Javier Pastore helped inspire Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-1 victory over Metz on Tuesday night as the reigning Ligue 1 champions moved two points clear at the top of the division.
The visitors had hoped to fire a statement of their ambitions but were comprehensively dismantled at Allianz Arena by an imperious Bavarian showing before the break.
Tim Sherwood's men fought back from a goal down to book a meeting with Arsenal in the showpiece at Wembley, despite the Reds taking the lead on Sunday afternoon.
The Gunners progress to the final of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Reading as Alexis Sanchez scores a brace, with his second coming in the first period of extra-time.
The Argentine scored twice before the Uruguayan striker added a third as the champions made light of the suspension of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The former Barcelona boss believes his team have adapted to his philosophy excellently in their strong recent run and singled out Ashley Young and Marouane Fellaini for praise.