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Euro Champions League Group Stage Set

By Nick Barbaro, August 28, 2008, 4:45pm, The Score

There were several upsets in the European Champions League final qualifying round on Thursday (Cypriots Anorthosis ousting Greek giants Olympiakos; BATE Borisov becoming the first Belarussians ever to advance to the group stage), but most of the heavy favorites advanced (England's Arsenal and Liverpool; Spain's Atletico Madrid and Barcelona; Italy's Fiorentina and Juventus, making it four teams from each of those countries in the final 32).

Complete results below.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
(Third Round, Second Leg)

Arsenal (England) 4 – Twente (Netherlands) 0
(Arsenal wins 6-0 on aggregate.)

Liverpool (England) 1 – Standard Liege (Belgium) 0
(Liverpool wins 1-0 on aggregate.)

Atletico Madrid (Spain) 4 – Schalke 04 (Germany) 0
(Atletico Madrid wins 4-1 on aggregate.)

Dynamo Zagreb (Croatia) 1 – Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) 3
(Donetsk wins 5-1 on aggregate.)

Olympiakos (Greece) 1 – Anorthosis (Cyprus) 0
(Anorthosis wins 3-1 on aggregate.)

Marseille (France) 2 – Brann (Norway) 1
(Marseille wins 3-1 on aggregate.)

Slavia Prague (Czech Republic) 0 – Fiorentina (Italy) 0
(Fiorentina wins 2-0 on aggregate.)

Basel (Switzerland) 2 – Vitoria Guimaraes (Portugal) 1
(Basel wins 2-1 on aggregate.)

Fenerbahce (Turkey) 2 – Partizan (Serbia) 1
(Fenerbahce wins 4-3 on aggregate.)

Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 4 – Spartak Moscow (Russia) 1
(Dynamo Kiev wins 8-2 on aggregate.)

Steaua Bucharest (Romania) 1 – Galatasaray (Turkey) 0
(Steaua Bucharest wins 3-2 on aggregate.)

FBK Kaunas (Lithuania) 0 – AaB (Denmark) 2
(AaB wins 4-0 on aggregate.)

BATE Borisov (Belarus) 1 – Levski Sofia (Bulgaria) 1
(BATE Borisov wins 2-1 on aggregate.)

Panathinaikos (Greece) 1 – Sparta Prague (Czech Republic) 0
(Panathinaikos wins 3-1 on aggregate.)

Artmedia Petrzalka (Slovakia) 1 – Juventus (Italy) 1
(Juventus wins 5-1 on aggregate.)

Wisla Krakow (Poland) 1 – Barcelona 0
(Barcelona wins 4-1 on aggregate.)

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