Standard Liege 2-1 Everton

By | Oct 3, 2008

Everton were sent crashing out of the Uefa Cup losing 4-3 on aggregate to an excellent Standard Liege side. Despite an impressive start from the visitors, Axel Witsel volleyed home, before Phil Jagielka had given Everton hope with a second-half equaliser. Belgium’s high-fliers ensured their progression with Milan Jovanovic’s penalty, after what seemed to be […]

Man City 2-1 Omonia Nicosia

By | Oct 3, 2008

Second-half goals from Elano and Shaun Wright-Phillips sank Omonia Nicosia and made sure of Manchester City’s progress into the group stages of the Uefa Cup. City were poor in the first half but Elano broke the deadlock soon after the break, meeting a Robinho pass with a bullet shot into the bottom corner. Wright-Phillips made […]

Wisla Krakow 1-1 Tottenham

By | Oct 2, 2008

Tottenham edged into the Uefa Cup group stages with a narrow 3-2 aggregate win at Wisla Krakow that will do little to ease the pressure on boss Juande Ramos. Despite holding a first leg lead, Spurs were totally bereft of confidence, and Radoslaw Sobolewski and Pawel Brozek threatened early on for the hosts. Spurs nerves […]

Tottenham 2-1 Wisla Krakow

By | Sep 19, 2008

Darren Bent’s second-half header gave Tottenham their first victory of the season, over Polish team Wisla Krakow in the Uefa Cup. Spurs took the lead when Aaron Lennon’s cross was finished by David Bentley on 33 minutes, only for Tomas Jirsak to hit back 67 seconds later with a chip. Bent had a second-half goal […]

Portsmouth 2-0 Guimaraes

By | Sep 19, 2008

Lassana Diarra and Jermain Defoe got the goals that gave Portsmouth victory in their first European match and a healthy advantage for the second leg. Diarra played a one-two with Defoe and volleyed in to open the scoring. Three minutes later Guimaraes had a chance to level but Joao Paulo Fajardo blazed a penalty over […]