Dortmund (Germany): Poland striker Robert Lewandowski netted all four goals in Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 win over Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final, first-leg to strengthen the possibility of an all-German final at Wembley on May 25.
     
After Bayern Munich's 4-0 hammering of Barcelona on Tuesday in the other semi-final, Borussia followed the German champions' example.
    
Dortmund were as clinical as Bayern as they floored Jose Mourinho's Real who narrowly avoided suffering their worst defeat in the competition - AC Milan beating them 5-0 in what was then the European Cup in the 1988/89 campaign.
    
"We have taken only the first step, but of course we are happy," said Lewandowski, who became the first player to score four goals in a Champions League semi-final.
    
"I am pleased with the four goals, but now we want to reach the final." Just as Lionel Messi had failed to shine for a subdued Barcelona at Bayern on his return from a hamstring injury, Real star Cristiano Ronaldo was fairly anonymous apart from scoring the visitors only goal.
    
Real coach Jose Mourinho, already a two-time winner of the trophy with Porto and Inter Milan, conceded that Dortmund had been the better side but insisted his side could pull off a remarkable comeback.
    
"I have learnt that anything can happen in football, it will be tough next week, but nothing is impossible and my footballers will try to show that next Tuesday," said Mourinho.

(Agencies)

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