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Rangers end with draw

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

Kenny Miller scored his 19th goal of the season but Rangers could only conclude their Champions League campaign with a draw against Bursaspor in the Bursa Ataturk stadium.The Ibrox striker broke the deadlock in the 19th minute when he lashed a left-footed shot from 12 yards past Yavuz Ozkan after good work from Steven Naismith and Steven Whittaker down the left-hand side.However, the Scottish c...Full Story »

United held by Valencia

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

Manchester United lost their perfect Champions League defensive record but still managed to claim top spot in Group C thanks to Anderson's second-half equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Valencia.United had the better of an entertaining contest but a succession of failures in front of goal looked set to cost them dear when Pablo Hernandez rifled the visitors in front after half an hour.It was the firs...Full Story »

Lyon top, Hapoel out

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

Alexandre Lacazette struck an equaliser three minutes from time to deny Hapoel Tel Aviv a place in the Europa League but it was not enough to give his Lyon side top spot in Champions League Group B after a 2-2 draw.After an entertaining but goalless first half Lisandro Lopez and Ben Sahar traded goals within a minute of each other around the hour mark before Eran Zahavi made it 2-1 to the visit...Full Story »

Draw sees Spurs top group

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

Tottenham capped an unforgettable Champions League Group A campaign with another thriller as they secured top spot despite a 3-3 draw at FC Twente.No matter how Harry Redknapp's men fare in the knockout stage, the manner in which they have gone about getting there is the stuff of Hollywood and it was no exception.Needing to win to be certain of finishing above Inter Milan, Spurs led three times...Full Story »

Inter lose 3-0 at Bremen to miss out on top spot

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

BREMEN, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Defending champions Inter Milan slumped to a 3-0 defeat at Werder Bremen on Tuesday to miss their chance to challenge for the Champions League Group A top spot. Already qualified for the round of 16, Inter, who finish second to Tottenham Hotspur, fielded a largely makeshift team as coach Rafa Benitez spared several top players for the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi later ...Full Story »

Barcelona beats Rubin Kazan 2-0 to stay unbeaten

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

BARCELONA, Spain (AP)—Barcelona second-string players Andreu Fontas and Victor Vazquez scored in a 2-0 win over Rubin Kazan on Tuesday to ensure the Spanish club ended the group stage of the Champions League unbeaten. Barcelona had already sealed top spot in Group D, ensuring coach Pep Guardiola selected mostly reserve players and they completed the team’s first win in four attempts...Full Story »

Copenhagen seal progress

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

FC Copenhagen stormed into the last 16 of the Champions League as they pulled Panathinaikos apart 3-1 at the Parken.Martin Vingaard put the hosts ahead in the 26th minute and from then on they were dominant, with a 50th-minute penalty from Jesper Gronkjaer and Djibril Cisse's own goal wrapping up the points, before Cedric Kante netted late on for Pana.The result ensured Copenhagen advanced from...Full Story »

Schalke top Group B

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

Schalke secured top spot in Champions League Group B with an impressive 2-1 victory away to hapless Benfica.Having already sealed their passage to the knockout stage thanks to a 3-0 win over Lyon a fortnight ago, Schalke might have been tempted to take their foot off the gas for the final group game.However, goals by Jose Manuel Jurado and Benedikt Howedes, before Luisao's consolation, gave the...Full Story »

Inter crash in Bremen

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by PA

Inter Milan settled for second place in Champions League Group A as they put in a feeble display in a comprehensive 3-0 defeat at Werder Bremen.A first-half header from Sebastien Prodl combined with a glorious volley from former Inter man Marko Arnautovic and a sharp strike from substitute Claudio Pizarro after the break earned Bremen their first win in the group.It could have been even more em...Full Story »

Ronaldinho & Robinho Could Start Against Ajax As Massimiliano Allegri Confirms Rest For Milan Ace Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted Wednesday, December 08, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will step aside and allow Ronaldinho space to convince coach Massimiliano Allegri, who said he may start for Milan against Ajax if he passes a late fitness test.Ibrahimovic will be rested for the game as Milan are already through to the last 16 alongside Real Madrid.But despite the game's dead rubber nature, Allegri has asked for strict and unswerving order from those who get ...Full Story »

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