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Dortmund hold on despite late Real rally

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Borussia Dortmund qualified for their second ever Champions League final on Tuesday, beating Real Madrid 4-3 on aggregate despite losing the second leg of their semi-final 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu. 

Dortmund's Lukasz Piszczek (R), Jakub "Kuba" Blaszczykowski (2nd R) and Neven Subotic (3rd R) celebrate at the end of the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg football match against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 30, 2013. Borussia Dortmund qualified for the Champions League final despite losing 2-0 to Real Madrid as they prevailed 4-3 on aggregate.

Needing a huge turnaround from the first leg last week, Real seemed to have run out of steam after Gonzalo Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mesut Ozil had passed up early opportunities.

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