Bayern Munich defeated Barcelona 3-2 in the return leg of their Champions League semifinal but could not prevent Pep Guardiola’s former team from advancing to the final 5-3 on aggregate on Tuesday.
Neymar scored two first-half goals to make sure Barcelona would go through following its 3-0 victory in the home leg last week.
Bayern needed to score while keeping Barcelona’s high-powered attack in check. Bayern scored early through Medhi Benatia to gain some hope, but Neymar replied quickly and Barcelona booked a place in the June 6 final in Berlin despite second-half goals by Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller for the home side.
Barcelona will play either Juventus or Real Madrid. Juventus leads 2-1 going into the Madrid leg of the semifinal on Wednesday.