Hector Bellerin speaks to referee Martin Atkinson during Arsenal’s defeat to Brighton. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty/AFP

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Match-winner Joshua Kimmich looks on as Robert Lewandowski celebrates Bayern’s win over Dortmund. Photograph: Federico Gambarini/AP

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Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies is chased by Gelson Fernandes of Eintracht Frankfurt during their Bundesliga clash on Saturday. Photo: Andreas Gebert/Pool via Getty Images

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 The statue of Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic was completely destroyed on Saturday night next Malmo’s ground. Photograph: Johan Nilsson/EPA

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Tottenham Hotspur’s Kyle Walker-Peters, manager Mauricio Pochettino, Ben Davies and Danny Rose celebrate after the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City   at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

And it seemed like such a good idea at the time: watch the first 10-ish minutes of Porto v Liverpool just to see if there was any life in the hosts, a(...)

Portugal’s Nuno Gomes scores the winning goal past England goalkeeper David Seaman and Tony Adams during their Euro 2000 clash. Photo: Getty Images

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Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen feels the club can easily replace Raheem Sterling if he leaves Anfield. Photograph: PA

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Gerrard is also only ever going to find himself suffering a crick in the neck gazing up at the Olympian pedigree of those who had the good fortune to play in the glory years. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

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Cork’s Alan Cadogan and Paddy Stapleton of Tipperary clash in yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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