Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Juventus and Liverpool open with wins
February 19th, 2010 1:19AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, europa league, france, italy

MOST COMMENTED

[EUROPA LEAGUE] Juventus and Liverpool, two of the great names of European soccer, are enduring rough seasons but picked up wins in the Europa League, the old UEFA Cup that moved into the knockout phase this week.

Juve was the more impressive of the two teams, winning, 2-1, at Ajax, another former European giant, on a pair of goals by Brazilian striker Amauri.

Liverpool struggled to beat Unirea Urziceni of Romania, 1-0, an Anfield on a late goal by young French striker striker David Ngog.

Besides Juventus, the only team to win on the road on Thursday was French club Marseille, a 3-1 winner at FC Copenhagen.

Europa League Results:
Ajax (Netherlands) 1, Juventus (Italy) 2
Athletic Bilbao (Spain) 1, Anderlecht (Belgium) 1
Atletico Madrid (Spain) 1, Galatasaray (Turkey) 1
Club Brugge (Belgium) 1, Valencia (Spain) 0
FC Copenhagen (Denmark) 1, Marseille (France) 3
Everton (England) 2, Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) 1
Fulham (England) 2, Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) 1
Hamburg (Germany) 1, PSV (Netherlands) 0
Hertha Berlin (Germany) 1, Benfica (Portugal) 1
Lille (France) 2, Fenerbahce (Turkey) 1
Liverpool (England) 1, Unirea Urziceni (Romania) 0
Panathinaikos (Greece) 3, Roma (Italy) 2
Rubin Kazan (Russia) 3, Hapoel Tel Aviv (Israel) 0
Standard Liege (Belgium) 3, Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) 2
Twente (Netherlands) 1, Werder Bremen (Germany) 0
Villarreal (Spain) 2, Wolfsburg (Germany) 2



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal    
"[I] have transformed the Dutch school from 4-3-3 to 3-5-2 and, depending on the opponent, it ...
A costly miss from two yards out    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Robert Herrera of Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting managed to hit the ...
Seattle clinches regular-season title    
[NWSL: Week 16] The Seattle Reign FC clinched the 2014 NWSL regular-season title with four games ...
D.C. United and New England go for three    
[MLS: Wednesday] D.C. United confirmed its credentials and New England broke an eight-game losing streak in ...
Liverpool rallies to win clash of EPL's top teams    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Stevan Jovetic twice scored to put Manchester City ahead, but Liverpool got goals from ...
2014 PDL All-League Team    
[AWARDS] The Michigan Bucks and FC Tucson led all teams with two selections apiece on the ...
Grondona dies after 35 years as Argentine boss    
[OBITUARY] Julio Grondona, FIFA senior vice president, died on Wednesday after being admitted to a Buenos ...
Philly acquisition of Mbolhi 'no-brainer'    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Philadelphia Union already has Zac MacMath, who at the age of 22 is ...
Montreal dismisses De Santis as sporting director    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Halfway through what is shaping up to be one of the worst seasons in ...
Rubin likes FC Utrecht's ambitions    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Rubio Rubin had to wait until he turned 18 in March to be eligible ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives