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The road to Wembley

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  • Got the Mou-ves

    Jubilant scenes at the Bernabeu after Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real Madrid a late 3-2 win over Manchester City in a pulsating encounter

    Pavlov dogs Bayern

    Aleksandr Pavlov scores BATE's opening goal in their shock 3-1 win at home to Bayern Munich in October

    All Hart

    Goalkeeper Joe Hart makes one of a string of superb saves against Borussia Dortmund as Manchester City rescued an undeserved point at the death

    Taking the Mikkel

    Nordsjaelland's first and only point in the Champions League came in a 1-1 draw with Juventus, Mikkel Beckmann curling home a free-kick for the Danish minnows

  • Cech out

    Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech dives in vain as Fernandinho scores what proved to be the crucial winner for Shakhtar in October

    Bhoys don't cry

    Celtic came so, so close to a famous point in Barcelona's Camp Nou until Jordi Alba scored in the 94th minute

    Something to Brag about

    Javier Hernandez heads home as Manchester United came from two down to beat Braga 3-2 at Old Trafford

    Losing Hart

    Joe Hart looks on as Siem de Jong's effort finds the back of the net in Ajax's fine 3-1 win over Man City

  • Mad for it

    Marcel Schmelzer celebrates after scoring the goal which gave Dortmund a huge win over Real Madrid in October

    Victor-y

    Victor Moses headed home in the 94th minute to give Chelsea a 3-2 winn over Shakhtar and hope of making the knockout rounds

    Piz-zazz

    Mickael Landreau is helpless to stop Claudio Pizarro from scoring one of his three goals in Bayern's 6-1 rout of Lille in November

    History Bhoys

    Celtic celebrate Tom Watt's goal as they secured a stunning 2-1 win over Barcelona

  • Just 17

    Galatasaray's Burak Yilmaz scored eight goals in the Champions League, including a hat-trick against Cluj

    Car-lost

    Man City finished bottom of their Champions League group and failed to advance to the knockout stage for the second successive season

    House of Commons

    Kris Commons blasts home from the penalty spot against Spartak Moscow at Parkhead to put Celtic into the knockout stages of the Champions League

    Feeling blue

    Chelsea became the first Champions League holders to fail to escape the group stage

  • Gala night

    Galatasaray fans light up the night as they booked a place in the knockout rounds with a 2-1 win away at Braga

    Three's a crowd

    Juventus effectively eliminated Celtic after winning 3-0 at Parkhead in their last-16 first-leg match

    Strike a pose

    Danny Welbeck produced his finest performance of the season and scored in Man United's 1-1 draw at Real Madrid

    Muller time

    Thomas Muller doubles Bayern's lead at Arsenal as they went on to secure a decisive 3-0 first leg lead in the last-16 tie

  • Jack it in

    Jack Wilshere cut a dejected figure following Arsenal's under-par perfermance against Bayern Munich at the Emirates

    Pushing the Boat out

    Kevin-Prince Boateng gets on the scoresheet in Milan's shock 2-0 win over Barcelona in the last-16

    Sweet 16

    Jakub Blaszczykowski scores for Dortmund in their last-16 win over Shakhtar Donetsk

    Nani state

    Manchester United's Nani saw red for high challenge on Real Madrid's Alvaro Arbeloa, turning the tie the way of the Spanish giants

  • Stroke of Luka

    Luka Modric's fine long-range strike brought Real Madrid back into their game with Man United, and they went on to oust Sir Alex Ferguson's side

    Roar emotion

    Ezequiel Lavezzi celebrates after scoring the goal which helped secure PSG's place in the quarter-finals at the expense of Valenica

    Perfect ten

    Lionel Messi avoids the attention of three Milan defenders to superbly fire Barcelona into the lead. They go on to win 4-0 and book a place in the quarter-finals

    Top Drogs

    Galatasaray toast their superb Champions League victory at Schalke in the last-16

  • Magnificent Malaga

    Malaga made the Champions League quarter-finals on their debut appearance. Joaquin goes a little crazy as he joins the scorer of Malaga's first goal, Isco, in the win over Porto

    As Per usual

    Per Mertesacker leads the applause at full-time as Arsenal came so close to ousting Bayern, winning 2-0 in Munich but losing 3-2 on aggregate

    Man of the moment

    Mario Mandzukic stoops to head home in the first leg of Bayern Munich's emphatic quarter-final victory over Juventus

    End of an era

    David Beckham, starting a Champions League game for the final time in his career in PSG colours, leaves Barcelona's Xavi on the deck

  • Blaise of glory

    Blaise Matuidi scored in injury time to give PSG hope they could upset Barcelona in the second leg of their quarter-final at the Camp Nou

    The late show

    Dortmund players celebrate their astonishing quarter-final victory over Malaga, secured by two injury-time goals.

    Seventh heaven

    Ronaldo celebrates the first of his two goals at Galatasaray as Real Madrid made it through to the semi-finals despite losing in Turkey

    The eyes have it

    Pedro fires home the vital goal which sent Barcelona through to the semis on away goals at the expense of PSG

  • Fan-atics

    Bayern Munich fans celebrate as their team cruise past Juventus in their quarter-final second leg in Turin

    Muller-ed

    Thomas Muller grabs his second goal in Bayern Munich's stunning 4-0 semi-final first-leg win over Barcelona

    Four-midable

    Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski finished the semi-final first-leg victory over Real Madrid with four goals and a vastly enhanced reputation

    Staring into the abyss

    Barcelona's Gerard Pique feels the pain after putting the ball into his own net in Bayern Munich's 3-0 win in the Camp Nou

  • Dance the night away

    Borussia Dortmund celebrate after holding on against Real Madrid's late onslaught to make the Champions League final