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Werder Bremen 3-1 Sampdoria: Late Pazzini goal keeps the tie alive

August 19, 2010
Werder Bremen 3-1 Sampdoria: Late Pazzini goal keeps the tie alive

Bremen were the better side and looked to be sailing through to the group stage, but their loss of concentration might come back to haunt them.
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Zenit 1-0 Auxerre: Early Kerzhakov goal settles first leg

August 18, 2010
Zenit 1-0 Auxerre: Early Kerzhakov goal settles first leg

Zenit deserve their slender advantage to take to France – but they’ll be disappointed they didn’t score more than one goal.
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Young Boys 3-2 Tottenham: Spurs fortunate to avoid a thrashing

August 18, 2010
Young Boys 3-2 Tottenham: Spurs fortunate to avoid a thrashing

A wonderful match – Tottenham looked like being given the thrashing of their life after half an hour, but recovered to take home a decent result, considering the two away goals.
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Inter 2-0 Bayern: Milito the master of Madrid

May 23, 2010
Inter 2-0 Bayern: Milito the master of Madrid

Inter have deservedly won the Champions League – beating this season’s champions of England, Spain and then Germany on the way to collecting the trophy. Jose Mourinho has conquered Europe again, Inter have won the treble for the first time in the history of Italian football, and Italy retains its four Champions League places...
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Barcelona 1-0 Inter: Mourinho’s side progress – deservedly

April 28, 2010
Barcelona 1-0 Inter: Mourinho’s side progress – deservedly

There are times when the hype about Jose Mourinho is frustrating and cliched, there are times when it is fully deserved. Tonight was the latter in one of the great defensive performances  in recent footballing history.
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