Football: Holders Bayern brush aside United to reach semis
Published on Apr 10, 2014 6:00 AM
MUNICH (AFP) - Holders Bayern Munich romped into the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 victory at home to Manchester United in Wednesday's, April 9, 2014, quarter-final, second-leg to win 4-2 on aggregate.
Having drawn 1-1 at Old Trafford in last week's first-leg, Bayern had to come from behind after United's left-back Patrice Evra put the guests ahead with a superb second-half strike at Munich's Allianz Arena.
But Bayern equalised just 69 seconds later through a diving Mario Mandzukic header, the first of their three goals in the final half an hour.
Thomas Mueller then tapped Bayern into the lead before Arjen Robben slotted the hosts' third to knock David Moyes' United out of the competition.
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