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Summary

  1. Tonight: Barca v Man City/Arsenal & Celtic also playing
  2. Leicester on brink of Champions League last 16
  3. Spurs hold Bayer Leverkusen thanks to Lloris
  4. Get Involved: best saves #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Andy Donley and Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye!

Well, that's your lot for another edition of Sportsday. 

Of course, the fun is only just starting, with tonight's Champions League action promising to make this a rather enjoyable evening. 

You can follow all of the action right here on the BBC website - keep your eyes peeled for our live text that will be kicking off shortly or follow along on BBC Radio 5 live, with build-up starting at 18:30 BST.

And that's exactly what I'll be doing, so I'm off to get comfy before the theater starts.

Thanks for following!

Get Involved - best ever saves

#bbcsportsday

Jamie Healy: Best ever Save? Dean Kiely from Christophe Duggary in 2003. Amazing reflexes from an underrated keeper.

Nick: Best save ... My son's with the score at 3-3 in his second game in goal for Wivenhoe under 7s.

Wheat Is Murder: Jussi Jaaskelainen's tip-of-the-fingertips save for Bolton from Gary Cahill's screamer in 2006, top class!

The Tea In Team: Best save must be Roy Carroll against Pedro Mendes (2005). It defied logic!

It certainly did Tea in Team - logic and the rules!

Thanks to everyone who has sent in their suggestions today, we've had some real crackers. Give yourselves a collective pat on the back.

Barcelona v Man City build up

Full commentary on BBC Radio 5 live

Get your Champions League and football questions in to Phil Neville and football correspondent John Murray using #bbcfootball

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'Man City have real belief now'

Barcelona v Man City (19:45 BST)

BBC Radio 5 live

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So City may be at full strength, but does that mean they have a chance at the home of the Spanish champions.

Former blue Paul Dickov believes that the Manchester side will feel confident - and with good reason.

“It's the first time for me that I think Man City actually feel they can go to the top clubs now and get a result," he told BBC Radio 5 live.

"They've played Barca before, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final. I think they hoped they'd get a result rather than believing they could. 

"There's a real belief around the place that they can go there now and go toe to toe with them. 

"It's going to be difficult because they're the best team in the world but City can go there and cause them a lot of problems.”

Manchester City team news

Barcelona v Manchester City (19:45 BST)

Yaya Toure
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Manchester City will be close to full strength for manager Pep Guardiola's homecoming, with no place for fellow former Barcelona player Yaya Toure in his 21-man squad.

City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo and forward Nolito are expected to feature upon their own return to the Nou Camp.

Forward Kevin de Bruyne is fit again, while club captain Vincent Kompany came off the bench against Everton on Saturday to make his second appearance of the season.

Celtic team news

Celtic v Borussia Monchengladbach (19:45 BST)

Celtic welcome back three players for their home tie against Borussia Monchengladbach, as they look to build on their hard-fought point against Manchester City last time out.

Defender Mikael Lustig and midfielder Nir Bitton return after both players missed Saturday's win over Motherwell after returning from the international break carrying knocks.

Midfielder Tom Rogic was rested after a long journey back from international duty with Australia and also returns.

Arsenal team news

Arsenal v Ludogrets Razgrad (19:45 BST)

Francis Coquelin
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After Leicester and Tottenham last night, Arsenal, Celtic and Manchester City take their turn in the Champions League limelight tonight. 

Arsenal go into their match with Ludogrets Razgrad on the back of six successive wins in all competitions, and are unbeaten since their 4-3 loss to Liverpool in their first game of the season. 

Midfielder Francis Coquelin could start on Wednesday after returning from a knee injury in the 3-2 defeat of Swansea on Saturday.  

Send in your questions for Phil Neville

Football

Former Manchester United player and Valencia coach Phil Neville is part of BBC Radio 5 live's commentary team for the Champions League tie between Barcelona and Manchester City at the Nou Camp this evening.

And Phil will be joining commentator John Murray before the game for a Facebook Live where you can put your questions to him.

Send them in via #bbcfootball and join them live right here from 18:00 BST.

Get Involved - best ever saves

#bbcsportsday

Ruraidh Macleod: Allan McGregor save vs Werder Bremen. Six yards out and he tips it onto the bar. Unbelievable! #bbcsportsday

Mark Nichols: Alan Blayney's save for Southampton from Shearer in 2004. Never heard of him since!

Gabriel Russell: Ali-Al Habsi vs Wolves when we (Wolves) won 3-1 back in 2011. He made a ridiculous double save before finally we scored.

Alan Blayney's save for Southampton from Shearer
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On this day...

Cricket

Andrew Strauss
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2007: Andrew Strauss was dropped for England's Test tour of Sri Lanka. He went on to regain his place and was appointed Test and one-day captain in early 2009, leading the side to Ashes victory that summer.

Bring more golf to Britain - Sullivan

Golf

Andy Sullivan
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Ryder Cup player Andy Sullivan would like to see a return of more British events to the European Tour.

The Tour, which now hosts events in South Africa, Australia, Malaysia and the Middle East, hosted six events on the British mainland in 2016 - of which only two were in England.

"It's a shame," the Nuneaton-based 29-year-old told BBC Sport.

"It would be nice to see more events in England, and in Britain as a whole."

Leicester's title has made life tougher! - Pardew

Football

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says everyone at his club rooted for Leicester in last year's title race, but admits it has put the pressure on managers at all Premier League clubs.

I want to win for Towell - Evans

Boxing

Welsh boxer Dale Evans says he wants to win the British welterweight title as a tribute to Mike Towell.

Towell, 25, died in hospital after being injured in a fight with Evans in Glasgow on 1 October.

Evans, 24, attended Towell's funeral and said the Scot's family convinced him not to retire.

"Nothing would make me happier than winning the British title and taking it up to Dundee and showing Mike's family and his friends," Evans said.

"Winning it would make me so proud, and I think it would make the family proud and Mike too."

A German Team...

Celtic v Borussia Monchengladbach (19:45 BST)

Yes, this is a pub sign struggling with Borussia Monchengladbach's name.

And yes, that it is the club's official English Twitter account changing their name to "A German Team".

Bundesliga Twitter accounts really are on fire today!

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I had a 'moral obligation' to testify against Cairns - McCullum

Cricket

Brendan McCullum
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Ex-New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he had a "moral obligation" to testify in court against former team-mate Chris Cairns.

Cairns was cleared of perjury and perverting the course of justice last November after an eight-week trial.

McCullum gave evidence accusing Cairns of twice asking him to fix matches.

Cairns said McCullum's version of events was wrong and that he was "shocked" McCullum would accuse him of trying to recruit him to fix results.

'World Cup schedules not fair'

Football

Northern Ireland
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World Cup and European Championship tournaments have a built-in bias that means teams playing earlier in the group stages are more likely to progress, claim Swiss researchers.

Sides playing first in the first two rounds of games, as Northern Ireland did at Euro 2016, have a better chance of qualifying by 17 percentage points.

Economists analysed data from every World Cup and Euros from 1996 to 2014.

Playing all games simultaneously "would make tournaments fairer", they said.

Get Involved - best ever saves

#bbcsportsday

Sean Ridley: Live has to be David Button v Preston... last-second direction change and into the bar

Meg: Tim Howardvs Southampton April 2015. He had no right to save that, unbelievable goalkeeping

Rob Cornell: James Sheatriple save at York City for AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup, November 2014 

Tim Howard
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Skier gets doping suspension for 'steroid in lip cream'

Norwegian three-time Olympic cross-country skiing medallist Therese Johaug has been given a provisional two-month suspension pending a full investigation into her positive doping test.

The defending World Cup champion tested positive for the steroid clostebol.

The Norwegian ski federation said the substance had come from a lip cream.

"The fact that she has been suspended means she has some degree of fault,'' the attorney for the Norwegian Anti-Doping Agency said.

How Jerusalem became English cricket's anthem

Cricket

BBC Radio 4

Jonathan Agnew reflects on England's stunning and unexpected victory in the 2005 Ashes series.

Jerusalem reminds him of that extraordinary summer: “It’s passion-rousing, gets you going”.

Darts champion gives treble maths masterclass

Darts

Now here's a different kind of substitute teacher...

Scott Waites, current holder of the BDO World Championship title, has popped up at a school in Blackburn to show pupils how he uses maths in his matches.

Stubbs sacked by Rotherham

Alan Stubbs
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Rotherham United have sacked manager Alan Stubbs after one win in their opening 13 Championship games.

Stubbs, who was only appointed in the summer, was their fourth manager since September 2015.

Assistant manager John Doolan and first-team coach Andy Holden have also been given the boot.

A club statement read: "Following a board meeting this morning it was felt that a change of first-team management was needed to give the club the best possible opportunity to preserve our Championship status.

"The club would like to place on record our thanks to Alan, John and Andy for their effort and professionalism, and we wish them well for the future.

"The board have now started the process of appointing a new first team manager."

Stafanie Taylor: 'Girl from the ghetto'

Cricket

West Indies women's captain Stafanie Taylor has been in impressive form for her side in their current series against England women.

Here, she tells the BBC why she chose cricket over netball and football.

The David de Gea school of mathematics...

Football

Mourinho speaks to the media

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport at Old Trafford

This may sound somewhat cynical but Jose Mourinho has a get-out either way when it comes to Marcus Rashford and the European Under-21 Championship.

In today's news conference, Mourinho told the media "it would make no sense" for Rashford to go to the tournament in Poland if he were a regular in Gareth Southgate's senior England squad.

But, as Rashford most definitely is a member of Mourinho's first-team squad and was away at the senior European Championship this summer, the United boss could argue his 18-year-old forward would benefit from staying at home and having a proper break for the first time since he burst onto the scene in February.

Get Involved - best ever saves

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Peter Pedro Johnston: Manuel Neuer vs Theo Walcott last year, nothing short of a miracle. On the night I thought Arsenal would never get past him, he somewhat ruined his performance with his flappy bird impersonation.

Tom Heinrich: What about Hart against Slovenia, quick enough to slate him when he makes a mistake!

Noel Foy: Heaton save from Austin header this weekend for Burnley is save of the season so far.

Manuel Neuer
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Watch the toss live from Jamaica

Can England’s women beat West Indies in the fifth and decisive ODI in Jamaica?

Watch the toss live from the middle and hear from the captains over on our Facebook page right now, with live commentary to follow on Test Match Special.

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West Indies Women v England Women

Cricket - Final ODI

BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Lauren Winfield
Rex Features

A sloppy batting performance in the fourth ODI match saw England hand the West Indies a 42 run victory at Sabina Park. Three wickets from captain Stafanie Taylor and five run outs saw the visitors slump from 131-2 to 181 all out.

With the series now level at 2-2, can England clinch victory in the fifth and deciding match of the series?

Follow live ball-by-ball commentary from Sabina Park on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and on the BBC sport website right here from 15:15 BST.

The keeper who can't keep a clean sheet

Football

Igor Akinfeev
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Life as a goalkeeper can be cruel - just ask CSKA Moscow's Igor Akinfeev.

The Russia international was three minutes away from ending an unwanted record on Tuesday by keeping his first Champions League clean sheet in 10 years.

That was until Monaco's Bernardo Silva struck in the 87th minute of the Group E tie in Moscow.

Akinfeev, 30, has now conceded in his past 40 games in Europe's top competition, dating back to a goalless draw against Arsenal on 1 November 2006.

Japan disaster site could host Olympic events

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympic events could be held in part of Japan hit by the 2011 Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in a bid to cut costs.

Rowing canoe/kayak sprint events and baseball/softball are among sports that could be moved 400km north of Tokyo.

The International Olympic Committee is holding talks with organisers after a review showed costs could exceed £23bn ($28bn) - four times the estimate.

But IOC president Thomas Bach said "we have to respect" athletes.

Read more here.

Fenerbahce: Better than birds

Football

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Earlier, we brought you the news that Fenerbahce's plane had collided with a bird, breaking the windshield. It seems that the plane won. There's no word on the bird.

Kyrgios pulls out of tournament... to play basketball

Tennis

Nick Kyrgios
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Nick Kyrgios doesn't enjoy keeping a low profile, does he? 

The Australian tennis terror has pulled out of next February's ATP tournament in Rotterdam - so he can play in the NBA All Star Celebrity Game. 

Tournament director Richard Krajicek has released the 21-year-old from his contract so he can play in the game in New Orleans. 

Kyrgios is currently suspended from the ATP Tour for failing to produce his "best effort" at last week's event in Shanghai.

Shane Warne will be livid...

Hamilton takes role in computer game

BBC Newsbeat

Britain's F1 champion Lewis Hamilton has got a part in the new Call of Duty game, which is out next month.

The 31-year-old will play the role of an engineer on the Retribution in Infinite Warfare.

Hamilton said: "I've been a Call of Duty fan for long time, so it's an absolute honour to be part of this game and the franchise."

Read more here.

Call of Duty
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Get Involved - best ever saves

#bbcsportsday

Tom Goddard: Bruce Grobbelaar, Liverpool v Man Utd, March 1990. Tipped over McClair bicycle-kick from six yards out - Stunning!

Luis Mackness: AFC Oldsmiths keeper Merce vs Polytechnic 4s last year... they were celebrating the goal already. Not much footage around tho

Ian Parkes: Gordon Banks, by his own admission made a better save for Stoke v West Ham in the League Cup semi-final second replay v West Ham in 1971-72.

Gordon Banks
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Bayern hit out at Norwich kit choice

Football

Remember (at 11:04) when we told you that Norwich beat Bayern Munich on this day in 1993?

Well, it seems that the German giants have been tuned in to Sportsday...

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Shaw speaks to the media

Football

Paul Pogba
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Luke Shaw has been asked about what Paul Pogba has brought to the club since his world record transfer from Juventus in the summer. 

Now, while his answer was obviously tongue-in-cheek, the more cynical among you may think that Shaw is on to something...

"Lots of dance moves in the changing rooms," he joked.

"He is one of the best midfielders in the world. We can all see the ability he has got in training. We've seen glimpses of his quality in matches - he is a good leader."

Shaw speaks to the media

Man Utd v Fenerbahce (Thur, 20:05 BST)

Luke Shaw
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Fresh from having his starting position guaranteed for tomorrow's match against Fenerbahce, Luke Shaw has taken the stand to speak to the media. 

The England left-back's last appearance came in the 3-1 loss to Watford last month, when his performance was criticised by manager Mourinho, in particular his contribution to one of Watford's goals. 

"I had a little bit of problem with my groin after Watford but I'm feeling really good, I can’t wait to get back playing," he said.

"I can take what the manager says. I can take it on board. You have to listen to your coach.

"At Watford maybe I pushed forward too much. You need to concentrate on the defending part first. I was disappointed with the result but not with what the manager said."

We won't underestimate Bangladesh - Root

England in Bangladesh

Joe Root
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Batsman Joe Root says England will not underestimate Bangladesh when the two-Test series begins in Chittagong on Thursday.

England have won all eight of their previous meetings, but Bangladesh drew home series with Pakistan, India and South Africa last year.

"It's Test cricket. I don't think you can ever take it lightly," said Root.

"They're a very exciting side with some very dangerous players. We're going to have to play really well to beat them."

Munster v Glasgow game to go ahead

Munster's European Champions Cup match against Glasgow Warriors will go ahead at Thomond Park as planned on Saturday despite head coach Anthony Foley's death. 

Foley, 42, was found dead in his Paris hotel room on Sunday morning before their scheduled Champions Cup match against Racing 92, which was postponed. 

Post-mortem tests revealed he died of a build up of fluid in the lungs caused by a heart condition. 

Read more here.

Mourinho speaks to the media

Man Utd v Fenerbahce (Thur, 20:05 BST)

Marcus Rashford
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An interesting line on Marcus Rashford from Mourinho. 

Some of the national newspapers are reporting that the 18-year-old will be requested to go to the Under-21 European Championships next summer, regardless of whether he is an established senior international at that point. 

"If he was a regular with us, he wouldn’t be in the Under-23 team," said Mourinho.

"If he is an Under-21 player, there is no discussion. If he is a regular for the first team, we would have to speak."