Unfancied by some, Dortmund’s triumph against Jose Mourinho’s s Real came in two forms: devastating attack at home, measured, concentrated defence away - at least until those last few scrambled minutes. If they are the coming team, Real and Mourinho are going — their separate ways probably. This was a second consecutive semi-final failure at home. It was Bayern last year.
Remontada historicas — historic comebacks — was the theme Real have pushed since last Wednesday. Madrid have come back from some serious deficits in the past, including being 4-1 down against Derby County in 1976 and winning 5-1 in extra-time at home.