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Bayern vs Atletico LIVE

  • Hello and welcome to The Independent's live commentary of the Champions League semi-final second leg between Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena.

    Atletico hold a 1-0 lead after Saul Niguez's brilliant solo goal in Spain last week. 

    We'll bring you all the build-up and live coverage from 6.30pm.
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  • The teams leave the tunnel at an expectant Allianz Arena, Atletico seeking to hold on to that one goal lead from last week's first leg in Spain.
    5/3/2016 6:42:54 PM
  • 1 min BAY 0-0 ATL (0-1 on agg) Atletico get proceedings underway in Germany
    5/3/2016 6:46:42 PM
  • 3 min BAY 0-0 ATL (0-1 on agg) Fernando Torres is played in behind the Bayern backline but is thwarted by the linesman's flag
    5/3/2016 6:49:20 PM
  • 18 min BAY 0-0 ATL (0-1 on agg) Bayern are enjoying the majority of possession again, surprise surprise.
    5/3/2016 7:03:57 PM
  • 24 min BAY 0-0 ATL (0-1 on agg) Thomas Muller, for some reason, passes up an opportunity to shoot when well placed, before Atletico survive marginal shouts for a penalty. Germans still on top. Atletico still going through.
    5/3/2016 7:12:16 PM
  • 30 min BAY 0-0 ATL (0-1 on agg) Free-kick to Bayern, just to left of centre..
    5/3/2016 7:16:00 PM
  • 31 min BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) - GOAL! Xabi Alonso fires the free-kick through the wall to level the scores.
    5/3/2016 7:17:02 PM
  • 33 min BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) - PENALTY SAVED! Jan Oblak saves Thomas Muller's spot-kick and Bayern are stopped from going further ahead.
    5/3/2016 7:20:39 PM
  • 44 min BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) Bayern's pressing game is working wonders tonight - the ball has hardly been out of the Atletico half.
    5/3/2016 7:29:44 PM

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  • HALF-TIME BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) Scores level at present - Muller's penalty miss seeing to that. Extra-time as it stands..
    5/3/2016 7:32:40 PM
  • 46min BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) The players are back out and the second period is about to get under way.
    5/3/2016 7:46:02 PM
  • 46min BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) The Spainards make a change - Carrasco replacing Fernandez
    5/3/2016 7:49:51 PM
  • 52min BAY 1-0 ATL (1-1 on agg) Atletico have shown a little bit more intent since the break, but Bayern are still on command
    5/3/2016 7:55:45 PM
  • 54min BAY 1-1 ATL (1-2 on agg) - GOAL! Griezmann runs through on Neuer, just beating the offside trap, and coolly beats the German stopper. Atletico suddenly in the box seat.
    5/3/2016 7:57:21 PM
  • 66min BAY 1-1 ATL (1-2 on agg) Superb work from substitute Carrasco, borrowing away on the left wing and winning a free-kick to relieve the pressure on his team-mates and waste some time. Bayern need two  in 25 minutes.
    5/3/2016 8:09:00 PM
  • 67min BAY 1-1 ATL (1-2 on agg) Alonso fancies a second but fires straight at Oblak from outside the area.
    5/3/2016 8:10:18 PM
  • 74min BAY 1-1 ATL (1-2 on agg) Kingsley Coman, he of the Juventus turnaround, is on in place of Costa as Bayern continue to run out of time..
    5/3/2016 8:16:37 PM
  • 74min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) - GOAL! That switch certainly did the trick! Alaba sends a cross in from the left, Vidal heads back across goal and Lewandowski nods in. Bayern need one more to make the final.

    5/3/2016 8:17:56 PM
  • 82min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) Scorer Griezmann trudges off for Atletico, Thomas coming on his place, with the Spaniards having eight minutes to hold on.

    5/3/2016 8:25:52 PM
  • 83min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) - PENALTY! Atletico grab a fortunate spot-kick - Martinez bringing down Torres, albeit outside the box.
    5/3/2016 8:26:50 PM
  • 84min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) It's saved by Neuer - Torres' weak spot-kick repelled at the same end as Bayern, and Muller, missed in the first half. Bayern still in with a chance, and justice served with the penalty incident happening outside the box. What a game. 
    5/3/2016 8:28:17 PM
  • 89min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) Fine save from Oblak, adjusting to stop a deflected Alaba effort. The keeper is not sitting inside the area receiving attention.
    5/3/2016 8:32:58 PM
  • 90min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) Five minutes of injury-time to be played. Five minutes for Bayern to find a way to Milan next month.
    5/3/2016 8:33:24 PM
  • 90min BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg) Into stoppage time and the pressure is showing on Simeone - slapping the fourth official on the shoulder in frustration. Bayern shoot over and Koke is taken off by Atletico, replaced by former Manchester City, er, favourite, Stefan Savic. 90 seconds to go.
    5/3/2016 8:36:21 PM
  • FULL-TIME BAY 2-1 ATL (2-2 on agg, Atletico win on away goals) They've done it - Atletico into a second final in three seasons!
    5/3/2016 8:38:19 PM
  • The dejected Bayern players troop off as Diego Simeone salutes his travelling heroes. Pep Guardiola signs off his Champions League campaign with Bayern with a third successive semi-final exit, ahead of his move to Manchester City this summer.
    5/3/2016 8:40:40 PM
  • Atletico, that most defensive-minded of teams, have a second final to look forward to in three years. They could face neighbours Real again, in a rematch of the 2014 epic that they were seconds away from winning. Or they could face Manchester City, who head to the Bernabeu tomorrow night on the back of a first-leg goalless draw.
    5/3/2016 8:41:47 PM
  • Report: Bayern Munich 2 Atletico Madrid 1 (agg: 2-2)

    The IndependentAntoine Griezmann grabbed the decisive goal as Atletico Madrid hit Bayern Munich with a sucker punch to reach the Champions League final. Griezmann tucked away Atletico's first shot on target for the crucial away goal to cancel out Xabi Alonso's first-half strike. On a dramatic night with both sides missing a penalty, Robert Lewandowski put Bayern back ahead 2-1 on the night and levelled the tie 2-2 on aggregate.
    5/3/2016 9:34:05 PM
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