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Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Paulinho in action with Hoffenheim’s Stefan Posch REUTERS/Miguel Vidal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Fransergio celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Paulinho in action with Hoffenheim’s Stefan Posch REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Fransergio in action with Hoffenheim’s Stefan Posch REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Joao Teixeira in action with Hoffenheim’s Florian Grillitsch REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Marcelo Goiano celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Marcelo Goiano celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Marcelo Goiano celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Marcelo Goiano celebrates scoring their first goal REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim

Soccer Football - Europa League - S.C. Braga vs 1899 Hoffenheim - Estadio Municipal de Braga, Braga, Portugal - November 23, 2017 Sporting Braga's Marcelo Goiano celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

The Real Madrid great Fernando Hierro (seen in 2013), who ended his playing career with Bolton Wanderers, played his part in Spain's most successful ever era as sporting director between 2007 and 2011 as La Roja won Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup

The Real Madrid great Fernando Hierro (seen in 2013), who ended his playing career with Bolton Wanderers, played his part in Spain's most successful ever era as sporting director between 2007 and 2011 as La Roja won Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup

The Real Madrid great Fernando Hierro (seen in 2013), who ended his playing career with Bolton Wanderers, played his part in Spain's most successful ever era as sporting director between 2007 and 2011 as La Roja won Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup (AFP Photo/NELSON ALMEIDA)

Portuguese referees threaten to go on strike over complaints

Sporting's Bas Dost, background center, celebrates with team mates after scoring his side's opening goal during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Portuguese referees threaten to go on strike over complaints

Sporting's Bas Dost, 2nd left, celebrates with team mates after scoring his side's opening goal during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting’s Bas Dost celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Rafael Marchante TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

'I hope the short one doesn't play' - Sporting's Jesus hoping for more Messi rest!

The trainer of the Portuguese side had a cheeky request ahead of the Champions League decider after seeing the Argentine benched in Turin

'I hope the short one doesn't play' - Sporting's Jesus hoping for more Messi rest!

The trainer of the Portuguese side had a cheeky request ahead of the Champions League decider after seeing the Argentine benched in Turin

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Sporting's Gelson Martins, background, serving Bas Dost to score the first goal past Olympiakos' Bjoern Engels, foreground, and Olympiakos' Leonardo Koutris, right, during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Sporting's Bruno Cesar, left, scores his side's second goal besides Olympiakos' Bjoern Engels, center, and Olympiakos' Leonardo Koutris during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Sporting's Bruno Cesar, left, celebrates with team mate Sporting's Bas Dost after scoring his side's second goal during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Sporting's Bruno Cesar, left, scores his side's second goal besides Olympiakos' Bjoern Engels, center, and Olympiakos' Leonardo Koutris during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Sporting's Bas Dost, left, and Olympiakos' Alaixys Romao challenge for the ball during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Sporting's Bruno Cesar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Dost scores in each half as Sporting beats Olympiakos 3-1

Olympiakos' Guillaume Gillet, left, tries to block a shot by Sporting's Bruno Cesar during a Champions League, Group D soccer match between Sporting CP and Olympiakos at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos coach Takis Lemonis after the match REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Guillaume Gillet after the match REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Guillaume Gillet after the match REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting's players celebrate after the match REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting coach Jorge Jesus reacts REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Filipe Pardo speaks to referee REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe reacts REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting’s Fabio Coentrao reacts REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe in action with Sporting’s Rodrigo Battaglia REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe reacts REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Marko Marin in action with Sporting’s Fabio Coentrao REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting’s Bas Dost celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting’s Bas Dost celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Sporting’s Bas Dost celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' players reacts REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos

Soccer Football - Champions League - Sporting CP vs Olympiacos - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - November 22, 2017 Olympiacos' Guillaume Gillet reacts REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

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