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Our tips for Tuesday night's Champions League action1

Champions League preview

The Champions League continues on Tuesday night with both Manchester clubs in action. We have four best bets.

The latest Sporting Life Accumulator2

Sporting Life Accumulator

Midweek Sky Bet EFL action means we have another Sporting Life Accumulator to back, which is enhanced to 16/1 by the EFL title sponsors.

Check out today's Paper Talk3

Tuesday's Paper Talk

Chelsea set to spend big in January and Real Madrid line up Antonio Conte - all in today's newspapers.

Our best bets for the latest Sky Bet EFL action4

Sky Bet EFL betting preview

Midweek Sky Bet EFL action returns across the three divisions and we've found value in goalscorers on Tuesday night.

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Perfect 10 for Ozil and Arsenal

A sublime display from captain Mesut Ozil inspired Arsenal as they came from behind to beat Leicester and extend their winning run to 10 games.

Robert Lewandowski scores hat-trick as Bayern Munich win Super Cup

Robert Lewandowski eased into the new season with a hat-trick as Bayern Munich thrashed Eintracht Frankfurt to claim a third successive victory in the curtain-raising Super Cup.

Niko Kovac was taking charge of his first competitive match as Bayern boss - against the team he left in the summer - and Lewandowski's ruthless streak ensured it was a triumphant start to his tenure at Commerzbank-Arena.

The 29-year-old gave the German champions a 2-0 half-time lead with a pair of headers, then slotted home a third early in the second half before Kingsley Coman and Thiago Alcantara wrapped things up.

Kovac's first starting XI was as expected with James Rodriguez, Corentin Tolisso and Jerome Boateng all resting or injured and grabbed the lead in the 22nd minute.

Joshua Kimmich was the creator, surging down the right and drifting in a glorious cross. Lewandowski still needed to beat David Abraham and Makoto Hasebe to the header but that proved unnervingly easy for the Poland forward.

Eintracht's lesson was not learned and less than five minutes later Bayern, and Lewandowski, had their second.

Arjen Robben's corner found its target, who again snaked between two markers to nod past Frederick Ronnow.

He put his name on the match ball nine minutes after the restart, picking up Thomas Muller's pass and breezing past the ragged Abraham before slotting low into the corner of the net.

Substitute Coman netted a fourth, tapping home David Alaba's cross, and Thiago added the finishing touch late on having been teed-up by Coman.

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Most Read Football

Our tips for Tuesday night's Champions League action1

Champions League preview

The Champions League continues on Tuesday night with both Manchester clubs in action. We have four best bets.

The latest Sporting Life Accumulator2

Sporting Life Accumulator

Midweek Sky Bet EFL action means we have another Sporting Life Accumulator to back, which is enhanced to 16/1 by the EFL title sponsors.

Check out today's Paper Talk3

Tuesday's Paper Talk

Chelsea set to spend big in January and Real Madrid line up Antonio Conte - all in today's newspapers.

Our best bets for the latest Sky Bet EFL action4

Sky Bet EFL betting preview

Midweek Sky Bet EFL action returns across the three divisions and we've found value in goalscorers on Tuesday night.

Mesut Ozil celebrates5

Perfect 10 for Ozil and Arsenal

A sublime display from captain Mesut Ozil inspired Arsenal as they came from behind to beat Leicester and extend their winning run to 10 games.

Football Tips

Our tips for Tuesday night's Champions League action

Champions League preview

The Champions League continues on Tuesday night with both Manchester clubs in action. We have four best bets.

Our best bets for the latest Sky Bet EFL action

Sky Bet EFL betting preview

Midweek Sky Bet EFL action returns across the three divisions and we've found value in goalscorers on Tuesday night.

The latest Sporting Life Accumulator

Sporting Life Accumulator

Midweek Sky Bet EFL action means we have another Sporting Life Accumulator to back, which is enhanced to 16/1 by the EFL title sponsors.