Axel Witsel is one of Zenit St Petersburg’s key men. Photograph: Inpho

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FC Zenit’s Stadion Petrovski in St Petersburg. Photograph:   Alexander Fedorov/EuroFootball/Getty Images

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Celtic’s Charlie Mulgrew at the final whistle in Edinburgh.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire

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Belgium’s Divock Origi  shoots to score a late winner in the  World Cup Group H soccer match against Russia at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

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Russian players  celebrate a goal against   Slovakia  in St. Petersburg last month. Photograph: Olga Maltseva / Getty Imges

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