Marseille and Bayern through

Updated: March 13, 2012

Marseille qualified for the Champions League quarterfinals despite losing 2-1 to Inter Milan following a dramatic match at San Siro on Tuesday.

After Diego Milito had drawn Inter level on aggregate in the tie, substitute Brandao scored an injury-time goal that took Marseille through despite an even later penalty from Giampaolo Pazzini that meant the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate.

Marseille went through on the away goals rule.

In the nights other game, Mario Gomez scored four goals as Bayern Munich destroyed Champions League upstarts Basle 7-0 to reach the quarterfinals.

The rampant Bavarians, who scored seven for the second match in a row, handsomely avenged their shock 1-0 first-leg defeat as they went through 7-1 on aggregate to keep alive their dream of playing the final in their own Allianz Arena stadium.

Basle’s hopes of becoming the first Swiss team to reach the quarterfinals for 33 years were in tatters by halftime as Arjen Robben, Thomas Mueller and Gomez put Bayern 3-0 ahead.

Gomez added three more 18 minutes after halftime, leaving him one short of Lionel Messi’s record Champions League haul against Bayer Leverkusen, as Bayern handed the Swiss their worst-ever European defeat.

Robben completed the scoring with nine minutes left

It was the biggest winning margin in a Champions League knockout match and Bayern’s most emphatic victory in the Champions League.