Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Catalan referendum debacle

Read more

THE DEBATE

Confiscated vote? Escalation over banned Catalonia referendum

Read more

PEOPLE & PROFIT

Brexit and the city: Paris, Frankfurt, Dublin vying for new business

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai: 'I asked Macron to invest $300m in girls' education'

Read more

FRENCH CONNECTIONS

Is the French Senate a retirement club for old politicians?

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Burma should give access to investigators, says UN rights chief

Read more

FOCUS

Rohingya crisis: Monks with an ultranationalist agenda

Read more

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Mexico hit by another deadly earthquake

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

US Federal Reserve ends historic QE program

Read more

Sports

Lewandowski scores four goals as Dortmund rout Real

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2013-04-24

Borussia Dortmund routed Real Madrid 4-1 in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday evening, with Polish striker Robert Lewandowski stealing the limelight by scoring all four goals.

Forward Robert Lewandowski scored a stunning four goals to steer Borussia Dortmund to a 4-1 demolition of Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

Dortmund’s dazzling performance comes only a day after Bayern Munich crushed Barcelona 4-0 in the other semi-final first leg to raise the prospect of an all-German match-up in the final at Wembley in May.

Poland international Lewandowski, who looks set to leave after refusing to extend his contract past 2014, became the first person to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final, opening his account after eight minutes.

The 24-year-old added three more in the second half, including a penalty, leaving the nine-time European champions badly wounded. Cristiano Ronaldo had equalised just before the break for the Spaniards, who face a monumental task against still undefeated Dortmund in Tuesday’s home second leg.

(REUTERS)

Date created : 2013-04-24

  • FOOTBALL

    Clash of the titans as Bayern take on Barca

    Read more

  • GERMANY

    ‘Mr Clean’ of German football admits to tax fraud

    Read more

  • FOOTBALL

    Bayern Munich win Bundesliga with six games left

    Read more

COMMENT(S)