Top class Tottenham destroy Inter 3-0 at White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur 3 – Inter Milan 0 (Europa League, Round of 16, 1st leg, March 7, 2013) (Alternative highlights, more alternative highlights & longer highlights.) Freescoring Gareth Bale headed Tottenham in front early on. Gareth Bale was then booked for a dive. Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Spurs a 2-0 lead within 20 minutes. Ricky Alvarez should have pulled […]

Stuttering Chelsea deservedly beaten 1-0 by Steaua Bucharest in Romania

Steaua Bucharest 1 – Chelsea 0 (Europa League, Round of 16, 1st leg, March 7, 2013) (Alternative highlights & longer highlights.) Raul Rusescu gave Steaua the lead from the penalty spot, firing hard and low past Petr Cech. Fail! Fernando Torres dribbling v Steaua Bucharest GIF: Fernando Torres Tekkers FAIL v Steaua Bucharest The GIF that sums […]

New Ian Holloway rant: On Fergie dropping Rooney & the Man United-Real Madrid ref

Not for the first time, Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway has spoken his mind and today’s rant comes about the game everyone is still talking about: Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Manchester United. Holloway, in his pre-match presser ahead of Crystal Palace v Leeds on Saturday afternoon, was asked about Sir Alex Ferguson dropping Wayne […]

Lazio claim brilliant 2-0 away win against Stuttgart

Stuttgart 0 – Lazio 2 (Europa League, Round of 16, 1st leg, March 7, 2013) Ederson gave Lazio an important away goal, firing home on the turn. Ogenyo Onazi showed a cool head to double Lazio’s lead in the second half.

Fenerbahce strike late to win 1-0 at Plzen

Victoria Plzen 0 – Fenerbahce 1 (Europa League, Round of 16, 1st leg, March 7, 2013) Fenerbahce’s Dirk Kuyt somehow missed an open net from close range late in the first half. Pierre Webo headed home into an empty goal to give the Turkish side an away goal.

Late Basel goals secure 2-0 home win over Zenit

Basel 2 – Zenit Petersburg 0 (Europa League, Round of 16, 1st leg, March 7, 2013) Marcelo Diaz struck in the 83rd minute to give Basel victory. Alexander Frei scored a penalty late on for Basel after a dubious decision from the referee.

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