SEVILLE, Spain (AP) With the help of two deflected shots, Bayern Munich came from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 Tuesday in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.
After being outplayed by the hosts early on and conceding a 32nd-minute opener by Pablo Sarabia, Bayern rallied with an own goal by Jesus Navas before halftime and secured the victory with a second-half header by Thiago Alcantara. Both times the ball deflected off a defender to take Sevilla goalkeeper David Soria out of play.
Bayern now only needs a draw in the second leg in Munich next week to reach the semifinals for the fifth time in six seasons.
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Sevilla, playing in the last eight for the first time in 60 years, has never made it to the semifinals in the Champions League.