Borussia Dortmund's match-winner Marcel Schmelzer described his side's Champions League victory over Real Madrid midweek as a "dream come true".
However, full-back Schmelzer was on hand to volley home in the 64th minute and send his side top of Group D with seven points.
A victory at the Bernabeu in a fortnight will send it through to the knockout stage.
"It is an incredibly great night," said Schmelzer. "It is a dream come true when you beat Real Madrid at home.
"Then to score the winning goal – I don't think I will sleep at all."
The result came only days after a 2-1 defeat to Schalke in the Bundesliga left it 12 points off leader Bayern Munich.
"This win shows the critics that not only can we hold our own in
It was particularly satisfying for the German full-back, who was criticised by
Low made an apology for the harshness of his comments and Dortmund coach
UEFA Champions League
Borussia Dortmund defender Lukasz Piszczek will undergo hip surgery after this weekend's UEFA Champions League final against Bayern Munich.