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Tuesday’s Champions League Results & Wednesday’s Schedule

8 Dec

So, Bayern Munich dominated Juventus, 4-1, to progress to the knockout stage today.  Real Madrid and Milan also secured spots in the round of 16.  CSKA Moskva also advanced with a 2-1 win over Beşiktaş. Wednesday’s clashes will determine the final teams in the knockout stage.  Defending champion Barcelona only needs a draw with Dynamo to advance, while Inter and Rubin battle for that second spot.

Tuesday’s Results
Juventus 1 (Trezeguet 19)
Bayern 4 (Butt 30-pen, Olić 52, Gómez 83, Tymoshchuk 90+2)

Maccabi Haifa 0
Bordeaux 1 (Jussiê 13)

Beşiktaş 1 (Bobô 86)
CSKA Moskva 2 (Krasić 41, Aldonin 90+5)

Wolfsburg 1 (Džeko 56)
Manchester United 3 (Owen 44, 83, 90+1)

Zurich 1 (Gajić 29)
AC Milan 1 (Ronaldinho 64-pen)

Marseille 1 (Lucho 11)
Real Madrid 3 (Cristiano Ronaldo 5, 80, Albiol 60)

Chelsea 2 (Essien 19, Drogba 26)
APOEL 2 (M. Żewłakow 6, Mirosavljević 87)

Atletico Madrid 0
Porto 3 (Bruno Alves 2, Falcao 14, Hulk 76)

Wednesday’s Schedule
Liverpool vs. Fiorentina*
Lyon* vs. Debrecen
Inter vs. Rubin Kazan – 2:30 p.m. ET/Fox Soccer (Live)
Dynamo Kiev vs. Barcelona – 2:40 p.m. ET/Setanta (Live)
Stuttgart vs. Unirea – 7 p.m. ET/Fox Soccer (Delayed)
Sevilla* vs. Rangers
Olympiacos vs. Arsenal* – 9 p.m. ET/Fox Soccer (Delayed)
Standard vs. AZ

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Mean Girls Part Deux: Becks and Donovan

8 Dec

In honor of the impending World Cup matchup between LA Galaxy teammates David Beckham and Landon Donovan, I will share this lovely image that I stumbled upon earlier today.

Crunch time in Champions League

8 Dec

The big clash today is between Bayern Munich and Juventus.  Bayern needs a win in Turin to advance, while a 0-0 draw is good enough to send Juve through to the next round.  In group C, Madrid and AC Milan hold the top spots, but that’s all up in the air if Marseille can beat Madrid.

Tuesday’s games
Juventus vs. Bayern – 2:15 p.m. ET/Setanta (Live)
Maccabi Haifa vs. Bordeaux*
Beşiktaş vs. CSKA Moskva
Wolfsburg vs. Manchester United* – 2:30 p.m. ET/Fox Soccer (Live)
Zurich vs. AC Milan – 9 p.m. ET/Fox Soccer (Delayed)
Marseille vs. Real Madrid – 7 p.m. ET/Fox Soccer (Delayed)
Chelsea* vs. APOEL
Atletico Madrido vs. Porto*
*indicates has already clinched spot in knockout stage