Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Juve sneaks in, Chelsea out
December 5th, 2012 11:52PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  uefa champions league

MOST COMMENTED

[UCL REWIND: Wednesday]Juventus sneaked into the knockout stage of the UFA Champion League, knocking out defending champion Chelsea, when it won at Shakhtar Donetsk, 1-0, on an own goal. The Blues, 6-1 winners over FC Nordsjaelland, became the first defending champions to not advance from the group stage in the tournament's history. Celtic and Galatasaray completed the field for the round of 16. Kris Commons scored with a late penalty kick to give Celtic a 2-1 win over Spartak Moscow. The Scottish reached the knockout stage for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

Group E
Shakhtar Donetsk 0 Juventus 1
Scorer: own goal 56.
Chelsea 6 Nordsjaelland 1
Scorers: David Luiz 38 pen/, Fernando Torres 45+2, 56, Cahill 51, Mata 63, Oscar 71; John 46

Group F
Bayern Munich 4 BATE Borisov 1
Scorers: Gomez 22, Mueller 54, Shaqiri 66, Alaba 83; Filipenko 89
Lille 0 Valencia 1
Scorers: Jonas 36pen

Group G
Celtic 2 Spartak Moscow 1
Scorers: Hooper 21, Commons 81 pen.; Ari 39
Barcelona 0 Benfica 0

Group H
Braga 1 Galatasaray 2
Scorers: Mossoro 32; Burak 58, Aydin 78
Manchester United 0 CFR Cluj 1
Scorer: Luis Alberto 56



1 comment
  1. Carl Hudson
    commented on: December 6, 2012 at 9:04 a.m.
    Kris Commons should never again be allowed to take a penalty kick. He totally lucked out, as his shot hit the underside of the crossbar at its middle. Wrong on left-right placement because it was centered, and horribly wrong by being struck to go high.

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: Investment banker Keith Harris    
"It was a shock result. There are four players that we can reflect on and the ...
What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe    
"Gay bars are so important for me and my community. That could have been me. That ...
What They're Saying: Gudmundur Benediktsson    
"It's been quite strange and actually hectic because the phone hasn't stopped ringing. But I'm really ...
MLS: Top fives in Fan XI voting remain steady    
The MLS All-Star Game will be played July 28 in San Jose and every few days ...
MLS Countdown: Rivals wrap up season series early    
The MLS campaign has yet to reach its midpoint yet already teams are facing each other ...
USA-Colombia: Lots at stake in third-place game    
The USA must quickly get back in the saddle after its disastrous semifinal against Argentina when ...
U.S. women: Crunch time to get down to 18    
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis has recalled injured stars Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe, ...
Video Pick: 90 seconds of Messi Magic    
The folks at Fox Soccer created a 90-second montage of Lionel Messi's best touches in Argentina's ...
NASL: Kranjcar leaves Cosmos for Rangers    
Croatian midfielder Niko Kranjcar, who played seven NASL spring season games after joining the New York ...
Gulati: 'We're obviously a long way off'    
U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati said the USA-Argentina semifinal at the Copa Centenario was a way ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives