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Sevilla earn narrow lead against Leicester

Sevilla's Argentinian midfielder Joaquin Correa (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match Sevilla FC vs Leicester City at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on February 22, 2017. / AFP / CRISTINA QUICLER        (Photo credit should read CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Goals from Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa, who had earlier missed a penalty, gave Sevilla victory against Leicester, whose hopes were revived by Jamie Vardy’s late reply. A late Jamie Vardy goal revived Leicester hopes against Sevilla after Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa – who also had an early penalty saved – had seemingly put the Spanish hosts in control of their ...

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Advantage Juventus as pressure on ten-man Porto tells

Juventus' Croatian forward Marko Pjaca (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match FC Porto vs Juventus at the Dragao stadium in Porto on February 22, 2017. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Second-half substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves both had an immediate impact as Juventus eventually made the most of Alex Telles’s 27th-minute red card. Substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves ended Porto’s stubborn resistance as Juventus took a big step towards the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. The Portuguese hosts held out for 45 minutes after two bookings in the space ...

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UEFA Champions League: Clinical Atlético leave Leverkusen lagging

LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Saul Niguez #8 of Atletico scores the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Bayer Leverkusen and Club Atletico de Madrid at BayArena on February 21, 2017 in Leverkusen, Germany.  (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Saúl Ñíguez and Antoine Griezmann scored in the first half and Kevin Gameiro and Fernando Torres in the second as Atlético Madrid earned a 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen. First-half goals by Saúl Ñíguez and Antoine Griezmann were followed after the break by strikes from Kevin Gameiro and substitute Fernando Torres as Atlético Madrid produced a clinical counterattacking display at ...

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UEFA Champions League: Man City rally to beat Monaco 5-3

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21:  Leroy Sane of Manchester City (R) celebrates as he scores their fifth goal with Pablo Zabaleta (L) during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Manchester City FC and AS Monaco at Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester City came from behind twice to secure a crucial two-goal advantage after a classic Champions League last-16 tie against Monaco at Etihad Stadium. On a night of fluctuating fortunes and thrilling football, Pep Guardiola’s side were on the precipice in this tournament before dragging themselves back to ensure they go into the return in Monaco with a priceless lead. ...

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Champions League: Madrid flex goalscoring muscles to halt Napoli

selves. They will need 90 minutes like that at the San Paolo to have any chance of overturning the deficit.

 Casemiro (Real Madrid) & Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli)
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 Casemiro (Real Madrid) & Marek Hamšík (Napoli)
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 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
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 Dries Mertens (Napoli) & Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
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 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
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 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) & Pepe Reina (Napoli)
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 Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
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Eye-catching goals were the order of the day as Real Madrid recovered from 1-0 down to end Napoli‘s 18-match unbeaten run in spectacular fashion at the Santiago Bernabéu. Real Madrid recovered from a goal down to end Napoli‘s 18-game unbeaten run in spectacular fashion at the Santiago Bernabéu. Madrid picked themselves up, dusted themselves down and came right back at ...

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Champions League: Five-star Bayern inflict Arsenal repeat

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15:  Team members of Muenchen celebrate the 3rd goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

For the second season running, Bayern München were 5-1 winners against Arsenal, three of the goals coming in a decisive 11-minute spell early in the second half. A devastating spell of three goals in 11 minutes early in the second half helped  Bayern München to a memorable victory against Arsenal, who were beaten 5-1 in Munich for the second season ...

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UCL Preview: Real Madrid v Napoli: line-ups, form guide

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Holders Madrid eyeing seventh straight quarter-final appearance Free-scoring Napoli unbeaten in 18 matches in all competitions Merengues have won 28 of last 33 European home games, losing once Dries Mertens has scored 14 goals in last 11 outings Italian visitors have full-strength squad to choose from Possible line-ups: Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro, Modrić; Vázquez, Benzema, ...

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UCL: Clinical Benfica punish profligate Dortmund

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Kostas Mitroglou scored from Benfica’s only shot on target as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a penalty saved amid a host of missed chances by dominant Dortmund. Borussia Dortmund were left to rue a host of missed opportunities – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s penalty chief among them – as Kostas Mitroglou’s predatory effort earned Benfica a narrow first-leg lead to take to Germany in three weeks. Mitroglou ...

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UCL: Brilliant Paris blow Barcelona away

Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona on February 14, 2017 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. / AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain produced a masterful display to dismantle Barcelona, Ángel Di María scoring twice and Julian Draxler and Edinson Cavani once each in a remarkable 4-0 win. Paris Saint-Germain produced a display of sustained attacking brilliance to overwhelm Barcelona at the Parc des Princes, Ángel Di María scoring two fine goals and Julian Draxler and Edinson Cavani each contributing memorable ...

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