4. UEFA CUP: Blackburn falls on Schneider gem
American goalie Brad Freidel could
do nothing about a sublime finish by German international Bernd Schneider that gave German
club Bayer Leverkusen a 3-2 win over Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday in
the first leg of their UEFA Cup round-of-32 series in Leverkusen.
Schneider back-heeled a cross from Gonzalo
Castro to give Leverkusen the win after the first half ended in
a 2-2 tie.
Werder Bremen, second in the Bundesliga, beat Ajax, 3-0, on second-half
goals by Per Mertesacker, Naldo and Torsten Frings.
UEFA CUP RESULTS
Bayer Leverkusen 3 Blackburn Rovers 2
Werder Bremen 3 Ajax 0
CSKA Moscow 0 Maccabi Haifa 0
Fenerbahce 3 AZ 3
Benfica 1 Dinamo Bucharest 0
Livorno 1 Espanyol 2
AEK Athens 0 Paris SG 2
Shakhtar Donetsk 1 Nancy 1
Bordeaux 0 Osasuna 0
Hapoel Tel Aviv 2 Glasgow Rangers 1
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