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Bayern hit five to kill off Sporting hopes

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  • Bayern Munich crush Sporting Lisbon 5-0 to all-but-secure quarterfinal place
  • Franck Ribery and Luca Toni score two each with Miroslav Klose also netting
  • It leaves German champions certainties to reach Champions league last eight
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(CNN) -- Luca Toni and Franck Ribery both scored twice as Bayern Munich thumped Sporting Lisbon 5-0 in Portugal to all-but secure their place in the Champions League quarterfinals.

Ribery (center) celebrates one of his goals as Bayern Munich thumped Sporting Lisbon 5-0.

Ribery (center) celebrates one of his goals as Bayern Munich thumped Sporting Lisbon 5-0.

French internationalo Ribery opened the scoring three minutes from half-time when he rode two challenges before tucking his shot under goalkeeper Tiago.

The Bundesliga champions doubled their advantage in the 57th minute when Massimo Oddo's cross was flicked on by fellow-Italian Toni, with the ball eventually going in off Miroslav Klose.

Ribery added his second, and Bayern's third, from the penalty spot six minutes later -- sending Tiago the wrong way after defender Philipp Lahm had been fouled in the area by Fabio Rochemback.

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The fourth came in the 84th minute when Toni rose above the Sporting defense to nod in an impressive header for his first-ever Champions League goal.

And the striker added his second in injury time when stabbing home from close range as Sporting completely capitulated in their maiden last 16 appearance.

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