Robben hits killer blow
Bayern Munich 2
(Agg: 4-4. Bayern win on away goals)
Published 10/03/2010 | 05:00
Arjen Robben smashed a 30-yard strike into the back of the net for Bayern Munich to break Fiorentina hearts in a pulsating Champions League last-16 second-leg tie in Florence.
Moments before Robben struck home fans were celebrating as Stevan Jovetic's second goal in 10 frantic minutes had put Fiorentina 3-1 up on the night and 4-3 up on aggregate. Munich, 2-0 down after 54 minutes, responded through Mark van Bommel on the hour mark before Robben struck that all-important second away goal.
It was a cruel end to Fiorentina's European adventure. The Italians were clearly aggrieved after the first leg against Munich three weeks ago ended with Miroslav Klose scoring a clearly offside goal to hand the Germans a 2-1 lead.