Sacha Kljestan and RSC Anderlecht were on the verge of ending their UEFA Champions League
campaign before it ever really got started, but two goals in the final nine minutes of their second
leg against AEL changed that.
Anderlecht punched their ticket to the group stage of the Champions League, earning a 3-2
aggregate victory after defeating the Cyprus club, 2-0, at home in the final play-off round on
AEL edged Anderlecht, BATE defeated Hapoel, Malaga blanked Panathinaikos, Dinamo beat Maribor,
and Udinese held Braga in the UEFA Champions League on August 22, 2012.
AEL 2-1 Anderlecht
Greek side AEL got goals from Dossa Junior and Melo Rui Miguel to get the narrow victory.
Anderlecht did level the match for 11 minutes but a 75th minute Milan Jovanovic red card ended any
realistic chance of a draw.
Sacha Kljestan's Anderlecht face a one goal deficit after losing the first-leg of their UEFA
Champions League playoff series with AEL at Tsirion Stadium in Cyprus. Anderlecht equalized through
a Deiudonne Mbokani goal in the 62nd minute, but AEL scored their winner in the 73rd. Anderlecht's
Milan Jovanovic was sent off in the 75th minute.
The UEFA Champions League play-off qualifying round was released with ten Group Stage spots up
for grabs. This round is divided up with the Champions Route (teams who won their domestic leagues)
and the League Route (those teams who didn't win domestic league).
Some of the notable match-ups are Malaga v Panathinaikos, Helsingborg v Celtic, and
Monchengladbach v Dynamo Kiev.
For weeks, we've been promising you a revamp of the rankings. Now that the eighth-finals of the
UEFA Champions League have been completed and those numbers have been factored into the
calculations, those changes are here. The changes are noticeable all over the rankings, from near
the top to the bottom.
AEK JUST BARELY managed to hold on and salvage a point after playing against a Larissa side which
looked to be in good form. For the first twenty minutes the game was mostly controlled by Larissa,
who attacked frequently but rarely manged to make anything of it. Around the 25th minute however,
AEK started turning things [.
AEK, after a disappointing performance, luckily managed to get away with 1 point yesterday. The
team played a poor game of soccer and only until Basinas was taken out at half time were they able
to consistently create chances in front of the Larissa goal. Even then, with both Blanco and
Djebbour up front they [.
Domenech ya dio su pre lista de 30 jugadores de fútbol franceses que pueden ir a Sudafrica, la
gente en Francia no lo apoya ni tantito solo el 4% piensa que ganara el mundial y según este
predictor solo tiene el 2.6% de posibilidades de alcanzar su tercer final en 4 mundiales y ademas
de eso ganarla.