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Schuerrle nets twice for five-star Germany

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Baku (AFP) – Germany leaked their first goal since July, but still extended their perfect record in World Cup qualifiers to five straight wins following Sunday’s 4-1 victory away to Azerbaijan with Andre Schuerrle scoring twice.

First-half goals by Schuerrle, Thomas Mueller and Mario Gomez put the world champions 3-1 up at the break, although Azerbaijan midfielder Dimitrij Nazarov, who plays in Germany, had netted an early equaliser to the delight of the home crowd.

Aubameyang nets winner as Dortmund labour

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Bundesliga’s top-scorer, claimed his 23rd goal in as many league games as Borussia Dortmund laboured to a 1-0 home win over strugglers Ingolstadt on Friday.

Aubameyang’s first-half winner was his 30th goal in all competitions for Dortmund this season.

Aubameyang nets winner as Dortmund labour

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Bundesliga’s top-scorer, claimed his 23rd goal in as many league games as Borussia Dortmund laboured to a 1-0 home win over strugglers Ingolstadt on Friday.

Aubameyang’s first-half winner was his 30th goal in all competitions for Dortmund this season.

Stage set for ‘classic’ as Real draw Bayern

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich and a reunion with “master” Carlo Ancelotti after Zinedine Zidane got his wish and avoided Leicester City in Friday’s Champions League quarter-final draw.

Leicester will play Atletico Madrid - “a massive challenge,” said Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare - and the Italian and Spanish champions clash with Juventus drawing the miracle men of Barcelona.

Real draw Bayern in Champions League quarter-final blockbuster

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid will face their former coach Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals as Juventus were drawn on Friday against comeback kings Barcelona.

English champions Leicester play their first quarter-finals in the top-tier European competition against Atletico Madrid as France’s Monaco clash with Borussia Dortmund over two legs in April.

Real draw Bayern in Champions League quarter-final blockbuster

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid will face their former coach Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals as Juventus were drawn on Friday against comeback kings Barcelona.

English champions Leicester play their first quarter-finals in the top-tier European competition against Atletico Madrid as France’s Monaco clash with Borussia Dortmund over two legs in April.

Real draw Bayern; Juve faces Barca in Champions League quarters

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid will face their former coach Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals as Juventus were drawn on Friday against comeback kings Barcelona.

English champions Leicester play their first quarter-finals in the top-tier European competition against Atletico Madrid as France’s Monaco clash with Borussia Dortmund over two legs in April.

Real draw Bayern; Juve faces Barca in Champions League quarters

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid will face their former coach Carlo Ancelotti’s Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals as Juventus were drawn on Friday against comeback kings Barcelona.

English champions Leicester play their first quarter-finals in the top-tier European competition against Atletico Madrid as France’s Monaco clash with Borussia Dortmund over two legs in April.

Dortmund set up German Cup semi against Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Christian Pulisic set Borussia Dortmund on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over third-tier Sportfreunde Lotte on Tuesday that took them into the semi-finals of the German Cup.

All the goals came in the second half, with Ousmane Dembele and Marcel Schmelzer netting after Pulisic’s opener to take Thomas Tuchel’s team into a last-four tie against Bayern Munich.

Dortmund set up German Cup semi against Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Christian Pulisic set Borussia Dortmund on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over third-tier Sportfreunde Lotte on Tuesday that took them into the semi-finals of the German Cup.

All the goals came in the second half, with Ousmane Dembele and Marcel Schmelzer netting after Pulisic’s opener to take Thomas Tuchel’s team into a last-four tie against Bayern Munich.

Hertha star taking legal action over Twitter pic

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Berlin (AFP) – Hertha Berlin’s Marvin Plattenhardt said Sunday he would take legal action against Germany’s right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany (AfD) for posting a picture on Twitter of him alongside one of their politicans.

The 25-year-old’s defender happily posed for selfies with Hertha fans after his stunning second-half free-kick sealed Berlin’s 2-1 German league win over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

Dortmund can name price for ‘sensational’ Aubameyang

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he had a point to prove after scoring his first Champions League hat-trick, but it leaves Borussia Dortmund wondering how long they can keep him.

The Gabon striker’s three goals against Benfica in Dortmund on Wednesday sealed a 4-1 aggregate last 16 win and capped a man-of-the-match display.

Head coach Tuchel hails Dortmund’s ‘sensational’ Aubameyang

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel hailed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s ‘sensational’ hat-trick after Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 romp at home to Benfica saw the Germans steamroll their way into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Aubameyang has now scored seven times in his last three games and has seven Champions League goals in as many matches this season.

Tuchel hail’s Dortmund’s ‘sensational’ Aubameyang

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel hailed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s ‘sensational’ hat-trick after Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 romp at home to Benfica saw the Germans steamroll their way into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Aubameyang has now scored seven times in his last three games and has seven Champions League goals in as many matches this season.

Tuchel hail’s Dortmund’s ‘sensational’ Aubameyang

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel hailed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s ‘sensational’ hat-trick after Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 romp at home to Benfica saw the Germans steamroll their way into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Aubameyang has now scored seven times in his last three games and has seven Champions League goals in as many matches this season.

Aubameyang hat-trick fires ‘sensational’ Dortmund into quarters

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – A hat-trick by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Pulisic’s dazzling display fired Borussia Dortmund into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-0 thrashing of Benfica on Wednesday.

The result saw Dortmund win the round-of-16 tie 4-1 on aggregate after Aubameyang’s early goal cancelled out Borussia’s 1-0 defeat in Lisbon last month.

Aubameyang hat-trick fires ‘sensational’ Dortmund into quarters

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – A hat-trick by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Pulisic’s dazzling display fired Borussia Dortmund into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-0 thrashing of Benfica on Wednesday.

The result saw Dortmund win the round-of-16 tie 4-1 on aggregate after Aubameyang’s early goal cancelled out Borussia’s 1-0 defeat in Lisbon last month.

Aubameyang hat-trick sends Dortmund through

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a hat-trick to send Borussia Dortmund into the Champions League quarter-finals 4-1 on aggregate after finally breaking Benfica’s stubborn resistance on Wednesday.

Leading 1-0 from the first leg in Portugal, Benfica were under the cosh from the off and hot-shot Aubameyang needed just four minutes to head the home side in front.

Aubameyang hat-trick sends Dortmund through

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a hat-trick to send Borussia Dortmund into the Champions League quarter-finals 4-1 on aggregate after finally breaking Benfica’s stubborn resistance on Wednesday.

Leading 1-0 from the first leg in Portugal, Benfica were under the cosh from the off and hot-shot Aubameyang needed just four minutes to head the home side in front.

Pulisic replaces Reus for Dortmund against Benfica

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Portugal midfielder Raphael Guerreiro was ruled out for Borussia Dortmund’s crunch last 16, second-leg tie at home to Benfica on Wednesday as Christian Pulisic replaced injured Germany star Marco Reus.

Dortmund are looking to overturn a 1-0 defeat from the first-leg when Kostas Mitroglou scored Benfica’s winner.

Pulisic replaces Reus for Dortmund against Benfica

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Portugal midfielder Raphael Guerreiro was ruled out for Borussia Dortmund’s crunch last 16, second-leg tie at home to Benfica on Wednesday as Christian Pulisic replaced injured Germany star Marco Reus.

Dortmund are looking to overturn a 1-0 defeat from the first-leg when Kostas Mitroglou scored Benfica’s winner.

Dortmund out to add to Benfica’s Germany misery

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Berlin (AFP) – Defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos says Borussia Dortmund must improve ‘300 percent’ in Wednesday’s Champions League showdown in their bid to reach the quarter-finals and add to Benfica’s miserable record in Germany.

Benfica arrive in Dortmund for the last 16, second-leg, clash holding a precious 1-0 lead after Konstantinos Mitroglou’s winning goal in the first-leg win in Lisbon.

The rise of Dortmund’s ‘wunderkind’ Dembele

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – With Germany winger Marco Reus injured, French ‘wunderkind’ Ousmane Dembele will look to shine as Borussia Dortmund bid to overturn a first leg deficit against Benfica in the Champions League.

Dortmund host Benfica at their Westfalenstadion home in the last 16 second-leg on Wednesday looking to overturn a 1-0 defeat in Portugal three weeks ago.

The rise of Dortmund’s ‘wunderkind’ Dembele

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – With Germany winger Marco Reus injured, French ‘wunderkind’ Ousmane Dembele will look to shine as Borussia Dortmund bid to overturn a first leg deficit against Benfica in the Champions League.

Dortmund host Benfica at their Westfalenstadion home in the last 16 second-leg on Wednesday looking to overturn a 1-0 defeat in Portugal three weeks ago.

Leverkusen appoint Korkut until end of season

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen on Monday named former Hannover and Kaiserslautern coach Tayfun Korkut as manager until the end of the season after the weekend sacking of Roger Schmidt.

Former Turkish international Korkut, 42, has been tasked with steadying the ship at Leverkusen following a wretched recent run which culminated in Saturday’s 6-2 Bundesliga thrashing at Borussia Dortmund and saw Schmidt fired the next day.

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SBI USMNT Man of the Match: Christian Pulisic

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The U.S. Men's National Team was in need of a bounce-back performance, and they got it on Friday night with their youngest star leading the way.

Christian Pulisic provided a goal and two assists on Friday night, helping to lead the U.S. to a 6-0 win over Honduras at Avaya Stadium.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Rewind: Pulisic, Arriola, Ream and more

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Christian Pulisic stole the show on Tuesday, but several other potential U.S. Men's National Team call-ups also took the field for their respective clubs.

The Borussia Dortmund star led the way with yet another goal, his third in four games, as Borussia Dortmund toppled Sportfruende Lotte, 3-0, in DFB-Pokal play.

Cup win for Dortmund, goal for Pulisic

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There were games outside of the Champions League on Tuesday, with Christian Pulisic in action. Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund shutout Sportfreunde Lotte in the DFB Pokal. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 57th minute at osnatel ARENA. Andre Schurrle doubled Dortmund's lead in the 66th. Marcel Schmelzer finished off the goals in the 83rd minute.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Johnson, Gonzalez and more

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World Cup qualifiers are just around the corner as several Americans take the field for midweek action.

In Germany, Christian Pulisic and Fabian Johnson take the field as they look to advance their side in non-league competitions. Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund face DFB-Pokal action on Tuesday against Sportfreunde Lotte while Thursday brings Johnson's Europa League clash with Schalke.

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic

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Champions League: Aubameyang Bags Hat-Trick As Dortmund Cruise Into Quarter-Finals (Photos & Video)

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While Barcelona were making history at the Nou Camp,Borussia Dortmund were cruising into the quarter-finals courtesy of a 4-0 hammering of Benfica at theWestfalenstadion, withPierre-Emerick Aubameyang netting a hat-trick.

Dortmund were 1-0 down from the first leg but the German giants got themselves level in the tie after just four minutes, withAubameyang heading home at the far post.

Americans Abroad Wednesday Rewind: Arriola, Pulisic, Cameron

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While Christian Pulisic tore Benfica apart in Portugal, another young American netted a game-winning goal back in Mexico.

Paul Arriola scored Tijuana's lone goal in Wednesday's Copa MX action, leading his side to a 1-0 win over Club America. Arriola was joined in the Tijuana lineup by Joe Corona and Michael Orozco, who both logged 90 minute shifts in the win.

Germany

Arsenal deny Thomas Tuchel approach

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Andre Belotti, Kylian Mbappe and the Manchester City loan star – #JF70 young talents of the week, week 13

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Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Pulisic vs. Brooks, Johnson vs. Wood, and more

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The German Bundesliga and EnglishLeagueChampionship both feature multiple matches that will have Americans facing off abroad over the weekend, as do Liga MX and the 2. Bundesliga.

Germany provides the bulk of the action for Americans this weekend, with a trio of face-offs to keep an eye on.

FC Barcelona

Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Leicester City Avoid Bayern Munich And Barcelona, Face Challenging Trip To Atletico Madrid

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The balls are out of the pots and inreward for seeing off Sevilla in the last 16, Leicester City will be facing further, stiffer Spanish competition in the quarter-finals of the Champions League namely, Atletico Madrid.

According to the odds at Betway, the reigning Premier League championsare unsurprisingly massive 33/1 outsiders to win the whole thing outright, largely because they'd have to dispatch several of Europe's elite clubs to get their hands on the big cup.

UCL Rewind: Barcelona makes history against PSG, Dortmund pummels Benfica

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After being dominatedat the Parc Des Princes three weeks ago, Barcelona made history in Wednesday's second leg to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain, 6-5, on aggregate.

Luis Enrique's side chipped away at PSG's lead, and were able to come up with the goods in the final moments at the Camp Nou.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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Two teams booked their places in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday and two more can seal a spot in the final eight on Wednesday afternoon.

Barcelona will have to overcome quite the odds to battle their way to the next round. Facing off for a second leg clash with Paris Saint-Germain, Barca must overturn a 4-0 deficit from the opening leg, making them a longshot for a quarterfinal berth.

Bundesliga

Dortmund Confirm Mario Gotze Will Not Play Again This Season Due To Ongoing ‘Metabolic Disturbance’ Issue

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Mario Gotze will not play again this season as he continues receiving treatment for the metabolic issue that has blighted his season so far.

Gotze, who has managed less than half an hour on the pitch since the turn of the year, was diagnosed with what Dortmund called "metabolic disturbance" last month.

Bundesliga: Hertha Defender Mitchell Weiser Files Spectacular Fallon d’Floor 2017 Contender Against Dortmund (Video)

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Hertha Berlin pulled off a fairly surprising result againstBorussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga this afternoon, winning 2-1 at the Olympiastadion.

However, Thomas Tuchel's side should have been awarded adefault victory in the 90th minute when Hertha defender Mitchell Weiser resorted to laughably pathetic subterfugein an attempt to get Ousmane Dembele booked.