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Football: Champions League result

Result of Champions League last 16 first leg match played in St Petersburg, Russia, on Tuesday: Zenit St. Petersburg (RUS) 2 (Shatov 57, Hulk 69-pen) Borussia Dortmund (GER) 4 (Mkhitaryan 4, Reuss 5, Lewandowski 61, 71) afp

Football: Dortmund ban right-wing fan until 2020

Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday banned an extreme right-wing supporter from their ground until 2020 after he used a Nazi greeting during a minute's silence before Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Hamburg. The supporter was ejected from Hamburg's Imtech Arena by stewards after shouting "Sieg heil!" during the silence to honour Hamburg's former physiotherapist Hermann Rieger, who died last week. Hamburg gave the supporter the maximum three-year ban from all stadiums in Germany, but Borussia went a step further by banning him from their Westfalenstadion until June 30 2020.

Football: Aubameyang header puts Dortmund in cup semis

Borussia Dortmund booked their place in the German Cup semi-finals as a header by Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang secured a 1-0 win in Tuesday's last eight clash at Eintracht Frankfurt. Just as injury-hit Borussia's coach Jurgen Klopp had predicted, the quarter-final was a gritty affair as Dortmund gained the upper hand ahead of the teams' Bundesliga meeting on Saturday. "Despite the injuries, I had no doubts in the team," said Klopp. "We want to go to Berlin (for the Cup final on May 17) and you could see that from the way we played."

Football: Aubameyang header puts Dortmund in cup semis

Borussia Dortmund booked their place in the German Cup semi-finals as Gabonese international forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's header secured them a 1-0 win in Tuesday's last eight clash at Eintracht Frankfurt. Just as Borussia coach Jurgen Klopp had predicted, the quarter-final was a gritty cup affair and which gave the winners the psychological upper hand ahead of the sides meeting in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Football: Wheels come off for Dortmund's Lewandowski

Borussia Dortmund's Bayern Munich-bound star striker Robert Lewandowski has fallen foul of pranksters after all four tyres were stolen from his luxury Porsche, which was also damaged. Lewandowski's Dortmund are at Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt on Tuesday in the German Cup quarter-finals, but the Poland star's car problems came after he scored twice in Borussia's 5-1 league win at Werder Bremen last Saturday.

Football: Struggling Stuttgart slump to fifth defeat

Ten-man VfB Stuttgart dropped closer to the Bundesliga's relegation battle as they suffered their fifth-straight defeat in Sunday's 4-1 rout at home to buoyant Augsburg. Bavarian minnows Augsburg are dreaming of international football next season as they rose to eighth, just two points from the top six, as they put Stuttgart to the sword to go six games unbeaten. Two goals by midfielder Andre Hahn did the damage for Augsburg, who set a new club record of nine victories in a Bundesliga season at Stuttgart's Mercedes Benz Arena.

Football: Leverkusen slump again to leave Bayern 10 clear

Champions Bayern Munich remain ten points clear in the Bundesliga after second-placed Bayer Leverkusen suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at strugglers Freiburg on Saturday -- their third-straight league loss. Bayern extended their record unbeaten run in the Bundesliga to 42 matches with a 2-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Friday. But Sami Hyypia-coached Leverkusen were stunned at Freiburg as the hosts twice came from behind before midfielder Felix Klaus hit the dramatic 90th-minute winner.

Napoli on right track, says Benitez

NAPLES, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Napoli head coach Rafa Benitez said his side are on the right track for something great after they failed to qualify for the knock-out stage of the Champions League despite a 2-0 win over Arsenal on Wednesday. The Partenopei finished joint top with Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund, but missed out on qualification by just one goal in the head-to-head records, knocked out by Borussia's late winner away to Olympique Marseille.

Football: Dortmund and Arsenal through in different circumstances

Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal led a sextet of clubs into the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday after the final round of group matches. Dortmund, last season's beaten finalists, left it late to beat 10-man Marseille 2-1 but topped the gorup after Arsenal lost 2-0 to Napoli in Italy. Napoli can feel hard done by as they, like Dortmund and Arsenal, finished on 12 points but went out on the head-to-head rule.

Football: Dortmund and Arsenal through in different circumstances

Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal led a sextet of clubs into the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday after the final round of group matches. Dortmund, last season's beaten finalists, left it late to beat 10-man Marseille 2-1 but topped the gorup after Arsenal lost 2-0 to Napoli in Italy. Napoli can feel hard done by as they, like Dortmund and Arsenal, finished on 12 points but went out on the head-to-head rule.
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