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Van Persie hat-trick as United join Dortmund in the Champions League quarters


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Van Persie hat-trick as United join Dortmund in the Champions League quarters

Manchester United had erased the 2-0 deficit from the first leg in Athens thanks to two goals by Robin van Persie by half-time.

The Dutchman then got his hat-trick early in the second half from a free kick.

A sad end to the night for van Persie as he was carried off injured. United win 3-0 on the night 3-2 on aggregate.

Zenit 4-2 down from the first leg against Dortmund took the lead thanks to a superb strike by Hulk.
Dortmund captain Sebastian Kehl restored the aggregate score 4 minutes later.
Zenit scored again thanks to Rondon. Not enough for Zenit. Dortmund through 5-4 on aggregate.

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