Robert Lewandowski turned away from Pepe and blasted one into the top corner. The humiliation was complete. As he wheeled away with four fingers raised, indicative of his tally from the night, Madrid players and fans were left baffled and shell-shocked.
Borussia Dortmund started the 2012-2013 season as relative minnows in the Champions League, in spite of having won back-to-back Bundesligas. They ended the year as Champions League runners-up and everyone's second team.
Madrid redeemed themselves in the second leg, playing a solid match, winning 2-0 and nearly progressing to the final. However, memories of the first leg remain imprinted in the minds of Madridistas. The perfect opportunity for revenge and redemption has presented itself this season with a quarterfinal matchup with Dortmund.
However, Madrid fans have reason to be optimistic this season. Here are five reasons why Los Blancos will run out winners in this enticing tie.