UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: Juventus 0-2 Bayern Munich (Bayern progress on 4-0 aggregate)
10 April 2013
Juventus Stadium, Turin
Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain)
64' Mandzukic; 90+1' Pizarro
Juventus XI: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Padoin, Pogba, Pirlo, Marchisio, Asamoah; Vucinic, Quagliarella
Bayern Munich XI: Neuer; Lahm, van Buyten, Dante, Alaba; Martinez, Schweinsteiger; Robben, Muller, Ribery; Mandzukic
It was too easy for Bayern, tonight.
Juventus came out strong and played a decent first 15 minutes, but after that they offered very little.
Pirlo's free kick from just outside the box midway through the first half, which was stopped well by Neuer, represented the hosts' best chance of the encounter, and when Mandzukic scored in the 64th minute this tie was over as a contest.
Pizarro's goal in the first minute of second-half stoppage time, set up brilliantly by Schweinsteiger, only did further justice to a match-up that was always very one-sided.
And so the recently-crowned Bundesliga champions will go into Friday's semifinal draw alongside Barcelona, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund.
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