UEFA Champions League: Most Important Player to Watch in Every 2nd-Leg Clash

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UEFA Champions League: Most Important Player to Watch in Every 2nd-Leg Clash
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The UEFA Champions League is halfway through the Round of 16 now, with all of the first legs having taken place over the past two weeks.

With most ties finely poised heading into the return fixture, each side will be drawing up their battle plans and tactical layouts of how to progress safely into the quarterfinals, and in each case, though a team effort will be important, there will be one or two players who are absolutely key to success.

Only one fixture has a first-leg scoreline with a difference of more than two goals between the teams, meaning that it's a case of everything to play for, for the vast majority of sides.

Here is a rundown of the key player to watch out for in every second-leg fixture.

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