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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE WRAP: Spurs out, Leicester in, Juventus power past Sevilla, Dortmund hit 8 in record scoring spree

Borussia Dortmundand Legia Warsaw broke an all-time Champions League record on Tuesday night.

The German and Polish sides were involved in a 12-goal scoring spree at the Westfalenstadion with Dortmund coming out on top 8-4.

The dozen goals scored beats the previous record of 11 set by AS Monaco and Deportivo La Coruña in 2003.

Shinji Kagawa and Marco Reus both scored doubles for Thomas Tuchel's team while Nuri Sahin, Ousmane Dembele, Felix Passlack and an own-goal from Jakub Rzezniczak - which cost Reus his hat-trick - saw out the eight.

For Legia, Aleksandar Prijovic netted a quality double with Michal Kucharczyk and Nemanja Nikolic also finding the back of the net on a night where the winners confirmed top spot of Group F.

In the other group fixture, reigning champions Real Madrid required a late winner from Karim Benzema to beat Sporting CP 2-1 in Lisbon.

The Spaniards had taken the lead through Raphael Varane before Sporting lost Joao Pereira to a red card, prior to Adrien Silva's equaliser from the spot, ahead of the late Benzema header.

Sporting can qualify for the Europa League provided they avoid defeat to Legia in Warsaw on December 7, when the top two teams meet at the Santiago Bernabeu.

In Group G,Leicester City continued their fairytale run in Europe by beating Club Brugge 2-1 at the King Power Stadium.

Shinji Okazaki and Riyad Mahrez had the Premier League champions two goals ahead before Jose Izquierdo pulled one back for the rock-bottom Belgians, but it was all too late as Claudio Ranieri's men confirmed top spot with a fourth win in five outings.

In Denmark, FC Copenhagen and FC Porto played out a 0-0 draw which still has second place up for grabs when they take on Brugge and Leicester respectively on Matchday 6 early next month.

In Group E, AS Monaco ended Tottenham Hotspur's time in the Champions League by beating the North Londoners 2-1 at the State Louis II.

Goals from Djibril Sidibe and Thomas Lemar bookended Harry Kane's penalty as Spurs crashed out at the group stages with just four points from five games as they now look to wards the Europa League by avoiding defeat to CSKA Moscow at Wembley in a fortnight.

Monaco will finish as group winners over Bayer Leverkusen who drew 1-1 with CSKA in Russia to see a four-point difference ahead of the final group fixture between the French and German clubs.

And finally, Group H had Juventus scoring twice late to see of FC Sevilla 3-1 in Spain to assure their spot in the next phase of the competition.

Nicolas Pareja and Claudio Marchisio had traded goals before Leonardo Bonucci and Mario Mandzukic contributed late for the Juve cause, enabling the Bianconeri to sit a point ahead of Sevilla who must avoid defeat to Olympique Lyon in the final game to progress.

Lyon required a 72nd-minute goal from Alexandre Lacazette to see off Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 as the Croatians remain without a point or a goal in the group stage.

Wednesday night sees Arsenal and PSG basically playing off for top spot in Group A at the Emirates Stadium while Celtic host Barcelona and Manchester City head to Borussia Monchengladbach in an entertaining night in Group C.


2016/17 UEFA Champions League - group stage scores

Group E

AS Monaco (FRA): 2 (Djibril Sidibe 48', Thomas Lemar 53')
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG): 1 (Harry Kane (PEN) 52')
Stade Louis II, Monaco, France - 13,100


CSKA Moscow (RUS): 1 (Bibras Natkho (PEN) 76')
Bayer Leverkusen (GER): 1 (Kevin Volland 16')
Arena CSKA, Moscow, Russia - 19,164


Group F

Sporting CP (POR): 1 (Adrien Silva (PEN) 80', red card: Joao Pereira 64')
Real Madrid (ESP): 2 (Raphael Varane 29', Karim Benzema 87')
Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - 50,046


Borussia Dortmund (GER): 8
(Shinji Kagawa 17'/18', Nur Sahen 20', Ousmane Dembele 29', Marco Reus 32'/53', Felix Passlack 81', Jakub Rzezniczak (OG) 90+2')
Legia Warsaw (POL): 4 (Aleksandar Prijovic 10'/24', Michal Kucharczyk 57', Nemanja Nikolic 83')
Westfalenstadion, Dortmund, Germany - 55,094


Group G

Leicester City (ENG): 2 (Shinji Okazaki 5', Riyad Mahrez (PEN) 30')
Club Brugge (BEL): 1 (Jose Izquierdo 52')
King Power Stadium, Leicester, England - 31,443


FC Copenhagen (DEN): 0
FC Porto (POR): 0
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark - 32,036


Group H

Dinamo Zagreb (CRO): 0
Olympique Lyon (FRA): 1 (Alexandre Lacazette 72')
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb, Croatia - 7,834


FC Sevilla (ESP): 1 (Nicolas Pareja 9')
Juventus (ITA): 3 (Claudio Marchisio (PEN) 45+2', Leonardo Bonucci 84', Mario Mandzukic 90+4')
Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville, Spain - 38,942

Andrew Slevison
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