Some outstanding draws were held in the quarterfinal of the Champions League. Borussia Dortmund made a return to the quarters after a 15-year absence and their run has continued into the semifinals.
PSG and Juventus were the other clubs that were returning to the last-8 stage but their European campaigns were cut short by Barcelona and Bayern Munich respectively.
Malaga run in the Champions League came to an end as they conceded two goals in the injury time and lost 3-2. Real Madrid saw Galatasary off easily even though goals from Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba in the return leg took the Turkish side within striking range but injury time goal from Cristiano Ronaldo sealed their fate.
PSG played the matches of their lives as they managed to keep Barcelona from winning – both the legs were drawn and Barca won on away goals. Juventus was no match for Bayern Munich who beat the Old Lady 4-0 on aggregate.
The draws for the semifinals of the Champions League were held on April 12th, 2013.
Champions League Semifinal Draw
Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid
First Leg: 23rd and 24th April 2013
Second Leg: 30th April and 1st May 2013
25th May 2013 at Wembley Stadium, London, England.
Also see: The Europa League Semifinal Draw.