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Manchester, England (SportsNetwork. Andrew Norwell Jaguars Jersey .com) - Sergio Aguero produced a hat trick at the Etihad on Tuesday to revive Manchester Citys Champions League campaign with a 3-2 victory over 10-man Bayern Munich in Group E action. The match started brightly for City as Bayern was reduced to 10 men in the 21st minute when Mehdi Benatias sliding challenge in the box denied Aguero a clear scoring opportunity. Benatia was shown a straight red card and Aguero buried the ensuing penalty to give the Citizens considerable momentum. The hosts, however, initially failed to capitalize as Bayern dictated play before going in front with two goals in the final five minutes of the opening period. Xabi Alonso leveled the score in the 40th minute by taking advantage of some poor set-piece positioning from Joe Hart, which allowed the Spanish midfielder to slot a free kick into the bottom corner with ease. Not satisfied with the equalizer, Bayern grabbed the lead just before halftime with Robert Lewandowski beating Vincent Kompany and Bacary Sagna to a cross and heading the delivery into the back of the net. City settled into the match during the second half but never truly threatened Manuel Neuer in the Bayern net, until a pair of giveaways from the visitors allowed Aguero to play the role of the hero. The equalizer came in the 85th minute when an arrant pass from Alonso was picked off by Stefan Jovetic. Aguero collected the ball and split the Bayern defense before firing a shot off the post and into the back of the net. Bayerns defensive woes worsened in the first minute of stoppage time when Jerome Boateng conceded possession at the edge of the penalty area to see Aguero through on goal. The Argentine made no mistake with the finish, slotting a right-footed shot against the grain to beat Neuer and seal all three points for the Citizens. Bayern Munich stays atop Group E on 12 points, but the runner-up spot in the group remains up for grabs as a late equalizer from Vasili Berezutski on Tuesday helped CSKA Moscow claim a 1-1 draw against Roma, leaving the two clubs level with City on five points apiece. Chelsea cruised to a 5-0 victory over Schalke at the Veltins Arena on Tuesday as three first-half goals powered the Blues to a comfortable win over former manager Roberto Di Matteo. John Terry put the English side in front by heading home a corner kick after only two minutes. Willian doubled the advantage in the 29th minute on a goalkeeping error from Ralf Fahrmann while an own goal from Jan Kirchhoff in the 44th left the hosts in a massive hole. The second half was much of the same as a simple finish from Didier Drogba and a header from Ramires in the span of two minutes completed the rout, clinching a spot in the knockout round for the Blues. Chelsea stays in first place in Group G by improving to 11 points while Sporting Lisbon, which received goals from Carlos Mane, Nani and Islam Slimani, cruised to a 3-1 victory over Maribor to climb to second place with seven points. Schalke drops to third place with five points while Maribor remains at the foot of the table with three points. Lionel Messi continued his record-setting form in Barcelonas 4-0 victory at APOEL on Tuesday. After breaking the La Liga scoring record at the weekend, the Argentine provided a curtain call by netting a hat trick in Tuesdays affair to become the all-time leading scorer in the Champions League. Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 27th minute before Messi doubled the advantage in the 38th. The Barcelona talisman continued his scoring tear on the other side of halftime, striking in the 58th and 87th minutes to complete the comfortable victory for the Catalans. Barcelona improves to 12 points but still remains in second place in Group F as PSG claimed a 3-1 victory over Ajax at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday to maintain its one-point lead over the Spanish club. Rounding out Tuesdays Champions League action, FC Porto cruised to a 3-0 victory at BATE Borisov to clinch top spot in Group H while Athletic Bilbao picked up a 1-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk, a meaningless result with the Ukrainian side already assured a spot in the knockout round. Niles Paul Jaguars Jersey .This one was bigger than most.Ben Roethlisberger and LeVeon Bell came up big in a game that Pittsburgh had to win Sunday, leading the Steelers to a 42-21 drubbing of the Cincinnati Bengals that left the AFC North race wide open. Logan Cooke Jersey .ca presents its latest weekly power rankings for the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season.WINNIPEG – As an early afternoon practice wrapped in the blustery Manitoba capital of Winnipeg, Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle ambled over to James Reimer, stretching just outside the visitors crease, and offered a quick word. He, the 25-year-old Toronto backup net-minder and Manitoba native, would be making just his fourth start in the past 16 games against the Jets the following evening. It was the word of opportunity for Reimer, who has fallen into the role of backup, outmatched in recent weeks by Jonathan Bernier, his Quebec counterpart. "Its been," said Reimer in conversation with the Leaf Report, pausing briefly to choose his words, "its been an interesting year. Thats maybe the best way I can describe it." More than eight months after he steered the Leafs into their first playoff appearance in nine years and Reimer is no longer the no. 1 guy in Toronto. Bernier has wrestled hold of that mantle for the time being, earning the bulk of starts since the middle of December – 32 on the year compared with 21 for Reimer. Challenged, doubted, and dissected often throughout his 127-game NHL career, be it through summer trade talk for Roberto Luongo, deadline trade talk for Miikka Kiprusoff or a concussion that badly derailed his first full season, Reimer has managed to overcome a series of different hurdles in his tenure as a Leaf, but maybe nothing quite like this. Bernier is not a rumoured threat, nor a nagging injury to bypass, but a feisty challenger itching to prove himself in the spotlight. And thus far, the 25-year-old has taken full advantage of the opportunity hes been granted in Toronto, sitting amongst the top-10 in league save percentage (.925), while eventually establishing himself as the Leafs undeclared no. 1 starter. The looming challenge for Reimer is to snatch the job right back. And he plans to fight for it. He has not and has no intention of asking for a trade out of Toronto despite circumstances (Bernier trade, a proven track record) that might have led others in his situation to stray down that path. "Your end goal is to be the guy and you want that, but youve got to focus on everyday what I need to do so that that can happen," said Reimer. "Its like I want to win the Cup, but its not like every day I hit the ice Im going to win the Cup. I want to win the Cup, but when I hit the ice its what do I need to do to be the best I can be. And if you focus on that everyday then eventually the Cup will come.  "Same with this (situation). Its obviously something you want. Its something you really want. But youve got to focus on a lot smaller goals." Those goals start with making full use of the opportunities he gets, however infrequent, and reshape a race that is likely far from over. One such oopportunity presented itself earlier this week in Denver, Reimer propelling the Leafs to an unlikely 5-2 win over the Avalanche with 35 big saves. D.J. Hayden Jaguars Jersey. And now another opportunity looms against the Jets on Saturday evening, his club looking to avenge a 7-1 loss in Dallas two nights earlier. Reimers only real control in the matter of playing time is performance. And though he started with a bang in October – a gaudy .949 save percentage in six games – that performance has dipped downward (albeit with little help in some situations) with Bernier proving the more reliable and consistent of the two. "Thats exactly the way you approach it," Reimer said of earning more starts with performance. "You try not to look ahead. You try not to say Id like to get 10 out of 12 (starts) or 10 out of 20, or whatever, three out of seven, whatever it may be. "To me, when I get the nod I want to go out there and play my heart out." This is unfamiliar terrain for the Morweena native, that of the NHL backup. Though he very briefly battled with Ben Scrivens at the outset of last season, Reimer has quickly defined himself as a viable starter in the league, finishing 2013 with eighth best save percentage while steering the Leafs to a near-first round upset of the Bruins in the playoffs. He owns an impressive 63-38-15 career mark with a sturdy .915 save percentage. Falling into the role of second fiddle, thus, has been a challenge, mostly in the mental arena. "Its 105 per cent mental, I think, this game," said Reimer. "Its all about trying to be in the right mindset and trying to stay positive and knowing that when you have the extra time to work on stuff thats what youve got to do. Youve got to work your butt off so that when you get the nod youre as prepared as you can (be)." His longer-term future in Toronto remains murky at best. Reimer is a restricted free agent this summer with Bernier locked up for another year. In theory, the organization could opt to keep both – though Reimer holds arbitration rights and would seem to hold a pretty good case for a good raise – but more than likely one will be gone by next fall, if not sooner. Both want and have earned the right to start. The choice will ultimately belong to general manager Dave Nonis, who brought Bernier into the fold from Los Angeles in his first big splash as the Maple Leafs boss last summer. Reimer wants to stay and wont ask to go. But he also wants to play and intends to fight to do so. "I feel like Im becoming a better person for it or at least I hope so," he said of the experience this season. "I feel like Im battling and grinding and trying to do everything I can. 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