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Dortmund on brink of early exit, as Sevilla boost hopes

By Robert Jones

Borussia Dortmund look to be heading out of the Champions League after a frustrating 1-1 draw at home against APOEL Nicosia last night.

The Germans took the lead through Raphael Guerreiro in the 29th minute and should have been out of sight before APOEL's Mickael Pote hit an equaliser six minutes into the second half.

The point was of little use to either side, with both on two points in Group H - five behind Real Madrid, with Tottenham already qualified.

In Group F, Ukraine ace Marlos bagged a brace as Shakhtar Donetsk came from behind to beat Feyenoord 3-1 and take a big stride towards the knockouts.

Shakhtar are on nine points after four matches, three behind leaders Manchester City but six ahead of third-placed Napoli.

Feyenoord took an early lead when Nicolai Jorgensen powered home a header but just five minutes later the hosts had turned the match on its head as first Facundo Ferreyra equalised and then Marlos added a second.

Marlos completed his brace to make the points safe.

Besiktas also edged closer to a place in the last 16 after a 1-1 home draw with Monaco left them top of Group G.

After Porto's 3-1 win over RB Leipzig in the later game, Besiktas need one point from their last two matches.

Elsewhere, Sevilla beat Spartak Moscow 2-1 to get their Group E hopes back on track.

Clement Lenglet gave Sevilla the lead after half an hour and Ever Banega doubled their advantage. Spartak pulled a goal back with 13 minutes remaining through Ze Luis but couldn't find an equaliser.

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