Five of the Best: Champions League assists (1)

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We've all be a bit spoilt recently in the Champions League haven't we?

Last week there was the thriller in Paris as PSG fought back valiantly to earn a draw with the mighty Barcelona, while this week Borussia Dortmund staged an almighty comeback in the dying minutes against Malaga to earn a spot in the semi-finals.

Ah, you're thinking - here comes the inevitable greatest Champions League games feature. Well you'd be wrong (you presumptuous little so and so) because the aforementioned games share something else in common - both contained goals created by sensational assists.

For Barcelona, Dani Alves' outrageous outside-of-the-boot pass gifted Lionel Messi the chance to put the Catalans ahead which he duly took, while Marco Reus back-heel flick for Robert Lewandowski's equaliser against Malaga was out of this world.

The only question that needs to be asked after watching them is: Are they amongst the five best Champions League assists ever? In no particular order…

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