Monaco secure Champion League semi-final berth over Borussia Dortmund

Radamel Falcao

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The team bus of German Bundesliga soccer club Borussia Dortmund arrives at the Louis stadium before the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Monaco and Dortmund in Monaco, Wednesday April 19, 2017.

Mbappe caused more problems down the left in the second half with his pace and trickery before Reus caught Monaco's defense napping. Understandably the events of last week are not to be forgotten but a team with the class and professionalism of Dortmund will be sure come out firing, especially since star man Marco Reus is set to make his return.

"Our heads have to be focused on tomorrow's game, we're 90 minutes into the Champions League semi-finals but that's true for our opponents as well".

Falcao has warned Monaco not to think Dortmund are out of the champions league yet, as they prepare for the second leg.

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao stunned the Manchester City fans with an expert chip over the keeper sending City crashing out of the Champions League.

The semifinal draw on Friday will include Monaco, Juventus, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. "We want to go out and enjoy it but all four sides are capable of winning the competition", warned Jardim, whose team were visited by Prince Albert in the dressing room afterwards.

Tuchel said the incident evoked bad memories of last Tuesday's bus attack in Germany, when three explosions went off as the bus headed to the stadium for the home leg.

The German playmaker was out of action for around a month due to a thigh injury and he took just three minutes to score on his comeback in the 3-1 weekend win over Eintracht Frankfurt.

"Maybe if we had lost in the last 16 we would be fresher now, but we won't ask our players to change their mentality".

The visitors started slowly, and the task of overturning a first-leg deficit became substantially trickier after conceding two early goals and watching Nuri Sahin's curling free-kick strike a post at the other end. We're the team that's played the most games in all of Europe. "I know the situation is very hard but I remain optimistic".

With Dortmund pushing forward in numbers, Monaco was stretched down both flanks but, equally, it was left exposed to Monaco's slick counterattacking.

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