Besiktas’ Vincent Aboubakar celebrates after scoring a late equaliser in his side’s 3-3 draw with Benfica in Istanbul. Photo: Sedat Suna/EPA

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Greece’s Kostas Mitroglou (r), Kostas Manolas (c) and Georgios Samaras (l) training  in Athens last month.  Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis / Reuters

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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo  celebrates beside team-mate Nani after scoring the winning goal against Sweden during the World Cup   play-off first leg   Lisbon. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

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