Snapshot Special – Mixed fortunes for British teams in the UEFA Cup

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7th, March 2008

There were mixed fortunes for the British sides still involved in the UEFA Cup last night – although it was our big name teams that suffered while the lesser lights managed a few surprises.
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Spurs still seem to be suffering from a Carling Cup hangover and a slow start gifted PSV’s Jefferson Farfan an all-important away goal, which Spurs couldn’t equalize despite sustained pressure in the second half – is this the end of Juande Ramos’ monopoly on the UEFA Cup?
Click through for a look at images from last night’s other results.


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Everton were the second big name casualty after being outclassed in Italy. Tim Howard pulled off some impressive saves in the first half but an under-par Everton eventually succumbed to two classy goals from Fiorentina’s Kuzmanovic and Montolivo.
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Bolton’s unexpected European adventure was still on course after Gavin McCann’s opener at the Reebok but a second half equaliser from Sporting Lisbon Vukcevic means they will have to replicate their impressive away form if they want to go any further.
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Rangers were the only British team to come away with a win after two goals in quick succession from Daniel Cousin and Steven Davis respectively against a decent Werder Bremen side with Champions League experience.
Let us know who you think has the best chance of progressing to the quarter-finals.

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