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Video: Benfica 2-2 Bayern (2-3 agg) match report as Guardiola’s men march on

Bayern Munich secured their place in the Champions League semi-finals, not without another difficult night as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Benfica on Wednesday night.

Raul Jimenez had given the hosts the lead, before goals from Arturo Vidal and this effort from Thomas Muller turned the game around.

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In turn, Bayern advance 3-2 on aggregate and will now await the semi-finals draw on Friday to find out whether or not Pep Guardiola will face an awkward date with Manchester City.

The Spaniard has already confirmed that he will be taking charge at the Etihad next season, and so it would undoubtedly be an intriguing contest after City advanced at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday.

However, Bayern have plenty to be concerned about in their own camp having been pushed to the limit again following their tough encounters with Juventus in the last round.

Benfica deserve an enormous amount of credit for the performances that they produced in both legs, but ultimately it wasn’t enough to stop the Bundesliga champions who march on in search of a treble this season.

Nevertheless, it was Anderson Talisca who produced the highlight of the night even though it failed to inspire a late comeback, as he scored with this stunning free-kick.

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