European Club Roundup 11-11-2007

English Premier League

Liverpool move to fourth in the Premier League by beating Fulham 2-0 at Anfield. Late goals by substitute Torres (81) and Gerrard (penalty 85) give Liverpool only their second home victory of the season.

Israeli international Benayoun is injured and looks likely to miss their European Championship qualifier agianst Russia.

Liverpool line-up: Reina; Arbeloa, Carragher, Hyypia, Aurelio; Benayoun, Mascherano, Gerrard, Riise; Voronin, Crouch

Manchester United move top of the table by beating Blackburn 2-0 at Old Trafford. Ronaldo scores both United goals in the first half. Blackburn’s David Dunn is sent off in the 52nd minute.

Arsenal travel to Reading on Monday.

Manchester United line-up: Van der Sar; Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Ronaldo, Anderson, Hargreaves, Giggs; Tevez, Saha

German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich lose their first match of the season. Stuttgart score three goals in the first half (Gomez (7 & 42), Basturk 30) to topple the leaders. Toni scores a late consolation goal for Bayern who remain top of the table but only one point ahead of Werder Bremen and Hamburg.

Bayern Munich line-up: Kahn; Demichelis, Lahm, Lucio, Lell; Altintop, Kroos, Ribery, Ze Roberto; Toni, Podolski

Spanish La Liga

Barcelona continue their indifferent away form (1-3-2) losing 2-0 at Getafe.

Barcelona line-up: Valdes; Puyol, Milito, Thuram, Abidal; Toure, Xavi, Iniesta, Ronaldinho; Messi, Henry


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