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Top spot for Shakhtar

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA29 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk secured top spot in Champions League Group H with a 2-0 win condemning Braga to a place in the last 32 of the Europa League.Both sides had a chance of going through to the knockout stages at the start of the tie but when Shakhtar netted through Razvan Rat (78) and Adriano (83) only one side were celebrating.Braga fired the opening shot, Luis Aguiar giving Andrei Pyatov a relati...Full Story »

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Braga preview - All to play for in Ukraine

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA128 hits

Everything is to play for in Champions League Group F, with Shakhtar Donetsk and Braga both having a chance of qualification for the last 16. The two meet at the Donbass Arena, with Shakhtar leading the group by three points from Braga and Arsenal who are tied for second. The Ukrainian hosts need just a point to progress, while if Arsenal lose to Partizan Belgrade, Braga will also need just a ...Full Story »

FC Copenhagen vs Panathinaikos preview - Ferreira: Pride at stake

Posted Tuesday, December 07, 2010 by PA106 hits

Panathinaikos coach Jesualdo Ferreira has warned FC Copenhagen they will not be given an easy ride. Pana are out of contention at the bottom of Champions League Group D and cannot even qualify for the consolation prize of the Europa League. FCK have fared much better and go into the final match in the pool in second place, a point ahead of Rubin Kazan who face a daunting trip to Barcelona. A ...Full Story »

FC Sheriff vs Dynamo Kiev Preview

Posted Thursday, December 02, 2010 by ESPN120 hits

FC Sheriff coach Andrei Sosnitski remembers tough contests against his Dynamo Kiev counterpart Valeri Gazzaev. He is expecting another rough ride when the two sides go head-to-head on Thursday. Sosnitski, who came up against Gazzaev on the pitch in the former Soviet Union, takes on his old rival from the dugout tomorrow night as the Moldovan champions host the Ukrainian outfit in Tiraspol in...Full Story »

FC Utrecht vs Napoli Preview

Posted Thursday, December 02, 2010 by ESPN134 hits

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri has demanded maximum concentration from his players ahead of their must-win game at FC Utrecht. The clash in Holland will see the bottom two clubs in Group K fight to keep alive their Europa League hopes. Both sides head into the encounter winless and two points behind second-placed Steaua Bucharest with two games remaining. Liverpool top the group with eight poi...Full Story »

FC Metalist vs Kharkivv Preview - Metalist focused on matters closer to home

Posted Wednesday, December 01, 2010 by ESPN56 hits

Metalist Kharkiv midfielder Denys Oliynyk insists his team will be thinking only about their own performance when they face Debrecen in the penultimate round of Europa League group fixtures on Wednesday. The Ukrainian outfit know a victory against the Group I minnows combined with a defeat or draw for Sampdoria against PSV Eindhoven will confirm their place in the last 32 with a game to spare. ...Full Story »

Inter Milan 1-0 FC Twente - Inter secure qualification

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by PA27 hits

Inter Milan handed under-pressure boss Rafael Benitez some respite as they edged out FC Twente 1-0 to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League. Esteban Cambiasso scored the only goal of the game at the San Siro after 55 minutes to secure a victory which was deserved but far from simple for the Italian champions, who were without a win in five in all competitions and have slipped to six...Full Story »

Rubin Kazan vs FC Copenhagen preview - Kazan hopes lives on

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by PA66 hits

Rubin Kazan breathed fresh life into their hopes of reaching the last 16 of the Champions League after squeezing past FC Copenhagen this evening. Captain Cristian Noboa netted the only goal of the game from the penalty spot in first-half injury time as Rubin, having drawn three of their opening four matches in Group D and losing the other, finally found the winning formula. The victory not onl...Full Story »

Shakhtar beats Partizan 3-0 in Champions League

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by YAHOO Sport19 hits

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP)—Shakhtar Donetsk scored three times within 16 minutes in the second half to beat Partizan Belgrade 3-0 Tuesday and go top of Group H of the Champions League. The Ukrainian champions took the lead in the 52nd minute after a corner kick by Jadson found Taras Stepanenko, whose powerful close-range shot went in under the bar. Jadson made it 2-0 in the 59th on a powerful...Full Story »

Shakhtar on the brink

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by PA7 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk scored three second-half goals to brush aside Partizan Belgrade 3-0 and virtually assure progression from Group H.After a first-half stalemate, goals from Taras Stepanenko, Jadson and Eduardo put Shakhtar in charge of the group as news came through of a shock defeat for Arsenal at Braga.However, Shakhtar had begun the night on the backfoot, with goalkeeper Andrei Pyatov require...Full Story »

Rubin Kazan vs FC Copenhagen preview - Kuzmin eyeing payback

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by PA220 hits

Rubin Kazan defender Oleg Kuzmin will be looking for revenge when his team attempts to keep their Champions League campaign alive against FC Copenhagen. Rubin, who lost 1-0 in Copenhagen back in September, sit third in Group D, four points behind the second-placed Danish side, and need to win to have a chance of finishing in the top two. Kuzmin knows better than most the size of the task that ...Full Story »

Inter Milan vs FC Twente preview - Moratti focused on Twente clash

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2010 by PA148 hits

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti only wants his players to focus on Champions League Group A match against FC Twente and forget the constant media speculation that coach Rafael Benitez may be dismissed if results do not improve. The Nerazzurri go into the encounter at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium in the midst of a dismal run of results. Last weekend's 2-1 defeat at Chievo followed a 1-0 lo...Full Story »

Partizan Belgrade vs Shakhtar Donetsk preview - Shakhtar close in on qualification

Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by PA60 hits

Shakhtar Donetsk defender Dmytro Chygrynsky insists his team will take the game to Partizan Belgrade as they look to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Ukrainian Premier League leaders will ensure a place in the knockout phase with a game to spare if they win in Serbia and Braga fail to beat Arsenal in Portugal. A draw would also be enough for the Pitmen if Braga lose to t...Full Story »

Hamilton FC vs Dundee United preview - Smith calls for Dens roar

Posted Saturday, November 06, 2010 by PA23 hits

Dundee manager Barry Smith reckons that no motivational talk will be required when Partick Thistle come calling as the Dark Blues take the field for the first time since a 25-point penalty was imposed on the Dens Park club by the SFL. Smith has no injury or suspension worries to contend with as he looks to rebuild his side`s shattered season. He said: "We have a full squad which is a bonus and...Full Story »

Sevilla FC 4 - 0 Karpaty Lviv

Posted Friday, November 05, 2010 by ESPN37 hits

Spaniards move top Sevilla's midfielder Alejandro Alfaro celebrates (2ndR) with teammates after scoring against FC Karpaty during their Europa League football match Sevilla powered their way to the top of Europa League Group J after thrashing Karpaty Lviv 4-0.The Ukranians' already slim hopes of reaching the knockout stages are now over after they crashed to their fourth successive defeat. Se...Full Story »

FC Steaua Bucuresti vs Utrecht

Posted Thursday, November 04, 2010 by livesoccertv.com80 hits

Date/Time:  Nov 4, 2010, 4:05pm Competition: UEFA Europa League  Live/Repeat: Live  Venue: Stadionul Steaua, Bucuresti (Bucuresti) FC Utrecht visit Stadionul Steaua without Zambia international Jacob Mulenga, who's been the main driver of the Dutch side this season. Both teams will be looking forward to celebrate their first victory in the competition in the Romanian capital on ...Full Story »

Group E: Borisov v FC Sheriff Preview

Posted Thursday, November 04, 2010 by ESPN57 hits

BATE Borisov did not have to dig too deep to defeat a team boasting a 56-year-old in their ranks just over a week ago. But the Europa League Group E leaders will expect a much sterner test when they return to European action against FC Sheriff on Thursday night. The Belarus top flight may not be the pinnacle of European football, but Dinamo Brest stretched the point last week when they fielded...Full Story »

Arsenal 1-2 Shakhtar Donetsk - Gunners` Euro hopes dented by familiar face

Posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010 by PA18 hits

Eduardo returned to haunt his old club as Shakhtar Donetsk fought back from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1 in their Champions League Group H clash at Donbass Arena. England forward Theo Walcott had slotted in a fine breakaway goal after 10 minutes for the injury-hit Barclays Premier League side, who were without captain Cesc Fabregas. However, Shakhtar - trashed 5-1 at Emirates Stadium a fort...Full Story »

FC Copenhagen 1-1 Barcelona - Barca held by Copenhagen

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by PA26 hits

Barcelona will have to wait to book their spot in the last 16 of the Champions League after being held to a 1-1 draw by FC Copenhagen at the Parken Stadion. Barca knew a victory in Denmark would guarantee themselves a place in the knock-out stages and the two-time reigning Spanish champions looked on course to achieve that after taking a 31st-minute lead through Lionel Messi. However, second-p...Full Story »

Werder Bremen 0-2 FC Twente - Twente keep hopes alive

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by PA12 hits

FC Twente kept alive their faint Champions League hopes with a crucial 2-0 win away to 10-man Werder Bremen. The game was a succession of half-chances until the 74th-minute dismissal of Torsten Frings swung the balance in the Dutch side's favour. Twente seized their chance, Nacer Chadli quickly finding the breakthrough before Luuk de Jong confirmed the win just moments later. Wesley started p...Full Story »

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