The match fixtures are shown on a panel following the draw of the round of 16 soccer matches of the UEFA Champions League 2014/15 in Nyon, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The final is scheduled for June 6 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

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Brendan Rodgers “drenched and despondent” during Liverpool’s defeat at Crystal Palace. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

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 Robert Lewandowski (lower) of Munich celebrates scoring the equaliser against his former club Borussia Dortmund with team-mate Franck Ribery  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Andreas Gebert / EPA

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Dortmund’s charismatic manager Juergen Klopp with his players in front of the Südtribune prior to their Champions League clash with Arsenal.

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Arsenal’s Mesut Oezil leaves the pitch dejected after losing to Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League group D soccer match in Dortmund. Photograph:  Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

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Borussia Dortmund’s Ciro Immobile celebrates after scoring  against Arsenal during their Champions League Group D game. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

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 Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho  scores the third goal during a pre-season friendly against  Borussia Dortmund  at Anfield.

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James Rodriguez waves to the crowd during his presentation to Real Madrid fans at the Santiago Bernabeu yesterday. “It is a pleasure to be among so many stars and I’m sure I’ll learn a lot from everyone.” Photograph: Kiko Huesca/EPA.

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