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Prolific Spain put on another show

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 00:50
Portugal 1-6 Spain
Spain came from behind for a fine win which clinched Group D but Portugal still went through on goal difference ahead of Belarus.

Serbia sleep, perchance to dream

Liga Prvakov - Pon, 25/01/2010 - 00:45
Coach Aca Kovačević said there would be no celebrations after Serbia's 4-3 win against Russia, sending his players to bed early to prepare for "the most important match of our careers" against Portugal on Tuesday.

Venancio López hails new high

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 22:45
Spain set high standards but after defeating Portugal 6-1, coach José Venancio López suggested they are improving even further while Orlando Duarte said: "We made mistakes that you shouldn't make at this level."

Dogged Monaco end Lyon cup dreams

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 21:45
AS Monaco FC clawed their way back from a goal down to beat Olympique Lyonnais 2-1 in the French Cup round of 32, on a day when AS Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain FC also advanced.

Nine-man Inter seize derby success

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 16:38
FC Internazionale Milano made light of Wesley Sneijder's early dismissal to record an enthralling 2-0 win over AC Milan that lifted the Serie A leaders nine points clear of their city rivals in the table.

Arsenal's cup left empty by Fuller

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 15:45
Ricardo Fuller scored twice as Stoke City FC pulled off the latest shock in the FA Cup, knocking out Arsenal FC courtesy of a 3-1 win in their fourth-round tie, but Manchester City FC did seal progress.

Maevski heeds Portuguese warning

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 13:54
Konstantin Maevski said Portugal's performance against Belarus was a warning for his Russia side of the danger of losing their edge with a game against Serbia set to decide their next opponents.

Portugal plan to show true face

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 11:30
After the 5-5 draw with Belarus that has virtually taken them through but was still a disappointment, Portugal know they have to put things right when they face Spain, already in the last eight.

Ukraine blow hot and cold for Tveryankin

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 10:22
Azerbaijan goalkeeper Andrey Tveryankin is "in two minds" about quarter-final opponents Ukraine, but is adamant that "if we want to make a name for ourselves and if we have any ambition, we have to beat them".

Czech character impresses Menichelli

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 10:21
Italy coach Roberto Menichelli says that the character the Czech Republic showed in their stunning comeback against Hungary mades them dangerous opponents for the Azzurri in the first of the quarter-finals.

Magic boots help Czechs down Hungary

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 09:45
A change of boots paid dividends for the Czech Republic's David Frič as the Czech Republic secured a shock 6-5 win against Hungary, with coach Tomáš Neumann admitting it was "one of the best nights of my career".

Menichelli grateful to earn day of rest

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 03:45
Italy coach Roberto Menichelli was relieved to have won Group B, avoiding a tiring journey across Hungary, with a 4-2 success against Ukraine in which a thrilled Cristian Rizzo became the youngest player in finals history.

Kike's experience shines through

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 03:41
Kike has been a key part of Spain's recent dominance of futsal and having helped them begin the finals with a record 9-1 win he spoke to uefa.com about the experience that helps his nation thrive.

Kovačević eager to avoid Spain barrier

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 02:30
Defeats in their three previous competitive meetings with Russia will not deter Serbia as they bid for top spot in Group C tonight, with the desire to stay in Budapest motivating Aca Kovačević.

Four-goal Rooney puts United ahead

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 01:00
With their Premier League rivals busy in the FA Cup, Wayne Rooney scored four as Manchester United FC went top by defeating Hull City AFC 4-0 while holders Chelsea FC eased into the fifth round.

Roma heap more pain on Juventus

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 00:30
Claudio Ranieri's return to Turin with AS Roma proved triumphant as John Arne Riise's added-time header earned the Giallorossi a 2-1 win and inflicted a third successive Serie A defeat on Juventus.

Czechs floor Hungary in Budapest

Liga Prvakov - Ned, 24/01/2010 - 00:15
Czech Republic 6-5 Hungary
The hosts were turfed out of the tournament in sensational style, with Marek Kopecký striking the death blow in the dying seconds.

Plenty for Barça to shout about

Liga Prvakov - Sob, 23/01/2010 - 23:00
FC Barcelona have an eight-point cushion at the head of the Liga table after beating Real Valladolid CF 3-0 on a day RC Deportivo La Coruña climbed to fourth with a 3-1 win against Athletic Club.

Hamburg add Van Nistelrooy pedigree

Liga Prvakov - Sob, 23/01/2010 - 22:51
Ruud van Nistelrooy has cut his ties with Real Madrid CF and signed an 18-month deal with Bundesliga outfit Hamburger SV, his new coach Bruno Labbadia "convinced he will score important goals".

Baptistella treble puts Italy on top

Liga Prvakov - Sob, 23/01/2010 - 22:15
Ukraine 2-4 Italy
Italy will stay in Debrecen for the last eight after beating Ukraine to first place in Group B thanks to Clayton Baptistella's hat-trick.
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