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Last Americans exit UEFA Cup
March 13th, 2008 6:45AM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Everton and Benfica, the last two teams with Americans playing in the UEFA Cup, exited in the round of 16 on Wednesday.

Everton beat Fiorentina, 2-0, to even their series at 2-2 but was eliminated, 4-2, in the shootout.

Tim Howard was in goal for Everton, but his opposite number, Fiorentina's French goalkeeper Sebastien Frey, was the difference in the game with a string of big-time saves to keep the Italian club in the game and a stop on Phil Jagielka in the shootout.

While Freddy Adu is on under-23 duty, Benfica fell at Getafe, 1-0, and exited, 3-1, on aggregate.

The game marked the debut for Fernando Chalana, Benfica's third coach of the season.

ROUND OF 16, SECOND LEG
March 12
Zenit St. Petersburg 2
(Pogrebnyak 39, 78) Marseille 0.
(Aggregate: 3-3; Zenit wins on away goal.)
Hamburg 3 (Trochowski 53, Guerrero 65, van der Vaart 81) Bayer Leverkusen 2 (Barbarez 19, Gekas 55).
(Aggregate: 3-3; Bayer Leverkusen wins on away goals.)
Bayern Munich 1 (Lucio 9) Anderlecht 2 (Serhat 20, Yakovenko 35).
(Bayern Munich wins 6-2 on aggregate.)
Getafe 1 (Albin 77) Benfica 0.
(Getafe wins 3-1 on aggregate.)
Everton 2 (Johnson 16, Arteta 66) Fiorentina 0.
(Fiorentina wins 4-2 on penalties.)
PSV 0 Tottenham 1 (Berbatov 81).
(Aggregate: 1-1; PSV Eindhoven wins 6-5 on penalties.)



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