Borussia Dortmund and Legia Warsaw played one of the most remarkable #Champions League games in history at the Westfalenstadion on Tuesday night. The match finished 8-4 to the German side, who equalled the Champions League record for most goals in a single game. The 12 goals scored in total on the night was an outright record, while Legia became the first team to score four goals in a game and lose.

Dortmund, boosted by a win over Bayern at the weekend in the Bundesliga, fell behind in the tenth minute before equalising through former Manchester United player Shinji Kagawa after 17 minutes. A goal frenzy followed, leaving Dortmund 5-2 up after 32 minutes.

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The madness continued in the second half up until stoppage time when an own goal from Legia's Jakub Rzezniczak finally brought the game to a close.

Dortmund have excelled this season in Europe, and sit top of a group which includes defending champions Real Madrid. How far can they go? To answer that it’s worth looking through the #Football archives at how previous teams to score eight times in a Champions League fixture fared in the remainder of the competition.

Real Madrid 8-0 Malmo, December 2015

Spanish giants Real were the most recent side to score eight in a single game. Malmo of Sweden were the unsuspecting victims at the Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo, the competition’s record scorer, netted four times while Karim Benzema helped himself to a hat-trick.

It was the high point of Rafael Benitez’s brief spell in charge, but Real nevertheless went on to win the tournament under the guidance of Zinedine Zidane.

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They beat local rivals Atlético in the final.

Liverpool 8-0 Besiktas, November 2007

Amazingly, one of the other two instances of a team scoring eight goals also came with Benitez in charge. Liverpool, finalists in the previous campaign, went into a home game with Turkish side Besiktas needing a win to maintain their hopes of qualification. They secured it in the most emphatic fashion, with midfielder Yossi Benayoun netting a hat-trick. Peter Crouch and Ryan Babel grabbed two apiece.

Buoyed by that performance, the Reds went on to reach the semi-final, losing out to Chelsea 4-3 on aggregate (after extra time). The Premier League boasted three of the semi-finalists that year, with Manchester United winning the tournament after a gripping penalty shoot-out.

Monaco 8-3 Deportivo, November 2003

The first team to score eight goals in a Champions League game was Monaco, who defeated Spanish side Deportivo 8-3 in a remarkable match. Monaco rushed into a 4-0 lead after just half an hour and never looked back.

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Croatian striker Dado Prso was the hero with four goals, while Diego Tristan scored twice for the visitors.

Familiar names in the French club’s line-up that night include former Manchester United full-back Patrice Evra and ex-Arsenal defender Sebastian Squillaci. Monaco were fantastic in the Champions League during the 2003/04 campaign. They beat Real Madrid over two legs in the quarter-final, followed by Claudio Ranieri’s Chelsea in the semis. Porto ultimately defeated them in the final, managed by a brash young coach named Jose Mourinho.

It seems obvious to say after scoring eight goals, but history points to a successful season in the Champions League for Dortmund.