In Pics: Champions League, semi-final, 1st leg

Sports | | April 25, 2013, 1:56 pm
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On Tuesday, Thomas Muller scored two goals as Bayern Munich dominated Barcelona to take a commanding 4-0 lead after the first leg of their highly anticipated Champions League semi-final.(AP Photos)

On Tuesday, Thomas Muller scored two goals as Bayern Munich dominated Barcelona to take a commanding 4-0 lead after the first leg of their highly anticipated Champions League semi-final.(AP Photos)

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Robert Lewandowski scored four goals as Borussia Dortmund romped to a convincing 4-1 victory over Real Madrid on Wednesday and took a huge step toward the Champions League final. (AP Photos)

Robert Lewandowski scored four goals as Borussia Dortmund romped to a convincing 4-1 victory over Real Madrid on Wednesday and took a huge step toward the Champions League final. (AP Photos)

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Lewandowski opened the scoring in the eighth minute, only for Cristiano Ronaldo to equalize against the run of play two minutes before the interval. (AP Photos)

Lewandowski opened the scoring in the eighth minute, only for Cristiano Ronaldo to equalize against the run of play two minutes before the interval. (AP Photos)

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But Lewandowski beat the offside trap to claim his second in the 50th, and the Poland striker completed his hat-trick in stunning fashion five minutes later. (AP Photos)

But Lewandowski beat the offside trap to claim his second in the 50th, and the Poland striker completed his hat-trick in stunning fashion five minutes later. (AP Photos)

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He rounded off the scoring with a penalty in the 67th, after Xabi Alonso brought down Marco Reus. (AP Photos)

He rounded off the scoring with a penalty in the 67th, after Xabi Alonso brought down Marco Reus. (AP Photos)

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On Tuesday, Munich won 4-0 over Barca after Muller scored in the first half and added another with Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben getting their name in the score sheet as well. (AP Photos)

On Tuesday, Munich won 4-0 over Barca after Muller scored in the first half and added another with Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben getting their name in the score sheet as well. (AP Photos)

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The second Bayern goal also came after a corner, with Muller at the far post rising over Daniel Alves and heading across the goal for Gomez to knock in from close range, although he might have been slightly offside. (AP Photos)

The second Bayern goal also came after a corner, with Muller at the far post rising over Daniel Alves and heading across the goal for Gomez to knock in from close range, although he might have been slightly offside. (AP Photos)

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Bayern's third came in the 73rd minute as Robben went around Jordi Alba, who was blocked by Muller as he tried to chase the Dutchman, who slotted the ball inside the right post. (AP Photos)

Bayern's third came in the 73rd minute as Robben went around Jordi Alba, who was blocked by Muller as he tried to chase the Dutchman, who slotted the ball inside the right post. (AP Photos)