- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 9, 2013

DORTMUND, Germany — Marco Reus and Felipe Santana scored in second-half stoppage time during an incredible comeback, and Borussia Dortmund advanced to the Champions League semifinals for the first time in 15 years by beating Malaga 3-2 Wednesday night following a scoreless first leg last week.

Real Madrid reached the final four for the third straight year, holding off Galatasaray to advance on 5-3 aggregate despite a 3-2 loss in Istanbul. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first and final goals of the game for Madrid, giving him 48 goals in 47 matches this season — including a Champions League-leading 11.

At Dortmund, Malaga build a 2-1 lead on goals by Joaquin in the 25th and Eliseu in the 82nd around Robert Lewandowski’s 40th-minute goal for the hosts. Reus’ goal in the first minute of stoppage time tied the aggregate — leaving Dortmund behind on away goals — and Santana scored in the third minute from what appeared to be an offside position after a goal-mouth scramble.

Dortmund had not reached the semis since 1998, a year after its only title in Europe’s top club tournament.

Under coach Manuel Pellegrini, Malaga was trying to become the first team to reach the semis in its Champions League debut since Villarreal in 2006, also coached by Pellegrini.

Coming off a 3-0 win at home this week, Madrid went ahead on Ronaldo’s seventh-minute goal, which left Galatasaray needing five to win. Goals by Emmaneul Eboue in the 57th, Wesley Sneijder in the 71st and Didier Drogba in the 72nd cut the aggregate gap before Ronaldo scored in the second minute of stoppage time.

On Wednesday, Barcelona hosts Paris Saint-Germain after a 2-2 draw in the first leg and tries to reach its eighth straight semifinal. Juventus is home trying to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Bayern Munich.

The semifinals draw is Friday.


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