Posted: Tuesday March 5, 2013 4:39 PM

Dortmund beats Donetsk 3-0 to advance

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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -Borussia Dortmund beat Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time since it won the competition in 1997.

Felipe Santana scored in the 31stminute, Mario Goetze in the 37th and Jakub Blaszczykovski in the 59th to complete the victory that sent the German champion through 5-2 on aggregate.

The Champions League is Dortmund's only chance to win a trophy this season. Dortmund achieved the domestic double last season but has been eliminated from the German Cup by Bayern Munich and is 17 points behind the Bavarians in the Bundesliga.

Dortmund was without central defender Mats Hummels, down with the flu. But his replacement Santana got Dortmund rolling with the first goal of the match.

 
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