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Juve sneaks in, Chelsea out
December 5th, 2012 11:52PM

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[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.


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