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Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid (agg 2-2): Antoine Griezmann away goal sends Colchoneros to Champions League final

Published 03/05/2016

Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
Atletico's Antoine Griezmann, right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Bayern Munich and Atletico de Madrid in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Goalkeeper Jan Oblak of Atletico Madrid (13) saves a penalty kick from Thomas Mueller of Bayern Munich during UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on May 3, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Bayern's Xabi Alonso, second from right, celebrates with teammates, from left, Javi Martinez, David Alaba and Franck Ribery, after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Bayern Munich and Atletico de Madrid in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller looks to the ball after failing to score from the penalty spot during the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Bayern Munich and Atletico de Madrid in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso (L) scores the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Referee Cuneyt Cakir books Atletico's Jose Maria Gimenez, right, during the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Bayern Munich and Atletico de Madrid in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Bayern's Xabi Alonso, second from right, celebrates with teammates David Alaba, left, and Franck Ribery, after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Bayern Munich and Atletico de Madrid in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 03: Goalkeeper Jan Oblak of Atletico Madrid (13) saves a penalty kick from Thomas Mueller of Bayern Munich (25) during UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on May 3, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Atletico's Jose Maria Gimenez, left, and Bayern's Thomas Mueller go for a header during the Champions League second leg semifinal soccer match between Bayern Munich and Atletico de Madrid in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 03: Xabi Alonso of Bayern Munich (14) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal from a free kick during UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on May 3, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after his team opened the score during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Christof StacheCHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 03: Xabi Alonso of Bayern Munich (14) celebrates with Franck Ribery as he scores their first goal from a free kick during UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on May 3, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (C) celebrates after the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALLJOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal reacts during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / LUKAS BARTHLUKAS BARTH/AFP/Getty Images
Atletico Madrid's Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak saves Mueller's penalty during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / LUKAS BARTHLUKAS BARTH/AFP/Getty Images
Bayern Munich's fans display their team's colours prior to the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Christof StacheCHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images
Atletico Madrid's Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak (R) gets to the ball ahead of Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery (2nd R) during the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / LUKAS BARTHLUKAS BARTH/AFP/Getty Images
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 03: A Bayern Munich fan poses with an inflatabe trophy prior to UEFA Champions League semi final second leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on May 3, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Bayern Munich's fans cheer with a mock-up of the trophy prior to the UEFA Champions League semi-final, second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / LUKAS BARTHLUKAS BARTH/AFP/Getty Images

Antoine Griezmann grabbed the decisive goal as Atletico Madrid hit Bayern Munich with a sucker punch to reach the Champions League final.

Griezmann tucked away Atletico's first shot on target for the crucial away goal to cancel out Xabi Alonso's first-half strike.

On a dramatic night with both sides missing a penalty, Robert Lewandowski put Bayern back ahead 2-1 on the night and levelled the tie 2-2 on aggregate.

But they could not find a second as Atletico progressed on away goals, with Bayern suffering more semi-final woe while Diego Simeone's side will face either Real Madrid or Manchester City in Milan at the end of the month.

Atletico led courtesy of Saul Niguez's solo goal at the Vicente Calderon last week but Bayern had won their last 11 Champions League games in Munich.

The Spanish game plan was clear when goalkeeper Jan Oblak was warned about time-wasting with barely 25 minutes played.

Lewandowski had already headed a decent chance wide and was then twice denied by Oblak.

The striker attempted to snaffle the rebound after Franck Ribery's drive was saved, with Oblak perhaps fortunate not to give a penalty away for his challenge.

Then Thomas Muller was put clean through by Jerome Boateng but opted to pass rather than shoot, with Oblak blocking Lewandowski's effort.

Atletico's defence was breached for the first time in more than 10 hours when David Alaba was tripped on the edge of the area in the 31st minute.

Alonso drilled his free-kick hard and low and it took a big deflection off Jose Maria Gimenez on its way into the net to level the tie.

Moments later Gimenez was in the thick of the action again for the wrong reason as he tugged back Javi Martinez to give away a spot-kick.

However Oblak read Muller's side-footed penalty correctly, diving to his right to make a fine save.

Gimenez redeemed himself shortly before half-time with some last-ditch defending to block Muller's cross with Lewandowski poised to apply the finish.

Oblak and Gimenez's heroics were put into perspective nine minutes after the break when Griezmann grabbed Atletico's crucial away goal.

It was a classic counter-attack as Fernando Torres sent Griezmann racing through and the France international, played onside by David Alaba, kept his cool to whip the ball past Manuel Neuer.

Bayern now needed two goals to progress, and they got one when Lewandowski pounced from close range from Arturo Vidal's header back across goal.

However, Atletico were awarded a controversial penalty when Torres, seemingly just outside the area, was tripped by Martinez only for the striker to see his spot-kick palmed away by Neuer.

Bayern piled forward but could not find a way through in a frantic finish as Atletico held out to secure their passage to the San Siro.

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