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CL: Atletico Madrid edge Bayern Munich to enter final on away goals

Atletico Madrid stormed into their second Champions League final in the last three seasons despite a 2-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in their semifinal second leg away.

Atletico came into the second leg with a 1-0 lead from their home game.

Atletico Madrid entered the final after a 2-2 aggregate against Bayern Munich but went ahead on away goals.

Atletico Madrid's players celebrate winning the UEFA Champions League semi-final
Atletico Madrid's players celebrate winning the UEFA Champions League semi-final. Pic/ AFP

Entering the match trailing by one goal Bayern's Xabi Alonso scored the first goal in the 31st minute. But in the second half, Atletico converted an equalizer in the form of Griezmann. Bayern could only manage one more goal that came in the 74th minute by striker Robert Lewandowski.

Bayern Munich players leave the pitch
Bayern Munich players leave the pitch after their loss. Pic/ AFP

Atletico Madrid will now face the winners of the second semifinal match between Real Madrid and Manchester City.

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