Champions League - 1st Leg
FC PortoFC Porto3Bayern MunichBayern Munich1

FC Porto 3-1 Bayern Munich

By Shamoon HafezBBC Sport
Ricardo Quaresma
Ricardo Quaresma scored twice in the opening nine minutes for Porto
  • Quaresma scores two in first nine minutes
  • Three defensive mistakes cost Bayern
  • Porto have not reached semi-finals since 2004
  • Bayern's unbeaten run in Portugal ends

Porto shocked Bayern Munich to take a first-leg lead in an entertaining Champions League quarter-final tie.

The Portuguese side went ahead early on through a Ricardo Quaresma penalty, after Manuel Neuer tripped striker Jackson Martinez in the box.

Winger Quaresma then dispossessed Dante before running through on goal and calmly slotting a second into the net.

Thiago pulled a goal back for Bayern, but Martinez grabbed a brilliant third. The return leg takes place on 21 April.

Porto hold a significant advantage in the tie as they aim to reach their first semi-final since winning the competition in 2004 under Jose Mourinho.

Their performance was built on hard work and pressure, before moving the ball quickly to the front, but they were helped by shambolic defending from Bayern.

A plethora of trophies
Porto: 27 league titles, 2 European Cups, 16 Portuguese Cups, 2 Uefa Cup/Europa League
Bayern: 24 league titles, 5 European Cups, 17 German Cups, 1 Uefa Cup

The Germans - who boasted an 11-game unbeaten run in Portugal - managed to claim an away goal, but missed key players including wingers Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, as well as midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Porto boss Julen Lopetegui and Bayern's Pep Guardiola played together at Barcelona in the 1990s, and 48-year-old Lopetegui's tactics were spot on at Estadio do Dragao.

The ex-Real Madrid Castilla man deployed a high-intensity pressing game, giving his former team-mate's side little time on the ball.

And it worked instantly as Bayern went behind after three minutes. Midfielder Xabi Alonso was caught in possession by the returning Martinez - playing after six weeks out with a groin injury - who attempted to round goalkeeper Neuer but was brought down.

The German received only a yellow card, as the Colombian front man had been running away from goal, and Quaresma dispatched the penalty.

Minutes later, former Barcelona and Inter Milan man Quaresma doubled the lead after nicking the ball from Dante, before keeping his composure to stroke home.

The visitors reduced the deficit through Thiago, who swept home Jerome Boateng's cross, but Martinez's beautifully taken third with instant control and cool finish - after the ball sailed over Boateng's head - leaves the five-time winners with much to do in the second leg.

Porto manager Julen Lopetegui: "It was fundamental that we tried our best to impose ourselves on Bayern and not give them a chance to settle.

"We are facing one of the strongest Bayern teams in history. The hardest part will be in Munich.

"We will need to produce a perfect performance in Germany next week to progress."

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola: "There's still another leg. We're a bit upset but we have six days to analyse it.

"We have players who were out a long time with injuries - their legs don't last very long,"

"It's a tough result to take into the second leg, but we'll give it a go."

Jackson Martinez
Striker Jackson Martinez played for the first time in six weeks for Porto after a groin injury
Pep Guardiola
Bayern lost in Portugal on the day Borussia Dortmund announced boss Jurgen Klopp is set to leave
Porto beat Bayern Munich in the 1987 European Cup final in Vienna
Bayern Munich players
Bayern are looking to reach the Champions League semi-finals for a fourth consecutive season


FC Porto

Formation 4-3-3

  • 12Ribeiro de Freitas
  • 2DaniloBooked at 83mins
  • 4Pereira Roque
  • 3Martins Indi
  • 26Lobo SilvaBooked at 37mins
  • 16Herrera
  • 6CasemiroBooked at 31mins
  • 30Torres MuñozSubstituted forNevesat 75'minutes
  • 7Ricardo QuaresmaSubstituted forEvandroat 84'minutes
  • 9Martínez
  • 8BrahimiSubstituted forSantos Fortesat 80'minutes


  • 1da Silva Arruda
  • 10Quintero
  • 13Reyes
  • 15Evandro
  • 17Santos Fortes
  • 36Neves
  • 99Aboubakar

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-3-1-2

  • 1NeuerBooked at 2mins
  • 13Ferreira de Souza
  • 17Boateng
  • 4Costa Santos
  • 18BernatBooked at 16mins
  • 21LahmBooked at 38mins
  • 3AlonsoSubstituted forBadstuberat 74'minutes
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 19GötzeSubstituted forRodeat 56'minutesBooked at 71mins
  • 25Müller
  • 9Lewandowski


  • 14Pizarro
  • 16Gaudino
  • 20Rode
  • 23Reina
  • 28Badstuber
  • 30Weiser
  • 33Lucic
Carlos Velasco Carballo

Match Stats

Home TeamFC PortoAway TeamBayern Munich
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Live Text

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    Match ends, FC Porto 3, FC Bayern München 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, FC Porto 3, FC Bayern München 1.

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    Foul by Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München).

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    Danilo (FC Porto) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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    Attempt saved. Dante (FC Bayern München) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Juan Bernat with a cross.

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    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Martins Indi.

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    Foul by Jerome Boateng (FC Bayern München).

  8. Post update

    Alex Sandro (FC Porto) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Danilo.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München).

  11. Post update

    Alex Sandro (FC Porto) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Porto. Evandro Goebel replaces Ricardo Quaresma.

  13. Booking

    Danilo (FC Porto) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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    Juan Bernat (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Danilo (FC Porto).

  16. Post update

    Sebastian Rode (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Ruben Neves (FC Porto).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, FC Porto. Hernani replaces Yacine Brahimi.

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    Corner, FC Bayern München. Conceded by Danilo.

  20. Post update

    Hand ball by Ricardo Quaresma (FC Porto).