Borussia Dortmund have taken the lead against Sportfreunde Lotte thanks to Christian Pulisic’s excellent finish.
Craig Shakespeare has expressed that the Foxes reaching the Champions League quarters is as big as winning the title.

Here are the latest stories for Wednesday.

DORTMUNDBorussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel has tried to calm the growing hype around Christian Pulisic, telling ARD TV the U.S. international is still a “youth player.”

– Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze will not play again this season as he receives treatment for a metabolic disorder, the club have confirmed.

– Dortmund have set up a DFB Pokal meeting with Bayern Munich for the sixth year in succession after Tuchel’s men booked their place in the semifinals.

LEICESTER: Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton were struggling to comprehend Leicester progressing into the Champions League quarterfinals after their goals helped the Foxes continue their incredible European adventure.

– Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare believes the Premier League winners can spring further surprises after progressing to the quarterfinals.

– Of all the European giants that Juventus could face in the Champions League quarterfinals, goalkeeper Gigi Buffon is most concerned about Leicester City.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli has insisted his team’s Champions League exit at the heads of Leicester City was “undeserved.”

– Porto exited the Champions League in the round of 16 at the hands of Juventus by a 3-0 aggregate scoreline after finishing both legs with only 10 players due to red cards. And Porto manager Nuno Espirito Santo was left asking what might have been.

– Bayer Leverkusen forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez has said his side face “almost mission impossible” to turn around their Champions League tie at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

MAN CITY: Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will “kill” their Champions League chances if they try to play defensively in Monaco.

MONACO: Monaco will make a late decision on whether or not to start forward Radamel Falcao in Wednesday’s Champions League round-of-16 second leg against Manchester City.

MAN UNITEDWayne Rooney and Anthony Martial both remain sidelined for Manchester United’s Europa League round-of-16 second leg against Rostov on Thursday, manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed.

– Mourinho has again said criticism of Paul Pogba is motivated by envy but insisted the Manchester United midfielder “doesn’t give an ass to what people think.”

– The Russian Football Premier League (RFPL) has banned Rostov from playing on the pitch at their Olimp-2 stadium until the state of the surface improves.

TOTTENHAM: Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that Harry Kane sustained ankle ligament damage in Sunday’s 6-0 FA Cup win over Millwall.

EVERTON: Romelu Lukaku is stalling on signing a new deal at Everton as he wants to keep his options open this summer, sources confirmed to ESPN FC.

– Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri has moved to reassure supporters about Lukaku’s future at the club.

CHELSEA: Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante says Antonio Conte is driving him to improve the attacking side of his game.

– Chelsea’s dominance of the FA Youth Cup continued with a 2-1 win against Tottenham in the semifinal first leg, but they should have finished the tie on the night.

ARSENAL: Arsenal midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide says Thierry Henry and Robert Pires play an important role in mentoring the club’s youngsters.

PSG: Paris Saint-Germain have written to UEFA regarding referee Deniz Aytekin’s performance during their 6-1 defeat away at Barcelona in the Champions League, a source close to the French club has confirmed to ESPN FC.

REAL MADRID: Real Madrid’s players took part in a special training session with the club’s basketball side after their dramatic 76-75 win over Barcelona last weekend.

BARCELONA: Neymar would not get in Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning team or even among the substitutes, according to legendary Selecao midfielder Gerson.

FIFA: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have set June 8 as the rescheduled date for the AFC Asian Cup qualifier between North Korea and Malaysia, which was slated to take place on March 28 in Pyongyang but was postponed due to “escalating diplomatic tension” between both governments.

BAYERN MUNICH: Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is right when he says it is hard to sign Bayern Munich’s best players, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Sport Bild.

INTER MILAN: Inter Milan vice president Javier Zanetti has dismissed recent speculation that club owners the Suning Group want to leave the San Siro and build a new stadium.

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson was happy with the effort and discipline of his side in its 2-0 loss to Tigres in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinal first leg on Tuesday, but was full of praise for Liga MX champion Tigres after the game.

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