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Friday 17 February 2017

The 7 lives of Benzema

He's accustomed to overcoming all kinds of obstacles, His companions congratulated him in the dressing room

1) Adapting in his first season, 2) Mourinho didn't want him, 3) Competition with Higuain, 4) Physical problems, 5) Separated from French national team, 6) Being whistled at the Bernabeu, 7) Centre of criticism for his apparent apathy

Athletic make life complicated - beat APOEL 3-2

Celta 0-1 Shakhtar

Villarreal 0-4 Roma

Messi's renewal is a title

Simeone, the best at home of the 'centenaries'

And now, Bale

Bale picks up the pace and could be called up against Espanyol

The Madrid defeat lead to row between Napoli owner and coach

The judge will cite Lucas the day of Leverkusen tie - in case he needs it, Atleti would run a private flight back from Germany

Barca fall to 9th to bookmakers for UCL title - had been 2nd before PSG, between Bayern and Real Madrid

Shakhtar's away goal puts Celta on brink

Dzeko throws Villarreal out of the Europa League

Athletic deserved more against APOEL

Jordi Figueras, Xavi Torres and Amaya, accused of match fixing

Betis without Ceballos go to Granada, who need points

Messi on a mission 

The crack wants to recover from Paris humiliation and to recover the 8m in the second leg

Leo does not forget defeat in Paris and is hyper-motivated

Barca know the way - at home in the UCL - beat Celtic 7-0, City 4-0, Gladbach 4-0

Yerry Mina, signing agreed for 2018

Only Athletic win in a bad night for Villarreal and Celta

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