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Football: Real Madrid rout holders Bayern Munich 4-0 to reach Champions League final

Published on Apr 30, 2014 5:06 AM
Real Madrid's players celebrate winning 0-4 in the Uefa Champions League second-leg semi-final football match against Bayern Munich in Munich on April 29, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

MUNICH (AFP) - Real Madrid reached their first Champions League final for 12 years with an historic 4-0 win at Bayern Munich in Tuesday's semi-final, second leg to knock the holders out.

Having won last week's first-leg 1-0 in Madrid, Real won the semi-final 5-0 on aggregate as Pep Guardiola's Bayern suffered their heaviest home defeat in European competition.

Bayern had previously never lost at home by more than two goals in Europe as the Bavarian giants saw their dreams of reaching a fourth Champions League final in five years crushed.

Real are one game away from the 'Decima' - their tenth European title - and will face either neighbours Atletico Madrid or Chelsea in the May 24 final in Lisbon.

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