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Bayern thrashing signals end of an era for Barca

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Barcelona's humiliation in their 4-0 defeat by Bayern Munich on Tuesday confirmed the suspicion of the clash between the two coming at a crossover point between a Barca on the wane and a Bayern ready to impose their own era of dominance. 

Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller after the fourth goal during the UEFA Champions league first leg semi-final football match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Munich on April 23, 2013. Barcelona's humiliation in their 4-0 defeat by Bayern Munich on Tuesday confirmed the suspicion of the clash between the two coming at a crossover point between a Barca on the wane and a Bayern ready to dominate.

Bayern are hardly newcomers to the European top table -- should they complete their passage to next month's final at Wembley it will be their third final in four years -- but the fact they still haven't won the competition since 2001 creates the impression that their best is still to come.

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