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Javi Martinez Got His Halloween Started Early After Scoring vs. Celtic

Celtic Park was not a very spooky place this Halloween. At least not for the visitors. Bayern Munich's go-ahead goal in the 77th minute against Celtic in the Champions League Tuesday was slightly marred by goal-scorer Javi Martinez bleeding all over the place immediately afterwards.

Stephan El Shaarawy Had Himself A Roman Hat Trick Against Chelsea

Stephan El Shaarawy scored what we’re forever calling a Roman Hat Trick. The Roma winger scored two goals in the first half against Chelsea and received a bit of unexpected foreplay from teammate Diego Perotti. Roma beat Chelsea 3-0 on Tuesday in the Rome rematch of the remarkably entertaining 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge a couple weeks ago. El Shaarawy was at the center of it all, spoiling the return of Blues coach Antonio Conte to his native country. 

Benfica’s Unfortunate 18-Year-Old Keeper Adds Another Sad Chapter To His Story

It’s been two weeks since Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar made Champions League history by becoming the youngest goalkeeper to ever play in the competition, breaking Iker Casillas’s record at the tender age of 18 years and 52 days. What was even more memorable was Svilar’s horrendous mistake on a Marcus Rashford free kick, when the young Belgian caught the curler but dumbly brought the ball with him across his own goal line. The mistake gave Manchester United a 1-0 victory. 

Stephan El Shaarawy Hits A Screamer Less Than One Minute Into Chelsea Match

Eden Dzeko cushions a perfect header that sets up a Stephan El Shaarawy volley for the ages. What a strike! Roma are up early in Champions League group stage play.

Toronto FC Are Going To Win The MLS Cup Because They Have Sebastian Giovinco, And Nobody Else Does

Sebastian Giovinco is extremely good at free kicks. The little Italian is as good as just about anybody in Europe, barring the truly world-class free kick-takers. He's certainly the best free kick-taker in MLS.

Giovinco displayed his exceptional talents in the 72nd minute with Toronto FC and the New York Red Bulls knotted at 1-1 Monday.

Bang.

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