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Paris beaten at last, Bayern extend lead

Paris Saint-Germain lost 2-1 at Strasbourg – their first defeat in 26 games – on a day when Bayern München extended their lead atop the Bundesliga Beşiktaş beat Galatasaray.

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Juventus sink Napoli while CSKA and Dost shine

Gonzalo Higuaín scored the only goal as Juventus ended Napoli’s unbeaten Serie A record while CSKA were rampant and Bas Dost continued his prolific form on Friday night.

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Champions League matchday six: all you need to know

The matches, the ways to win, the links you need, the lowdown: welcome to our bitesize guide to Tuesday and Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League action.

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Paris and City maintain top domestic spots

Neymar got Paris’s winner and Man. City maintained their Premier League lead, while Barcelona and Real Madrid breezed through their Copa del Rey ties; see how our contenders got on.

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Dortmund face daunting task at Real Madrid

Real Madrid will look to finish their Group H campaign on a high against eliminated Borussia Dortmund, who are seeking the consolation of a place in the UEFA Europa League.

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Stakes high for APOEL at Tottenham

APOEL will not want for motivation as they take on Group H winners Tottenham at Wembley, the Cypriot club still having a chance of claiming the section’s UEFA Europa League place.

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Leipzig aim to get better of Beşiktaş

Leipzig could yet extend their debut European campaign into the knockout rounds as they conclude their Group G campaign at home to section winners Beşiktaş.

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Porto out to make progress against Monaco

There will be contrasting ambitions for Porto and Monaco on matchday six; while the home side are targeting a place in the knockout rounds, their visitors have only pride to play for.

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Napoli need Feyenoord win and help elsewhere

Napoli kept themselves in contention with a vital win on matchday five but to have any chance of reaching the knockout rounds they must end Group F with victory at point-less Feyenoord.

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Shakhtar out to make point against perfect Manchester City

Shakhtar Donetsk are within a point of reaching the round of 16, but getting over the line might be easier said than done against a Manchester City side who have won all five games.

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Liverpool and Spartak set for Anfield showdown

Liverpool and Spartak Moskva face a fraught finale to Group E at Anfield, with the home side needing a point to progress while only a win will do for their Russian visitors.

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Sevilla seek progress via Maribor success

Having mounted a remarkable comeback last time out, Sevilla travel to Slovenia knowing that three points aginst Group E’s bottom side Maribor will take them into the last 16.

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Sporting CP must scale Barcelona obstacle

European assignments do not come more daunting than Sporting CP’s matchday six task: win away to Barcelona to have any chance of making progress from Group D.

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Juventus travel in confidence to Olympiacos

Juventus will qualify for the round of 16 if they win at Olympiacos, who are already out of contention but will be looking to end a tough Group D campaign on a positive note.

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Atlético face must-win Chelsea finale

While Chelsea made sure of their last-16 place last time out, Atlético Madrid kept alive their own claim on matchday five but must now win and hope to stay in contention.

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Bayern and Paris play off for Group B supremacy

Bayern München and Paris Saint-Germain are both already through to the round of 16, and the French club hold the upper hand as they jostle for first place in Group B.

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