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Dortmund - Manchester C

Europe: Champions League
Dortmund J. Bellingham (15)
Signal-Iduna-ParkFull time1-2
Manchester C R. Mahrez (Pen. 55), P. Foden (75)
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Manchester City overcome early scare to knock out Dortmund

By Rune Gjerulff

Manchester City fought back from an early scare to eliminate Borussia Dortmund from the Champions League.

Jude Bellingham's goal wasn't enough for Dortmund.
Jude Bellingham's goal wasn't enough for Dortmund.

Borussia Dortmund are out of the Champions League after a 1-2 defeat on home soil on Wednesday saw them lose 4-2 on aggregate to Manchester City at the quarter-final stage.


2-1 down from the first leg in Manchester, Dortmund needed a win at Signal Iduna Park to go through, and it all started according to plan for Edin Terzic's troops, who took the lead through Jude Bellingham after 15 minutes. The young midfielder side-footed the ball into the top corner, becoming the youngest Englishman to score in the Champions League at the age of 17 years and 289 days.

Manchester City did their best to respond quickly, but although they dominated chances and possession, captain Kevin De Bruyne's shot off the bar was the closest they got in the first half as Dortmund held on to their lead until the break.

The away side continued their pressure from the start of the second half and were rewarded for their efforts in the 55th minute when Riyah Mahrez equalised from the penalty spot after Emre Can was adjudged to have handled the ball in the box.

With 75 minutes on the clock, Phil Foden effectively killed off Dortmund's hopes of progression as he beat Dortmund goalkeeper Marwin Hitz with a low shot from the edge of the area after a short corner.

At the semi-final stage, Manchester City will be up against Paris Saint-Germain while Real Madrid and Chelsea will lock horns in the other fixture.






Pass-maps/touch-plots by Warren Pegg (@Russell_Pegg).



Dortmund
(4-3-3)
35M. Hitz
2Mate Morey ↪81
16M. Akanji
15M. Hummels
13R. Guerreiro
22J. Bellingham ↪80
23E. Can
8M. Dahoud ↪75
36A. Knauff ↪68
9E. Haaland
11M. Reus (C)
Bench
1R. Bürki
40S. Drljača
27S. Tigges ↩81
14N. Schulz
26Ł. Piszczek
10T. Hazard ↩75
19J. Brandt ↩80
20Reinier
24T. Meunier
30F. Passlack
32G. Reyna ↩68
37T. Raschl
Manchester C
(4-3-3)
31Ederson
2K. Walker
5J. Stones
3R. Dias
11O. Zinchenko
20B. Silva
16R. Hernández
8İ. Gündoğan
26R. Mahrez ↪88
17K. De Bruyne (C)
47P. Foden
Bench
13Z. Steffen
85J. Trafford
7R. Sterling ↩88
9G. Jesus
21F. Torres
6N. Aké
14A. Laporte
22B. Mendy
27J. Cancelo
50E. García
25F. Rosa

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