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Thursday, November 6, 2014

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Pictures from Wednesday's Champions League action, where Lionel Messi leveled Raul's goalscoring record with two against Ajax and CSKA Moscow beat Manchester City at the Etihad ...

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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The Barcelona forward has the highest goals-per-game ratio in the competition, but his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more goals against Ajax

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The Portuguese believed he would break Raul's Champions League record before his great rival, but the Argentine struck twice at Ajax to reach the 71-goal mark.

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A Lionel Messi brace pulled him level with Raul's record of 71 Champions League goals all-time, while securing the Blaugrana's place in the knockout stage.

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The Argentine attacker struck twice for Barcelona at Ajax in the Champions League on Wednesday night and is now level with the former Madrid star on 71 strikes in the competition.

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The Portugal star paid tribute to his teammates and vowed to continue his prolific record after being awarded the Golden Boot prize on Wednesday.

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The attacker enjoyed a successful spell with the Dutch giants before joining Liverpool in 2011. But there was plenty of controversy also during his time in Holland.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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The Frenchman netted the winner in Madrid's 1-0 victory over Liverpool on Tuesday and is proving a real asset to the club whose supporters once saw him as a burden.

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The Reds manager rested several key players for the Champions League clash at the Santiago Bernabeu, effectively throwing in the towel before kickoff.