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Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 February 2008, 15:26 GMT
When the Dons beat Munich

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

Bayern captain Paul Breitner (left) poses with his Dons counterpart Willie Miller before the big kick-off at Pittodrie

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

Bayern's Klaus Augenthaler grabbed a crucial away goal after only 10 minutes to leave the Dons with a mountain to climb

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

Bayern boasted the cream of the German national team in their ranks - Augenthaler, Breitner and star striker Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

But this Aberdeen side had a never-say-die attitude and equalised through Neil Simpson (right) before half-time

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

The Scots had secured a terrific goalless draw in the first leg in Munich and Simpson's strike put them right back in the tie

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

The determined Dons (Gordon Strachan and Willie Miller shown here) worked hard to thwart the Germans' precise passing but Hans Pfugler put Bayern 2-1 up on the hour

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

Still Sir Alex Ferguson's men refused to buckle and Alex McLeish equalised for the second time after 76 minutes

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

But with Bayern ahead on away goals, Aberdeen needed a winner to go through to the semi-finals of the competition

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

And a minute later, with the Pittodrie crowd still buzzing, super-sub John Hewitt popped up to make it 3-2 to Aberdeen

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

The mighty Bayern were left shellshocked and incredulous as Aberdeen completed a stirring comeback against the odds

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

And the Aberdeen players took a well-deserved bow in front of their supporters after an unforgettable European night

Aberdeen 3-2 Bayern Munich

Sir Alex Ferguson's heroes went on to lift the trophy that season, beating Real Madrid 2-1 in the final in Gothenburg - and that man Hewitt struck again with a last-gasp winner!



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13 Feb 08 |  Europe


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