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Injury, suspension dampens Dortmund's progression

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Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp admitted injuries to defender Marcel Schmelzer and striker Robert Lewandowski's suspension have taken the shine off their progress into the Champions League's quarter-finals. 

Zenit's goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev eyes the ball after failling to save it during the last 16 second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Borussia Dortmund vs Zenit St Petersburg in Dortmund, western Germany on March 19, 2014

Last season's finalists reached the quarter-finals despite losing 2-1 at home to Zenit St Petersburg in Wednesday's last-16 second-leg clash -- their 4-2 first-leg victory allowing the German side to claim a 5-4 aggregate win.

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