Porto fly the Portuguese flag in the Champions League

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Kamil Glik and Radamel Falcao scored for the visitors, but they were unable to execute a comeback.

But how have some of the potential Premier League players of the future performed in Europe?

St Juste scored from a corner in the last minute for Feyenoord, who had been reduced to 10 men in the closing stages.

The Cameroon global scored a first-half brace to steer Sergio Conceicao's men to a 5-2 victory in the encounter.

"We played a great, great match in terms of team play".

"We are eager to do better than in the first leg, we do not like to lose twice against the same opponent", said Hasenhuettl.

The 29-year-old made his 164th competitive appearance for the club on Wednesday when he replaced Kevin Kampl in the second half of their 2-1 defeat to Besiktas.

On Tuesday night Portugal's other two clubs in this season's Champions League waved goodbye to the competition, albeit in very different circumstances.

Liverpool's convincing victory over Shakhtar Donetsk - the Spanish team's rivals for second place - ensured that even after dropping points to Maribor, they progressed to the knockout stage. "Our adversaries were not that much superior to us", claimed Benfica coach Rui Vitória, but the numbers suggest otherwise and if the 4-time Liga NOS champions fail to react domestically, the manager's position will start to come under intense scrutiny.

The German side, who had to achieve a better result than Porto to finish second behind Group G winners Besiktas, were beaten by a half-volleyed 90th minute strike from Brazil Under-23 worldwide Talisca. "Getting 12 points in this group is fantastic". Save some of those for Russia Ron...

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