Champions League: Dortmund 3-2 Malaga (Agg. 3-2) – Spanish Hearts Broken By Incredible Late Drama In Dortmund (Photos & Highlights)

Alan Duffy

9th, April 2013

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By Alan Duffy

Borussia Dortmund 3-2 Malaga (agg 3-2) – Champions League – 9th April 2013

Jurgen Klopp’s much-vaunted Dortmund side produced an utterly dramatic comeback against Malaga on Wednesday night to secure their place in the last four of the Champions League.

With the teams level at 0-0 coming into this game, the Germans could ill afford an away goal but that’s exactly what they got on 25 minutes, courtesy of Joaquin who fired past Roman Weidenfeller in the Black-Yellows’ goal.

Just before the break, Dortmund hit back courtesy of a magnificently worked goal from Robert Lewandowski, leaving the game perfectly set up.

However, the Germans struggled to build on that goal and looked to have blown their chances when sub Eliseu struck, albeit from an offside position) with just eight minutes of normal time to go. Dortmund now needed two goals to go through and that looked far too big an ask.  But then, in injury time, Marco Reus and then Felipe Santana (again in an offside position) conjured up an incredible finale for the Bundesliga side.

Poor old Malaga but what a finish!

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  1. Jarren says:

    My god what a finish!

    I was all ready to come here and say “back luck Dortmund, that Malaga goal was definitely offside” and have done with it.

    Luckily I watched to the end!

    Absolutely mental.

    It was like something you’d imagine would be written for the finale of a US movie about Soccer!

    I don’t support any particular German team but it was really good to see Dortmund go through. They’ve got a lot of quality players, and although it’s sad that Malaga had to go out in such heartbreaking circumstance at least it will make the semi finals a bit more levelled.

    Oh and yeah, crazy decisions on both offsides that weren’t given.

    Almost as if the officials let the Dortmund winner stand due to sheer embarrassment about the 2nd from Malaga.

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