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Oct 25, 2020

An idol of goddess Durga is worshipped in a makeshift worship venue during Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the region, in Kolkata.

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BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia prays during traditional Dussehra puja, in Gwalior district.

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Maharshtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering during the Shiv Sena's Dusshera rally in Mumbai.

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Samajwadi Party veteran leader Mulayam Singh Yadav arrives in Lucknow after recovering from COVID-19.

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People look on as an effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra festival, in Gurugram.

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People look on as an effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra festival at Karkardooma, in New Delhi.

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People take part in a procession during Dussehra festival, in Vijayawada.

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Convoy of UP CM Yogi Adityanath on 'Vijaya Dashami' during Dussehra festival, in Gorakhpur.

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Artists perform Ramlila during Dussehra festival, in New Delhi.

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People look on as an effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra festival at Karkardooma, in New Delhi.

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People look on as an effigy burns during Dussehra festival, in New Delhi.

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India's first seaplane lands at Kochi Lake for refueling, ahead of its inauguration in Gujarat, in Kochi.

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An effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra festival, in Gurugram.

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Artists dressed as Lord Ram, Laxman and Hanuman before burning an effigy of demon King Ravana during Dussehra festival, in New Delhi.

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People look on as an effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra festival at Karkardooma, in New Delhi.

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People watch Ramlila during Dussehra festival, in New Delhi.

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An effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra festival, in New Delhi.

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People look out from behind a curtain to watch Dussehra festival celebrations held where access was restricted due to the coronavirus pandemic at Karkardooma, New Delhi.

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People look out from behind a curtain to watch Dussehra festival celebrations held where access was restricted due to the coronavirus pandemic at Karkardooma, New Delhi.

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People look out from behind a curtain to watch Dussehra festival celebrations held where access was restricted due to the coronavirus pandemic at Karkardooma, New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to the fallen heroes of 33 Corps in Sikkim.

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Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu gestures during a programme, organised to distribute blankets among the needy as winter season approaches, in Amritsar.

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People get sanitised as they enter Ramleela ground during Dussehra Festival, at Karkardooma in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performs 'shastra puja' at the Sukna Army Camp, in Darjeeling.

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NCB personnel take TV actress Preetika Chauhan and another accused to a court for their alleged involvement in a drugs case, in Mumbai.

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Children dressed as Lord Hanuman aim their bows and arrows towards an effigy of demon king Ravana during Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.

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Police attempt to detain ABVP activists trying to hoist the Tricolor at PDP headquarters, in Jammu.

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Devotees wearing PPE kits perform the traditional 'Dhunuchi dance' in front of an idol of Goddess Durga during Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Devotees pray in front of an idol of Goddess Durga at a community pandal of Aram Bagh Puja Samiti, in New Delhi.

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Members of Bajrang Sena dressed as Lord Hanuman celebrate near an effigy of demon king Ravana during Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.

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Effigies of mythological demon king Ravana, his brother Kumbhakaran, his son Meghnad and novel coronavirus are seen before they are burnt, marking the end of Dussehra festival at Karkardooma, New Delhi.

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An effigy of novel coronavirus is seen at Karkardooma, New Delhi.

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Artist perform Ramlila during Dussehra festival, at Karkardooma in New Delhi.

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People watching Ramlila during Dussehra festival, at Karkardooma in New Delhi.

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Devotees immerse an idol of Goddess Durga on the final day of Durga Puja festival in Prayagraj.

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Vendors selling earthen pots wait for customers ahead of Karva Chauth festival, in Jammu.

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A policeman questions locals throwing puja offerings on the Yamuna river and at the pavement of Geeta Colony Bridge, on the last day of Navratri festival, in East Delhi.

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Afghan men bury a victim of Saturday suicide attack that targeted education center, in Kabul Afghanistan. Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing on an education center in Kabul to two dozen killed mostly schoolchildren, as hundreds of people gathered for funerals or awaited word of loved ones outside hospitals and morgues.

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People prepare to burn effigies of mythological demon king Ravana, center and his brothers marking the end of Dussehra festival at Karkardooma, New Delhi.

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A burning effigy of Ravana during the Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.

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BJP National President JP Nadda during the foundation stone laying ceremony and inauguration of various district BJP offices of Rajasthan via video conferencing, at BJP HQ in New Delhi. BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh (L) and BJP National Secretary Alka Gurjar (R) are also seen.

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Security personnel stand in a queue to receive their weapons for election duty ahead of the first phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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Members of Bharatiya Kisan Union burn an effigy during the Dussehra celebrations, in Bathinda.

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BJP National President JP Nadda speaks during the foundation stone laying ceremony and inauguration of various district BJP offices of Rajasthan via video conferencing, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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Devotees leave after offering prayers to Goddess Durga on the occasion of the Dussehra festival, at Kanaka Durga temple, in Vijayawada.

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Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi gestures during a press conference, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajath Singh performs 'Shastra Puja' on the occasion of Dussehra festival, at the Sukna Army Camp in Darjeeling.

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Security personnel with a sniffer dog inspect the venue for the forthcoming election rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of Bihar Assembly election, in Patna.

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Members of Unemployed D.P.E Teachers Union during a protest against the state government in support of their demands, in Patiala.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during an election meeting, at Benipur in Darbhanga district.

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CSK Captain MS Dhoni and RCB Captain Virat Kohli during the toss of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Imran Tahir of Chennai Superkings during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Chennai SuperKings players celebrate the wicket of Aaron Finch during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performs rituals inside a temple on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Gorakhpur.

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A police officer worships weapons as part of a ritual on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Ahmedabad.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat performs 'Shastra Puja' during the celebration on the occasion of Dussehra festival, at RSS headquarter in Nagpur.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrives to pay homage to martyrs of 33 Corps during his visit to Sikkim.

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Police personnel perform 'Shastra Puja' on the occasion of Dussehra, at Kandivali in Mumbai.

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Devotees, adhering to social distancing norms, offer prayers at Lord Bankey Bihari temple after it reopened for visitors as it was shut for two days due to over crowding, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Vrindavan.

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Devotees wait to offer prayers at Vindhyavasini temple on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Mirzapur.

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Workers carrying an effigy of Ravana arrives at the residence of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia during the Dussehra celebrations of Luv Kush Ramleela Committee, in New Delhi.

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Congress MLA Rahul Lodhi joins BJP in the presence of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, at party office in Bhopal.

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Police personnel worship their weapons on the occasion of Dussehra festival, at Police Ground in Thane.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during the celebration on the occasion of Dussehra, in Nagpur.

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Members of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal perform 'Shastra Puja' on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Jammu.

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Devotees perform 'Hawan' inside a temple during the ongoing Durga Puja celebration, in Patna.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspect weapons at the Sukna Army Camp, in Darjeeling.

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Pat Cummins of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane of Delhi Capitals during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 cricket match, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in UAE

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Varun Chakaravarthy of Kolkata Knight Riders drops the catch of Shreyas Iyer of Delhi Capitals during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 cricket match, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in UAE

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Rishabh Pant of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in UAE.

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Skipper Shreyas Iyer of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in UAE.

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Skipper Shreyas Iyer of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 cricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in UAE.

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Rishabh Pant of Delhi Capitals plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 ricket match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in UAE

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Arshdeep Singh of Kings XI Punjab celebrates the wicket of Vijay Shankar of Sunrisers Hyderabad during Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Rashid Khan of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates the wicket of Chris Gayle of Kings XI Punjab during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Rashid Khan of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates the wicket of Chris Gayle of Kings XI Punjab during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad plays a shot during Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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KXIP captain KL Rahul and SRH Captain David Warner during the toss before their Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Chelsea's Jorginho kicks a ball during warmup before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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President Donald Trump talks with reporters after casting his ballot in the presidential election, at the Palm Beach County Main Library, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Australia's Jai Hindley wears the pink jersey of the race overall leader as he celebrates on the podium after completing the 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race from Alba to Sestriere, Italy.

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right is fouled by Sheffield United's John Lundstram, who was shown a yellow card for the tackle, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Sven Spichiger, Washington State Department of Agriculture managing entomologist, walks with a canister of Asian giant hornets vacuumed from a nest in a tree behind him, in Blaine, Wash. Scientists in Washington state discovered the first nest earlier in the week of so-called murder hornets in the United States and worked to wipe it out Saturday morning to protect native honeybees. Workers with the state Agriculture Department spent weeks searching, trapping and using dental floss to tie tracking devices to Asian giant hornets, which can deliver painful stings to people and spit venom but are the biggest threat to honeybees that farmers depend on to pollinate crops.

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Supporters of Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party cheer from a truck during an election campaign for next month's general election on the outskirts Yangon, Myanmar.

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Tourists wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus line up to enter Forbidden City in Beijing. With the outbreak of COVID-19 largely under control within China's borders, the routines of normal daily life have begun to return for its citizens.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos scores his side's 2nd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric celebrates scoring his side's 3rd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique reacts during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos kicks a penalty scoring his side's 2nd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Sergio Busquets fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Ansu Fati celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Casemiro fights for the ball against Barcelona's Sergio Busquets during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Bayern's Jamal Musiala, right, celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal of the game during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Frankfurt, in the Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany.

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Frankfurt's Timothy Chandler, left, vies for the ball with Munich's Bouna Sarr during a German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt, in Munich, Germany.

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Bayern's Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring his side's third goal of the game during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Frankfurt, in the Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany.

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Referee Markus Schmidt, background right, gives Munich's Jerome Boateng a yellow card after a collision with Frankfurt's Andre Silva, on ground, during a German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt, in Munich.

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Robert Lewandowski of Munich, right, celebrates his side's second goal during a German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich.

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Bayern's Leroy Sane, left, and Frankfurt's Martin Hinteregger battle for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Frankfurt, in the Allianz Arena, Munich.

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Bayern's Bouna Sarr, left, and Frankfurt's Stefan Ilsanker battle for the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Frankfurt, in the Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany.

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Liverpool's Diogo Jota, left, celebrates with teammates including Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, center, who give a thumbs up, as they celebrate Jota scoring his sides second goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England. Liverpool won the game 2-1.

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Sheffield United's Oliver McBurnie, right shoots wide of the goal under pressure from Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Sheffield United's Sander Berge shoots and scores from the penalty sport for the opening goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino taps in to score his sides first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino, (9), shoots and scores his sides first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Sheffield United's Sander Berge, center (8), celebrates with teammates after scoring from the penalty sport for the opening goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Liverpool's Sadio Mane, right, challenges Sheffield United's John Egan for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Sheffield United at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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Chelsea's goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, left, hugs with Manchester United's Paul Pogba at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester United's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, centre, shakes hands with Chelsea's Thiago Silva, right, at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, centre, duels for the ball with Chelsea's Ben Chilwell, left, and Chelsea's N'Golo Kante during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester United's Edinson Cavani, centre, heads the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford, right, duels for the ball with Chelsea's Reece James during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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Chelsea's Christian Pulisic, centre right, tries to block a shot from Manchester United's Scott McTominay, centre left, during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, centre, kicks the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea, at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England.

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AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Virat Kohli captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Faf du Plessis of Chennai Superkings takes a catch during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Virat Kohli captain of RCB and MS Dhoni captain of CSK during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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RCB captain Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers in action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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RCB players during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Faf du Plessis of Chennai Superkings plays a shot during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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CSK batsman plays a shot during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Ambati Rayudu and Ruturaj Gaikwad of Chennai Superkings during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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Ruturaj Gaikwad of Chennai Superkings plays a shot during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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MS Dhoni captain of Chennai Superkings plays a shot during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

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