Monaco beats Dortmund to reach Champions League semifinals

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Meanwhile, Dortmund bow out after a tie overshadowed by the bomb attack on the team's bus last week that forced the first leg to be postponed by a day.

MONACO attempt to reach the Champions League semi-finals when they take on Borussia Dortmund.

Monaco leads 3-2 from the first leg heading into Wednesday evening's match at Stade Louis II.

It's the second-legs of the Champions League quarterfinals on Fox Sports.

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Kylian Mbappe and Radamel Falcao struck early as Monaco reached the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-1 home win over Borussia Dortmund in an enthralling game that sealed a 6-3 aggregate victory.

"The police was there to escort us and we asked them why we couldn't move and they just said 'for safety reasons.' You can imagine that eight days after the attack that [this is] the worst thing that can happen".

Leaving aside the hard circumstances of the first leg, the scale of the task facing 1997 European champions Dortmund is a huge one - prior to this week only two teams had won a Champions League knockout tie after losing the first leg at home.

The French side are also in the driving seat in Ligue 1, three points ahead of champions Paris St Germain with six games left, having scored 90 goals in 32 games. However, the competition was shorter then - Dynamo went straight from the group stage to the quarter-finals, while Monaco needed to beat Manchester City in the last 16 before facing Dortmund.

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That proved to be enough to take Monaco over the line, and they will be in the draw for the last four. "We played well in Dortmund in the second half despite the circumstances".

If Dortmund are going to overcome Monaco, with away goals certainly not on their side, then Reus will need to perform. The lead by 3-2 from the first leg but they will know that their opponents are still very risky on the break and have a lot of good players in their side.

"We started well with one or two risky moves where we found some space and then conceded an unlucky goal", said Tuchel.

Much like in the first leg, the action was end to end and Bernardo Silva crashed a free header straight at Burki, while at the other end Sahin saw a curling 25-yard free-kick hit the inside of the right post and bounce clear. We're the team that's played the most games in all of Europe. I try to do what I know how to do and for now it's working.

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