Thursday, October 22, 2009
Champions League and Europa League Wrap Up: Small Teams Prosper
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In the Europa League Italian teams thrive with late goals, Roma tying 1-1 against Fulham with a late goal by Andreolli, and Lazio finishing off Villareal 2-1 with a last minute goal from Rocchi, the other Italian team in the cup, Genoa, were defeated 3-0 by Lille, adding to the 5-0 loss during the weekend against Inter Milan. Everton are demolished by Benfica, a match which ended 5-0 thanks to two goals from ex-Real Madrid player Saviola. Celtic are beaten 1-0 at home by Hamburger SV, showing that this round in Europe, the small teams have thrived.
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