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Porto's Carlos Eduardo, left, vies for the ball with Benfica's Nemanja Matic, right, during the Portuguese league soccer match between Benfica and Porto at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

Porto's Carlos Eduardo, left, vies for the ball with Benfica's Nemanja Matic, right, during the Portuguese league soccer match between Benfica and Porto at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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