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Stellar names set pace for last 16

Published: Friday 15 February 2008, 18.18CET
Healthy home victories for Olympique de Marseille, PSV Eindhoven, Werder Bremen and Sporting Clube de Portugal give them all a great chance of advancing.
Stellar names set pace for last 16
Bremen were comfortable winners against Braga ©Getty Images
Published: Friday 15 February 2008, 18.18CET

Stellar names set pace for last 16

Healthy home victories for Olympique de Marseille, PSV Eindhoven, Werder Bremen and Sporting Clube de Portugal give them all a great chance of advancing.

Healthy home wins for European heavyweights Werder Bremen, Olympique de Marseille, PSV Eindhoven and Sporting Clube de Portugal have given them a great chance of reaching the last 16 following this week's UEFA Cup Round of 32 matches.

Ties to be continued
Bremen and Marseille will travel to next Thursday's second-leg games on the back of 3-0 victories, while PSV and Sporting take two-goal cushions with them. Also well-placed are the three English clubs, who all prevailed, while of the four German sides only 1. FC Nürnberg lost. Meanwhile, in ten of the 16 ties, the teams are separated by a single goal or less. No clubs were seeded in the draw for the last 16. Match dates are scheduled for 6 and 12/13 March, with final dates, venues and kick-off times to be confirmed by 25 February.

2007/08 UEFA Cup Round of 32
First-leg scores listed
Second legs: Thursday 21 February
1. Aberdeen FC 2-2 FC Bayern München
2. AEK Athens FC 1-1 Getafe CF
3. Bolton Wanderers FC 1-0 Club Atlético de Madrid
4. FC Zenit St. Petersburg 1-0 Villarreal CF
5. Galatasaray AS 0-0 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
6. RSC Anderlecht 2-1 FC Girondins de Bordeaux
7. SK Brann 0-2 Everton FC
8. FC Zürich 1-3 Hamburger SV
9. Rangers FC 0-0 Panathinaikos FC
10. PSV Eindhoven 2-0 Helsingborgs IF
11. SK Slavia Praha 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur FC
12. Rosenborg BK 0-1 ACF Fiorentina
13. Sporting Clube de Portugal 2-0 FC Basel 1893
14. Werder Bremen 3-0 SC Braga
15. SL Benfica 1-0 1. FC Nürnberg
16. Olympique de Marseille 3-0 FC Spartak Moskva

2007/08 UEFA Cup Round of 16
First-leg matches: Thursday 6 March
Second leg: 12/13 March
Winners of Match 6 v Winners of Match 1
Winners of Match 9 v Winners of Match 14
Winners of Match 3 v Winners of Match 13
Winners of Match 5 v Winners of Match 8
Winners of Match 2 v Winners of Match 15
Winners of Match 12 v Winners of Match 7
Winners of Match 11 v Winners of Match 10
Winners of Match 16 v Winners of Match 4

Last updated: 15/02/08 15.20CET

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