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Spartak 0-3 Marseille: Marseille progress

November 24, 2010
Spartak 0-3 Marseille: Marseille progress

Marseille were better all over the pitch here, and recorded an ultimately comfortable victory in Moscow.
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Roma 3-2 Bayern: Ranieri’s half-time switch from 4-3-1-2 to 4-3-3 prompts superb comeback

November 24, 2010
Roma 3-2 Bayern: Ranieri’s half-time switch from 4-3-1-2 to 4-3-3 prompts superb comeback

Claudio Ranieri tinkered at half-time, and the change meant Roma went from 2-0 down at the break, to 3-2 up by full time.
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Braga 2-0 Arsenal: Braga press, then win it late

November 24, 2010
Braga 2-0 Arsenal: Braga press, then win it late

A classic Arsenal defeat – dominance of possession followed by slack defending.
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Chelsea 4-1 Spartak Moscow: a stuttering start, but Chelsea eventually power past the Russians

November 3, 2010
Chelsea 4-1 Spartak Moscow: a stuttering start, but Chelsea eventually power past the Russians

Chelsea took longer than usual to get into their stride, but recorded a familiar comfortable victory.
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Benfica 4-3 Lyon: four assists for Carlos Martins

November 3, 2010
Benfica 4-3 Lyon: four assists for Carlos Martins

A scoreline that makes the game seem closer than it was – Benfica were 4-0 up and cruising before switching off in the final minutes.
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