UEFA Cup

  • Shakhtar knock out Marseille from UEFA Cup April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Erik Gerets’ Olympique de Marseille side were ousted from the UEFA Cup, despite creating enough chances on the night to win an entire competition, let alone one tie. A goal on the half hour mark from Fernandinho may have been one of Shakhtar Donetsk's only two efforts on Steve...
  • Udinese eliminated by Werder Bremen after a thriller April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The Italians dominated the match from the start and grabbed a deserved 3-1 lead at half-time. Werder fought back though and scored twice after the break to make it 3-3 after 90 minutes. Team news The Italians started the match with three attackers in order to bounce back from...
  • Manchester City defeat Hamburg, but out of UEFA Cup April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: A one-goal margin of victory wasn't enough for the Citizens. Pre-match Manchester City were without Craig Bellamy and Shaun Wright-Phillips on Thursday night as Mark Hughes' side welcomed Hamburg for the second leg of their UEFA Cup quarter-final. Martin Jol made a few changes from the side that started against...
  • UEFA Cup Draw: Man City draw Hamburg, Udinese meet Bremen March 21, 2009

    Europe's silver competition plots its course to the final in Istanbul following the quarter final and semi final draw in Nyon, Switzerland. Quarter Finals (Apr 9, 16) Team Hamburg, Manchester City; Paris Saint Germain, Dynamo Kiev; Shakhtar Donetsk, Marsielle; Werder Bremen, Udinese. Semi Finals (Apr 30, May 7) Team Team 5. Match 4 Winner Match 1 Winner 6. Match 2 Winner Match 3...
  • Bellamy powers Manchester City past FC Copenhagen February 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Just as it seemed Manchester City were to be punished for their inability to translate their dominance into goals, Craig Bellamy stepped up with two second half strikes in seven minutes to send the Citizens into the last 16. A rain-drenched City of Manchester Stadium hosted the first...
  • Dynamo sends Valencia out of UEFA cup February 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Valencia could not hold onto their lead as Dynamo Kiev punished them for over-ambition late in the game. Artem Kravets scored twice to send Valencia crashing out of the UEFA Cup on the away goals rule this evening. The striker gave Dynamo Kiev the lead before half-time and then scored...
  • Tottenham crash out of UEFA as Shakhtar fight back February 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Spurs are out of the UEFA Cup after letting a home lead slip against the Ukrainians. Harry 'Hotspur' Redknapp looked to his fringe players on Thursday night, as many of his first choice XI were rested for the UEFA cup tie with Shakhtar. Losing by two goals to nil on...
  • AC Milan crash out of UEFA Cup February 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Claudio Pizarro scored two second half goals as the Germans launched a stunning second half comeback to send the UEFA Cup favourites crashing out. AC Milan 2-2 Werder Bremen (3-3 agg. - Bremen qualify on away-goal rule) With their Scudetto chances all but over, the UEFA Cup was...
  • Valencia hold Dynamo Kiev for impressive away draw February 19, 2009

    New Delhi: David Silva scored for Valencia what could prove to be a vital away goal against a Dynamo Kiev side who were reduced to 10 men on a freezing night in Ukraine. Valencia endured a very, very cold encounter in Kiev to earn a valuable draw thanks to...
  • Diego leaves it late as Bremen hold AC Milan February 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Pippo Inzaghi opened the scoring for Milan in the first half, only to see Diego equalise for the Germans six minutes from time, in the first leg of this Round of 32 tie. Both sides were without some key players for this match, as Kaka was not deemed...
  • Zenit lift UEFA Cup after 2-0 win over Rangers May 15, 2008

    Manchester: Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg won their first European silverware when second-half goals from Igor Denisov and Konstantin Zyrianov secured a 2-0 victory over Rangers in the UEFA Cup final on Wednesday. Denisov slotted home after 72 minutes and fellow midfielder Zyrianov sealed victory with a close range effort in...
  • Alkmaar dumped out of UEFA Cup, lose home record December 21, 2007

    London: AZ Alkmaar suffered a first European home defeat in their history and were eliminated from the UEFA Cup on Thursday after a 3-2 loss to Everton. The Dutch side had gone 32 games unbeaten at home in Europe since entering European competition in 1977 but James Vaughan hit a 79th-minute...
  • Klose hat-trick hands Bayern thrilling win October 26, 2007

    New Delhi: It was a battle of the former European champions and German powerhouse Bayern Munich managed to beat Red Star Belgrade 4-2 in the Group F encounter of the UEFA Cup on Thursday. Ognjen Koroman was on target to put Red Star ahead after just sixteen minutes. Three minutes later,...
  • Sevilla crowned UEFA Cup champions May 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Sevilla retained their UEFA Cup title beating Espanyol on penalties in an exciting encounter at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Wednesday. A packed house welcomed the two Spanish clubs as they set about to attain Europe's second biggest club trophy. Sevilla took the lead in the 18th minute when Adriano...
  • Sevilla out to retain UEFA Cup June 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Hampden Park in Glasgow usually sees top-flight Scottish football. Wednesday night, though, will be a bit different as Spanish clubs Sevilla and Espanyol will slug it out for the UEFA Cup final. Familiarity usually breeds contempt, but Sevilla and Espanyol have found mutual respect for each other as they...
  • Three Spanish clubs in UEFA semis June 19, 2007

    London: Holders Sevilla led a trio of Spanish clubs into the UEFA Cup semi-finals on Thursday, mirroring the three-pronged success story for English Premier League sides in the Champions League this week. Sevilla drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in another pulsating quarter-final second leg that put the...
  • British clubs thriving in UEFA Cup November 22, 2006

    London: British clubs are thriving in the UEFA Cup. Four of the eight group leaders are British - Rangers, Blackburn, Tottenham and Newcastle. All four have won their first two group games, and a victory on Thursday would put all of them into the knockout round. The UEFA Cup has been...