final. Why not wash down your half time tea and biscuits with a vote? Scroll to the bottom and have your say on whether you think Bayern will make the final.

HALF TIME!: There's been plenty said in the past week about a changing of the guard at the pinnacle of European football. While that may be up for debate, last week's drubbing does seem to have had an effect on Barcelona.

They're less adventurous going forward, wary of the damage they now know Bayern can inflict on them. The hosts appear inhibited - they couldn't have paid Bayern and Jupp Heynckes a bigger compliment if they'd tried.

HALF TIME!:Dani Alves gets booked for bringing Schweinsteiger down just as Bayern are launching a counter-attack. It was the last act of the half, and the sides head towards the tunnel.

40' Possession is being largely restricted to the middle third at the moment. Whenever Barcelona do get forward, they're trying their luck from distance. Have they not heard who Manuel Neuer is? The custodian hasn't broken a sweat yet.

35' Another great chance for Bayern goes begging. The visitors drive forward with three against three, but Robben's shooting-space is narrowed by a strange run from Mandzukic. No intention of jinxing things here, but Barcelona have looked rather toothless so far...

32'Bayern have had several good opportunities going forward, as Barcelona are forced to attack, leaving space at the back. However, Jupp Heynckes' troops are currently worryingly sloppy with their final ball. It seems to be giving Barcelona more confidence as the match progresses.

28'Xavi volleys narrowly over after Barcelona's best move of the game caught Bayern napping somewhat at the back.

24' Out of the blue, Pedro lets fire from a full 30 yards out. The ball is swerving and dipping, forcing Manuel Neuer into a first save of the evening.

22'Bayern are always confident anyway, but the manner of last week's victory over Barca seems to have given them extra swagger. That's not to say they look arrogant - far from it - they're knuckling down and fighting hard, but there is a composure running through the side that only comes with supreme self-belief.

18' Great move by Bayern. Robben feeds Schweinsteiger into the channel on the right-hand side of the box and the midfielder's back-heel flummoxes the home defence. With Lahmbearing down ready to ponce, Gerard Pique manages to hook the ball clear.

16'Dani Alves arrives at a canter on the right side of Bayern's box and fizzes a ball across the face of goal. Fortunately, van Buyten and Lahm combine to clear.

12' Simply stunning. Cool as you like, Schweinsteiger dinks a terrific ball over the Barca defence, releasing Arjen Robben through on goal. However, the Dutchman is too slow and gets dispossessed when he tries to cut inside onto his favoured left foot.

8' Great run from Philipp Lahm of all people. The captain strides forward, jinks inside his man and fires off a left-footed shot, which is blocked.

6' No intense early onslaught from the hosts, who are apparently willing to play the long-game. Let's hope they run out of time!

Most of the action is taking place in Barcelona's half at the moment, with Bayern pressing intently.

3' The match is following a similar pattern to the first leg at the moment. Bayern are happy for Barcelona to keep possession in their own half, but as soon as the hosts come within ten metres of the halfway line, Bayern players swarm all over them.

KICK OFF!: Here we go! The Nou Camp feels like a living beast, with swarms of red and blue swaying and braying. Bayern get the ball rolling and immediately launch it forward towards Mario Mandzukic.

Kick-off - 4 mins: Ahh, the Champions League theme music. It never gets tiring.

Kick-off - 8 mins: Surely I can't be the only one breaking out into a nervous sweat? Bayern have been so imperious this season it's hard to imagine anyone putting one goal past them, let alone the four Barca need to secure extra time.

Kick-off - 15 mins: Not long to go now! The stadium is filling rapidly now and the noise is increasing accordingly. Both teams have finished their warm-ups and have returned to the changing rooms. The pitch is receiving a last-minute watering down. Slick.

Kick-off - 20 mins:Heynckes continued by expressing his surprise at counterpart Tito Vilanova's decision to omit Lionel Messi from the first XI. "He might come on later and give the crowd a big lift, that could be part of the thinking," the 67-year-old said.

Kick-off - 25 mins:Jupp Heynckes explains that Dante has been left on the bench as the centre-back has been struggling with a cold. "We only want players who can give 100 per cent," the ruthless tactician said.

Kick-off - 35 mins: The Camp Nou is still largely empty at this point, with fans preferring to stay outside and soak up the gentle rays of a spring evening's sun. Here's to hoping it all remains as warm and pleasant for Bayern once the match gets going.

Kick-off - 40 mins: So what do you reckon will happen this evening? There can't be many nails out there left to bite after Dortmund ran us all through the mixer last night.

Have your say on our vote whether or not you think Bayern will reach the final.

Kick-off - 50 mins: Several Bayern players will need to be very careful this evening, with Bastian Schweinsteiger, Javi Martinez and Philipp Lahm all one booking away from missing out on the final. Should Bayern make it, of course.

Brazilian duo Dante and Luiz Gustavo, as well as striker Mario Gomez are also walking the suspension tightrope.

Kick-off - 60 mins: So the teams are now in and there are two big surprises: Lionel Messi is only on the bench for Barcelona and, as if Heynckes knew already, he has left Dante out of the starting XI.

Kick-off - 65 mins: The anticipation is growing as the two teams arrive at the Camp Nou. Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes has already suggested he will be fielding his strongest team, and with the team sheets due any minute, we are about to find out if he was being honest or bluffing.

Immediately after arriving, his players took a leisurely walk on the pitch with the stands already filling up. 96,000 will be packed in come kick-off.

Kick-off - 75 mins: If Bayern don't suffer the unimaginable and crash out this evening, they will set up a first-ever all-German Champions League final against compatriots Borussia Dortmund.

For those of you who've been out of the loop for the last 24 hours, here's how how Jürgen Klopp's troops reached the title-decider.

Kick-off - 85 mins: Just in case you've forgotten (as if that were possible!): Bayern won the first leg at the Allianz Arena last week with a majestic 4-0 win.

Without wishing to rub salt into Barcelona's wounds too much, you can relive the highlights of the semi-final first legs with our collection of last-four images right here.

Kick-off - 90 mins: Hello and welcome to's LIVE coverage of tonight's UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg between FC Barcelona and FC Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou.

Stay with us for all the pre-match build up, team news, fascinating tidbits and in-game statistics as the Bundesliga champions bid to join Borussia Dortmund in the final at Wembley, London, on 25 May.