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Phil Foden of Manchester City runs towards Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City as he celebrates with team mate Kyle Walker.  (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Phil Foden of Manchester City runs towards Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City as he celebrates with team mate Kyle Walker. (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Phil Foden of Manchester City runs towards Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City as he celebrates with team mate Kyle Walker. (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola was overwhelmed with emotion as his Manchester City side came from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund and plot a path to the Champions League semi-finals.

A superb strike from the outstanding Jude Bellingham saw the German side level their quarter-final tie after 15 minutes of the second leg at Signal Iduna Park.

City responded in the second half with a penalty from Riyad Mahrez and a fine effort from Phil Foden to win 2-1 on the night and progress 4-2 on aggregate.

The result ended City’s run of quarter-final frustration having gone out at the last-eight stage in each of the previous three years.

"I am incredibly happy for this club, for this chairman and for the fans, everyone," said Guardiola, as his side's quadruple bid stayed on track.

"It is the second time in the semi-finals so it is not history in the club, but we start to build it. We were brilliant except the first 10 minutes where they were good.

"I'm incredibly happy to be in the semi-finals, to be one of the best four teams in Europe, to be against big, strong teams and we will try to be good."

Guardiola's celebrations with Foden as he scored the winning goal provided the defining image of the night, as he admitted it was a moment to remember.

"He found me, he ran everyone and found me," said Guardiola of his young England star. "That's for all the club, all the people that work so hard, to achieve what we have achieved so far.

"We need three wins to win the Premier League, we are in the semi-finals of the Champions League, we are in semi-finals of the FA Cup and the final of Carabao Cup. It is incredible what we have done.

"We don't talk about winning all four. Now we take one game at a time."

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Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City scores their side's first goal past Marwin Hitz of Borussia Dortmund from the penalty spot.  (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City scores their side's first goal past Marwin Hitz of Borussia Dortmund from the penalty spot. (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City scores their side's first goal past Marwin Hitz of Borussia Dortmund from the penalty spot. (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Dortmund, who were aggrieved to have a goal disallowed in the first leg, felt the penalty award for handball against Emre Can was harsh but City, who also hit the woodwork through Kevin De Bruyne, were dominant overall.

Guardiola’s side also did well to keep the highly-rated Erling Haaland quiet although, in England international Bellingham, the hosts certainly possessed another tricky youngster.

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Yet Paddy Power have now trimmed City's odds to win the Champions League for the first time in their history to just 5/4, ahead of their semi-final opponents Paris Saint-German at 10/3.

Real Madrid are third favourites at 7/2, with Chelsea viewed as 4/1 outsiders.

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