Arsenal’s Mesut Özil lobs  Ludogorets Razgrad’s goalkeeper Milan Borjan before scoring their third goal during the Champions League Group A game at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

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 Arsenal substitute Olivier Giroud  celebrates with Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin after scoring the first of his two goals  against  Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.  Photo:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Real Madrid’s coach Carlo Ancelotti talks to Cristiano Ronaldo during a training session at Vassil Levski stadium in Sofia. Photo: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

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

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