Pair of powers square off in 'final before the final'

March 22, 2002
NYON, Switzerland -- Bayern Munich and Real Madrid had their hopes of meeting in a dream Champions League final ended, when they were paired in the quarterfinals.

Both clubs had wanted to face the other in a showdown at Hampden Park, Glasgow on May 15 that would have evoked memories of Real Madrid's famous 7-3 win over another German team -- Eintracht Frankfurt -- at the same venue in 1960.

Madrid's international director Jose Luis Lopez Serrano, flanked by former player Emilio ...

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