Robert Lewandowski scored all four goals for his club to lead Borussia Dortmund to a 4-1 overReal Madrid 4-1 on Wednesday night in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal.
Cristiano Ronaldo kept Real’s hopes in the tournament alive with a vital away goal in the 43rd to temporarily tie the match at 1-1.
The clubs will clash again in Spain on April 30th in Madrid with Real facing an uphill battle against the last remaining undefeated team in the tournament.
Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller; Piszczek (Grosskreutz, 83), Subotic, Hummels, Schmelzer; Bender, Gündogan (Schieber, 90); Blaszczykowski (Kehl, 82), Götze; Reus, Lewandowski.
Real Madrid: Diego López; Ramos, Varane, Pepe, Coentrao; Khedira, Xabi Alonso (Kaka, 80); Özil, Modric (Di María, 68), Cristiano Ronaldo, Higuaín (Benzema, 68).
Goals: 1-0, m.8: Lewandowski. 1-1, m.43: Cristiano Ronaldo. 2-1, m.50: Lewandowski. 3-1, m.55: Lewandowski. 4-1, m.67: Lewandowski (penalty).