Lineups out: Can Lewandowski, Reus work Dortmund miracle against Real?


It is, of course, possible that Dortmund overcomes a three-goal deficit to beat Real Madrid in their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal second leg on Tuesday. Stranger things have happened than a strong offensive team scoring a bunch of goals.

But there’s no question it will not only take the return of Robert Lewandowski but also a pure performance that’s as perfect as it is potent.

Real counters without Cristiano Ronaldo but with plenty of experience and Gareth Bale, who’s fresh off a long-range hammer goal.

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Borussia Dortmund:  Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Friedrich, Hummels, Durm, Jojic, Kirch, Grosskreutz, Mkhitaryan, Reus, Lewandowski

Real Madrid: Pepe, Ramos, Coentrão, Benzema, Bale, Xabi Alonso, Carvajal, Modric, Di María, Illarra