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UEFA Champions League First Round Knockout Results

by: AnthonyP On  Thursday, February 26, 2009

Total Pro Sports – In this weeks first leg of the elimination rounds in European champions league. We saw alot of great match-ups but the much anticipated battle of two rival countries, England vs Italy, saw English take 2 of 3 games away from the Italians with the third game finishing in a draw 0-0.

In the first game, Chelsea ran away with a 1-0 win over Juventus.

“Didier Drogba rekindled Chelsea’s Champions League ambitions with a first-half matchwinner as Juventus were beaten 1-0 at Stamford Bridge.” [ESPN]

The second game saw Arsenal beat Roma 1-0,

“Arsenal gave themselves a slender 1-0 advantage to take to Rome after a first-half penalty from Robin van Persie in their Champions League clash at Emirates Stadium.” [ESPN]

And the last game Inter and Manchester United tied 0-0,

“Sir Alex Ferguson will have to do something he has managed just once in 13 meetings and defeat Jose Mourinho after a masterful Manchester United display went unrewarded after a goalless draw in the San Siro.” [ESPN]

Other scores to note,

  • Atl├ętico vs. Porto (2-2)
  • Lyon vs. Barcelona (1-1)
  • Real Madrid vs. Liverpool (0-1)
  • Villarreal vs. Panathinaikos (1-1)
  • Sporting vs. Bayern (0-5)

After this weeks play its safe to say that these teams are all in for a tough 2nd leg match up, so make sure March 10th and 11th are booked free on your calendar for the conclusion to these great battles in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League.




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