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Giants cruise in qualifying round
August 14th, 2008 7AM



[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Juventus, Barcelona and Arsenal look likely to reach the Champions League group stage after convincing first-leg wins in the third qualifying round. Juventus crushed Artmedia Bratislava, 4-0. Barcelona cruised past Wisla Krakow by the same score. Arsenal downed Dutch squad Twente Enschede, 2-0. American defender Oguchi Onyewu did not see action in Standard Liege's scoreless with Liverpool.

Samuel Eto'o scored twice for Barcelona Thierry Henry and Xavi also hit the net.

The second legs will be played in two weeks.

UEFA Champions League
Third qualification round, first leg

Aug. 13
Barcelona (Spain) 4 Wisla Krakow (Poland) 0
Vitoria Guimaraes (Portugal) 0 Basel (Switzerland) 0
Standard Liege (Belgium) 0 Liverpool (England) 0
Partizan Belgrade (Serbia) 2 Fenerbahce (Turkey) 2
Sparta Prague (Czech Rep) 1 Panathinaikos (Greece) 2
Twente Enschede (Netherlands) 0 Arsenal (England) 2
Juventus (Italy) 4 Artmedia Petrzalka (Slovakia) 0
Schalke 04 (Germany) 1 Atletico Madrid (Spain) 0
Brann Bergen (Norway) 0 Marseille (France) 1
Galatasaray (Turkey) 2 Steaua Bucharest (Romania) 2
AaB Aalborg (Denmark) 2 FBK Kaunas (Lithuania) 0
Anorthosis Famagusta (Cyprus) 3 Olympiakos (Greece) 0
Levski Sofia (Bulgaria) 0 BATE Borisov (Belarus) 1
Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) 2 Dynamo Zagreb (Croatia) 0
Spartak Moscow (Russia) 1 Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 4
Aug. 12
Fiorentina (Italy) 2 Slavia Prague (Czech Rep) 0

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