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300k Fut 15 coins Sergio Aguero struck twice in the closing minutes to complete a hat-trick and revive Manchester City's UEFA Champions League hopes with a 3-2 win over ten-man Bayern Munich. City's challenge had looked all but over after Aguero's early penalty was cancelled out by quickfire goals from Xabi Alonso and Robert Lewandowski before half-time.
But Aguero seized on a mistake from the otherwise brilliant Alonso to equalise with five minutes remaining and then broke through again after a Jerome Boateng error for a brilliant winner. The victory was City's first of the competition and brought them level with Roma and CSKA Moscow in Group E with a trip to the Italian capital to come next month.
Lionel Messi became the record Champions League goalscorer and Luis Suarez opened his account for Barcelona as the Catalan giants cruised to a 4-0 win over APOEL Nicosia. Suarez put Bar?a ahead with his first goal for the club since his ￡64m summer move from Liverpool before Messi took centre-stage with a hat-trick - all with his less-favoured right foot.
The first of those saw him break former Real Madrid striker Raul's tally of 71 to make the Argentina superstar the leading scorer in the competition's history. It was the second notable scoring record that Messi had broken in the space of three days, with the 27-year-old having also become the all-time leading Spanish La Liga marksman at the weekend with his hat-trick against Sevilla.
That treble moved Messi onto 253 La Liga goals and broke Telmo Zarra's 59-year-old mark of 251. As well as being a memorable night for Messi and Suarez, the victory keeps Barcelona in with a chance of pipping Paris Saint-Germain to top spot in Group F.
The Parisian club maintained their edge over Bar?a at the top of Group F with a comfortable 3-1 win over Ajax at the Parc des Princes. Edinson Cavani opened and completed the scoring with Davy Klaassen making things interesting midway through the second half, cancelling out the Uruguayan's opener before Zlatan Ibrahimovic restored PSG's lead.
With Barcelona also victorious in Cyprus, the winners of the section will now be decided in a head-to-head clash in Spain in the final round of matches, when Ajax need to avoid defeat at home to APOEL to secure third.
Chelsea see off Schalke
Chelsea blew Schalke away - dominating throughout and eventually running out clear 5-0 winners. John Terry rose to nod home a corner supplied by Cesc Fabregas inside 60 seconds to silence the Veltins Arena. Willian added a second and, when Jan Kirchhoff headed in an own goal two minutes before the break, the writing was on the wall.
Chelsea took their foot off the gas at times in the second half but switched on and decided to go for the kill with 15 minutes remaining, as substitutes Didier Drogba and Ramires got in on the goalscoring act.
Vasili Berezutski kept CSKA Moscow's Champions League campaign alive with a last-gasp equaliser against Roma which also did Manchester City a huge favour. Francesco Totti, the Champions League's oldest ever goalscorer, netted his second goal of the current campaign just before half-time to give Rudi Garcia's side the lead in the Russian capital.
A defeat would have seen CSKA eliminated, but Berezutski levelled to make it 1-1 with the last kick of the game to deny Roma the chance of qualifying prior to their final group game at home to Manchester City on 10 December, which will now be decisive.
Hector Herrera helped ease Porto into pole position to claim top spot in Group H with a 3-0 victory over BATE Borisov. Herrera fired the visitors ahead after 56 minutes at the Borisov Arena and set up captain Jackson Martinez and then substitute Cristian Tello to secure a fourth victory in five attempts and leave the Portuguese side on 13 points with just one game to play.
Mikel San Jose kept Athletic Bilbao's European aspirations alive by ending Shakhtar Donetsk's hopes of topping Group H. San Jose's 68th-minute strike at the Arena Lviv secured a 1-0 win for the Spaniards and that, coupled with leaders Porto's 3-0 victory in Borisov, ensured the Portuguese side will head the group with the Ukrainians second no matter what happens when the two sides meet at the Estadio do Dragao in the final round of fixtures.
Sporting Lisbon ended Maribor's Champions League hopes with a 3-1 win that was delayed by 50 minutes due to floodlight failure at the Estadio Jose Alvalade. The home side led 2-1 at half-time after Carlos Mane had put them ahead and a stunner from Nani doubled the lead before a Jefferson Nascimento own goal closed the gap.
The lights went out during the interval causing a lengthy delay and when play resumed, Islam Slimani grabbed a third to seal the win. The result leaves Sporting second in Group G, two points ahead of Schalke going into their closing fixture against group winners Chelsea.
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