Thomas Tuchel: 'Bus attack will make Borussia Dortmund stronger'

Dortmund's team bus is damaged after an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund Germany. German prosecutors say they’re

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim promised his team would stay true to their offensive style in the semi-finals.

Juventus join holders Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Monaco in Friday's semi-final draw. "I wish them the best and I think they can win the title". Leading the way is Radamel Falcao, the Colombian striker and team captain having scored his 27th of the season against Dortmund in a campaign that has relaunched his career after miserable loan spells at Manchester United and Chelsea. "We haven't won anything, but we have made history", said Jardim with a nod to that run.

The Germans lost 3-1 to AS Monaco at the Stage Louis II to bow out of the Champions League 6-3 on aggregate at the quarter-final stage.

AS Monaco are in scary form in the Champions League this season. "Because our DNA is to attack and to always try and score".

"It's only eight days after the awful attack so we shouldn't lend too much significance to the team's performance", added Tuchel, who was taking charge of Dortmund for the 100th time. Then we made too many mistakes in our passing and positioning.

Borussia Dortmund says French police stopped the team bus leaving the team hotel for 20 minutes before Wednesday's Champions League game against Monaco - one week after Dortmund's bus was attacked prior to the home leg.

Police delayed the bus for around 20 minutes, delaying kickoff for about five minutes.

"We wanted to leave at 7:15 p.m".

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"It was the worst thing that could happen a week after the attack, everyone was on the bus ready to go but we were not allowed to".

His latest goal, three minutes into the match, set Monaco on their way to another stunning victory over a heavily favoured side and also sealed a new precedent in Champions League football.

Dortmund keeper Roman Burki could only parry the ball, which fell straight to Mbappe and the 18-year-old coolly slotted into the bottom left corner.

"In the first leg it was impossible to be at a normal level, in terms of concentration".

A normally loose Monaco side defended stoutly before wrapping up the tie for good when Valere Germain scored in the 81st minute, just 22 seconds after coming off the bench to replace the impressive Mbappe.

After the drama of last week's attack, this was a welcome return to euphoric, attacking football that was a joy to watch from start to finish.

The deciding game takes place in France on April 19 at 2.45 PM ET.

Mbappe was sprung down the right channel moments later, but dragged his right-footed shot from an angle wide of the far post.

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