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And with Barcelona, Manchester City and Juventus - who were controversially beaten by Real Madrid in the final minute at Santiago Bernabeu - missing out, Heynckes must be incredibly confident that he can reclaim the treble he won with Bayern back in 2012-13, although the Bavarians must perform better than they did tonight to do so.
It was far from a supreme display from Heynckes’ side, but the job has been done. Sevilla threatened at times - Correa hitting the bar midway through the second half - but overall, Bayern have secured progression in comfortable fashion.
FULL TIME! Bayern are through to the semi-finals, joining Roma and Liverpool in the last four.
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Sandro Wagner has also picked up a booking.
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RED CARD! In the final minute of stoppage time, Sevilla's misery has now been compounded - Correa receiving his marching orders for a late lunge on Martinez.
We're into the closing minute of normal time, with Bayern in no danger at all of not sealing their place in the final four.
A third and final change from Heynckes, who is introducing Niklas Sule in place of Rafinha, who has been struggling since picking up that knock towards the end of the first half.
Clever from Robben, who uses his pace and quick feet to draw a clumsy foul from Nolito, as Bayern continue to frustrate their visitors. Five minutes remaining, plus stoppage time.
Simply pathetic play from Martinez. It is clever from the Spaniard, who has done well to stall a Sevilla counter, but you don’t like to see such blatant cheating conning the officials. Martinez went down after Banega had got past him in midfield, claiming to have taken a hand to the face. The referee fell for it, booking Sevilla’s playmaker, who was understandably furious, as he came nowhere close to making contact with the Bayern man.
A final roll of the dice now from Montella. On comes Nolito, with Franco Vazquez going off.
The Bayern fans are in great voice, with their side looking comfortable, even without having taken a lead. Kimmich is released down the right, and his dangerous cross to the back post forces Mercado to concede the corner.
A second change from Heynckes as Robert Lewandowski, who has been in the wars somewhat this evening, is replaced by Sandro Wagner.
HIGH AND WIDE! Sandro does well to tee up N’Zonzi 25 yards out, but the former Stoke City man loops his first-time strike high into the stands.
A first chance for Sandro to run at Rafinha, but the experienced Bayern defender easily forces the youngster out of play. Sevilla need to up their game to get anything here!
Robben finds space down the right and proceeds to square up Lenglet, but the young defender smartly forces the winger wide onto his weaker foot, and Soria is able to watch the eventual strike nestle into the side-netting.
And, here is that Bayern change. Franck Ribery goes off for Thiago.
Thiago is about to come on, but first, Montella makes his second switch. Pablo Sarabia makes way for Sandro Ramirez, who is still in the hunt for his first Sevilla goal since joining the club on loan from Everton in January.
Good pressing from Bayern, as N’Zonzi is forced into putting the ball out for a corner. Kimmich floats in a cross, but Soria rushes out to deal with it.
In response, Heynckes looks to be preparing a change of his own - Thiago going through the motions down on the touchline. It's still advantage Bayern in this one.
W. Ben Yedder
A first change now for Sevilla. Wissam Ben Yedder is off, and on comes Luis Muriel.
This is a real concern now for Lewandowski, as he goes down on the side clutching the ankle that he hurt earlier. It may well be that he got caught by Lenglet, but the Poland forward will have to be careful.
Those chances for Sevilla seem to have sparked Bayern into moving up a gear, with their attacks now possessing a bit more potency. As I type, James looks to curl a pinpoint finish into the top-left corner, but Soria is equal to it.
CLOSE! Now it’s Banega’s turn! He lets rip with a long-range strike, but his effort creeps past the upright and out for a goal kick.
OFF THE BAR! Well, Sevilla must have been listening! From a free-kick down the right, Navas picks out Correa, who turns a fantastic header goalwards. Ulreich is beaten, but the woodwork comes to Bayern's rescue.
Bayern have dominated since the restart, and Sevilla must now look to propel themselves forward and threaten Ulreich's goal. Remember, as it stands, Vincenzo Montella's side still need two goals to progress.
Ben Yedder has scored 10 goals in his 13 Champions League appearances, including eight in eight this season. Just three of those 10 goals have come away from home, however, and the former Toulouse forward has hardly been involved for Sevilla so far.
Another good save from Soria, who stands firm at his near post to parry away James’ powerful low strike.
A bit of a flare up now between Ulreich and Correa, with Bayern’s goalkeeper unhappy that Sevilla’s winger lunged in on him when attempting to get to a loose ball. The referee is quickly across to stem anything further between the pair, though.
MISS! That should have been 1-0 to Bayern! Rafinha does brilliantly to drive down the left and float in a perfectly-weighted cross to the back post, where Lewandowski is there to meet it. However, at the vital moment, he appears to be put off by his marker, and can only direct his header into the side-netting. That’s a huge let off for Sevilla.
Hopeful appeals for a penalty from Correa after he tussles with Kimmich, but there is nothing doing for the referee.
STAT - This is Just the second time in their last 20 Champions League home games that Bayern have failed to score in the first half.
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It’s so far so good from Sevilla in terms of keeping their hosts out, but the visitors must now look to create more threat going forward. They have carved out some decent half-chances, though have lacked the clinical edge to take full advantage of Bayern’s sloppiness.
A disappointing first-half for Bayern, who have not been able to transfer their overall dominance into clear-cut chances, although Soria has had to pull off good saves to deny both Lewandowski and Ribery.
HALF-TIME: Bayern Munich 0 (2) Sevilla 0 (1).
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Back to his feet, though clutching his shoulder, the Brazilian is now playing on - at leas until the end of the half.
Brave defending now at the other end - Rafinha diving in on Sarabia to prevent the winger running through on goal after Martinez had conceded possession deep in Bayern’s half. The full-back won the ball, but has taken a knock for his troubles, and play will again stop while he receives treatment.
STAT - Bayern have won 20 of their last 21 home Champions League games, losing only at this stage against Real Madrid last season (1-2).
WHAT A BLOCK! Immense defending from - of all people - Jesus Navas! The former Manchester City man netted an own goal in the first leg, but was in the right place at the right time to deny Ribery a tap in at the back post, as Bayern start to up the pressure.
Poor from Robben who, after he was set clear by Ribery’s superb diagonal, fails to find James with a simple pass before collecting the loose ball and curling an effort into the crowd.
SAVE! What a chance for Ribery! Bayern’s number seven engineered space for himself 18 yards out with a wonderful first touch, but Soria reacts sharply to keep out the Frenchman’s blistering effort.
STAT - Sevilla have never reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, with their only away win in the knockout stages of the competition coming at Old Trafford in the last round.
Great work from Ribery, as he rolls back the years with a powerful run into Sevilla’s box down the left, but his cross-cum-shot is well blocked - N’Zonzi rising highest to head the resulting corner clear. It comes back through Hummels, but his strike soars just over.
CLOSE! Rafinha finds space down the left and whips in a brilliant cross, but Lewandwoski is blocked off by Lenglet, and Robben can’t quite get there. The Poland international wanted a penalty, but the official was having none of it.
As it stands, Sevilla would have to win this one 2-0 to progress automatically, while only a result of 2-1 to Bayern during the 90 minutes would result in extra-time.
While Escudero wants to return to the field, Kimmich looks to take advantage by driving down Sevilla’s exposed left flank. Vazquez, however, had read the situation, and gets back to intervene.
There will be another pause in play now, Escudero receiving treatment following a clash of heads with Lewandowski.
Half a chance for Vazquez, as he stretches to get on the end of Correa’s throughball. The Italian’s strike was always heading away from goal, though.
That’s lucky! A period of Sevilla possession is cut short when Escudero gifts it back to James, who in turn slips it across to Ribery. The veteran’s touch is a poor one, though, and the visitors recover.
A slack pass from Banega enables Bayern to maintain a spell of pressure, but Sevilla’s defence recover quickly, eventually seeing it out for a goal-kick following some smart defending from Mercado and Lenglet at the front post.
STAT - Bayern have only failed to progress from one of their 16 previous European Cup/Champions League knockout ties in which they won the first leg away from home (vs Inter Milan in 2010-11).
Sevilla have settled into this one well, and are now starting to test Bayern’s line - while the hosts have been unusually sloppy in possession.
CLOSE! That could have been the opener for Sevilla! Correa isn't picked up as he makes a late dart into the area, but his first touch from Sarabia's cross is a poor one, allowing Ulreich to gather it in.
Kimmich now tries his luck from range, driving a low strike towards goal. Soria, though, is able to watch it float harmlessly off target.
It has certainly been an even start to this encounter, with Sevilla restricting Bayern to very little going forward for the most part, although the visitors’ must be sharper when they find themselves in the final third.
Lewandowski looks set to continue, and play goes on. Sevilla waste no time in feeding Sarabia on the edge of Bayern’s area, but the winger slams his effort over.
This could be a worry for Bayern, with Lewandowski staying down following a heavy challenge from N’Zonzi. The forward is receiving some treatment, for what appears to be a knock to his ankle. N’Zonzi, meanwhile, has picked up a booking.
STAT - Bayern’s first leg win in Seville was the first ever meeting between these sides in European competition. The German side have only lost three of their 19 home Champions League games against Spanish opponents (W13 D3), but did lose the most recent one (1-2 vs Real Madrid in April 2017).
CHANCE! Lewandowski is looking sharp, and has just been denied a goal by a fine save from Soria, who leapt high to tip the striker’s goal-bound header over.
This time, Escudero does well to force Robben wide, and the Dutch winger can only deliver a weak cross with his right foot, which Lenglet cuts out.
A first sighting of goal now for Robben, who cuts inside from the right and looks to curl an effort towards the far post, but it sails wide.
David Soria didn’t have a great game in the first leg following his recall in place of Sergio Rico, and Sevilla’s goalkeeper couldn’t get close to the resulting free-kick from James Rodriguez, which inches just over.
An early decision for the referee here, who shows a yellow card to Mercado after the Sevilla defender brought down Lewandowski, who had made a great run to get on the end of Muller’s pass. Should Sevilla qualify, Mercado would miss the first leg of the semi-final.
Bayern have only played two games at home since mid February prior to this evening, winning both fixtures - against Hamburg and Borussia Dortmund respectively - 6-0.
KICK-OFF! Bayern get proceedings underway at Allianz Arena!
Heynckes was quite critical of his Bayern side following their performance in the first leg, and he is sure to be demanding a much-improved display from his side this evening. Sevilla, meanwhile, will be buoyed by Roma’s performance against Barcelona yesterday - the Serie A side winning 3-0 at Stadio Olimpico to secure their place in the last four at the LaLiga giants’ expense.
Two changes in total from Vincenzo Montella from the Sevilla side that started in the first leg. Simon Kjaer and Guido Pizarro both drop out, with Gabriel Mercado and Ever Banega coming in. Wissam Ben Yedder, who netted both of Sevilla’s goals in their victory over Manchester United, starts up front.
Sevilla substitutes: Rico, Caricco, Pizarro, Muriel, Nolito, Arana, Sandro Ramirez.
Sevilla (4-2-3-1): Soria; Navas, Mercado, Lenglet, Escudero; Banega, N’Zonzi; Sarabia, Vazquez, Correa; Ben Yedder.
There is no Arturo Vidal for the hosts this evening, although there is still more than enough firepower in Bayern’s ranks. Heynckes has made three alterations from last week’s clash - Juan Bernat and Thiago also dropping out. Arjen Robben, Rafinha and James Rodriguez come in.
Bayern substitutes: Wagner, Sule, Thiago, Bernat, Rudy, Starke, Tolisso.
Bayern (4-1-4-1): Ulreich; Kimmich, Boateng, Hummels, Rafinha; Martinez; Robben, James Rodriguez, Muller, Ribery; Lewandowski.
And the Frenchman could well be in line to have a key impact again tonight, as he is named in Jupp Heynckes' starting XI. Let's get the team news in full, starting off with the home side.
Franck Ribery played a crucial part in that comeback - forcing Jesus Navas' own goal before crossing in for Thiago to head in Bayern's second in Andalusia, cancelling out Pablo Sarabia's opener.
Bayern - who crowned themselves Bundesliga champions for an unprecedented sixth successive season with a 4-1 victory over Augbsurg on Sunday - lead 2-1 from the first leg, having come from behind at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
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