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Sevilla came back from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Liverpool on Tuesday and keep their Champions League dreams alive.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp had failed to win any of his seven previous trips to Spain as a Coach, but Roberto Firmino’s brace and a Sadio Mane header inside the opening half-hour seemed to have put the Reds out of sight.

Nonetheless, a spirited Sevilla turnaround saw Wissam Ben Yedder bag a brace, before Guido Pizarro scrambled home a corner deep in stoppage time.

The result evoked comparisons of their opponents’ famous win against Milan in the 2005 Champions League Final, with some describing it ‘Sevillstanbul’ on Twitter.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hailed a “perfect” evening after Tuesday’s 6-0 Champions League Group H win at Apoel Nicosia sealed the defending champions’ place in this season’s round of 16 with a second-place finish.

Luka Modric’s 20-yard volley put Madrid ahead midway through the first half, then a lovely team move was finished by Karim Benzema, before Nacho’s close-range prod and Benzema soon converted again to make it 4-0 by half-time. After the break Cristiano Ronaldo added a header and a smart finish, taking him to 18 Champions League goals in calendar year 2017 and 100 goals with Madrid in UEFA competitions.

Zinedine Zidane has admitted that Karim Benzema’s poor run of form needs to end soon following the Frenchman’s slow start to the season, having scored twice in 13 matches.

Cristiano Ronaldo has also struggled to find the back of the net this campaign as well, with the pair only notching two goals between them in the league.

The Real Madrid boss now finds his team trailing league-leaders Barcelona by 11 points and needing a win against APOEL in their Champions League group H match on Tuesday night to all but seal the place in the knockout stages.

Real Madrid will make another push to sign Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea next summer.

Spanish outlet Cadena SER suggest Real Madrid are willing to pay £63million to bring De Gea back to Spain ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.

The 27-year-old has been linked with a move back to the Spanish capital during the past few seasons after his transfer to Real Madrid broke down in August 2015.

De Gea looked set to leave Old Trafford over two years ago but the clubs failed to submit the required paperwork before FIFA’s strict transfer deadline.

There are only two games left in the group stages of the Europa League and Vllarreal, Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad all have a chance to advance to the knockout stages.

A look at what each club needs to do:

Group A: Astana (7 points) v Villarreal (8)*, Maccabi Tel-Aviv (1) v Slavia Praha (5)

  • Villarreal will be through with a win, or with a draw if Slavia fail to win, or even with a defeat if Slavia also lose due to Villarreal’s superior head-to-head.
  • Astana are through if they win and Slavia do not.

There are only two matches left in the Champions League group stages and both Spanish teams are struggling in ways we have not seen in recent seasons

Here is a look at what barca, Atleti, Real and Sevilla must do this week:

Group C: Qarabağ (2) v Chelsea (7)*, Atlético Madrid (3) v Roma (8)

  • Roma are through with a draw. They can clinch first place if they win and Chelsea do not.
  • Chelsea are through with a win, or a draw if Atlético do not win.

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists his side can still catch Barcelona in the title race despite falling 10 points behind the league leaders.

Real could not respond in kind to Barca’s 3-0 win over Leganes earlier in the day as they played out a goalless clash with Atletico at the Wanda Metropolitano.

That draw – the first 0-0 league stalemate between the capital clubs in 12 years – means both Real and Atletico are now 10 points behind Barca after 12 rounds of the season, but Zidane has no intention of throwing in the towel.

Barcelona went to the city of Madrid, beat capital minnows Leganes 3-0, and left Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid 11 points behind them ahead of the big derby on Saturday night.

It was not a sparkling performance but Luis Suarez ended his month-long goal drought and Ernesto Valverde’s team have now won 11 of 12 games played this season.

‘I was not anxious about not scoring,’ said Suarez after the game.

‘We are establishing a good lead at the top but we have to maintain it.’

The most expensive squads in no longer belong in La Liga as a new report has concluded that Manchester City have supplanted Real Madrid and Barcelona as the most valuable squad in world football.

The Premier League leaders are only one of four club sides in the world with a squad valued at over €1billion in the study commissioned by the CIES Football Observatory.

City, who have four players that are considered to be worth more than €100 million, have a transfer value of €1.2bn.

It has been a difficult start to the season for Atletico Madrid. They are fourth in La Liga, winless in the Champions League, and in danger of an embarrassing exit in the Copa del Rey.

Atleti sits fourth in La Liga, level with Real Madrid on points but behind on goal differential. They are eight points back of leaders Barcelona after just 11 matches.

The Champions League has proven even more baffling, with Madrid in a distant third in Group C after a trio of draws, including two against Azerbaijani minnows Qarabak FK despite holding a man advantage at various times in both matches. With remaining games against Chelsea and Roma and a four-point deficit, it’s increasingly unlikely that Madrid will be destined for the drop to the Europa League, or worse.