WATCH: Dreadful first half from Atletico Madrid sees Borussia Dortmund overturn first leg deficit

Atletico Madrid led 2-1 going into tonight’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Borussia Dortmund, having won last week at the Civitas Metropolitano. However, that advantage was completely wiped out inside five first half minutes, with the Bundesliga giants 2-0 up at the interval.

Alvaro Morata missed a golden chance early on for Atleti, and it came back to bite them. Julian Brandt scores the opening goal on the night to make it 2-2 on aggregate, drilling home a lovely strike after a great assist from Mats Hummels.

Five minutes later, Dortmund went 2-0 up, which also has them 3-2 ahead in the tie. Ian Maatsen with the goal which has left Atleti staring down the barrel of an exit from this season’s Champions League.

A huge response is needed from Atletico Madrid in the second half. Diego Simeone will need to inspire his side to a big performance, otherwise their involvement in the Champions League will be done for another season.

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