Turkey's Galatasaray defeated by Sturm Graz 1-0

The top two from the 12 groups qualify for the knockout stages, where the third-placed teams from the eight Champions League groups will also feature.

Turkey's Galatasaray defeated by Sturm Graz 1-0

Sturm Graz soccer team of Austria defeated Galatasaray 1-0 in a Group F match in UEFA Europa League at UPC Arena in Graz on Wednesday.

Stadium: UPC Arena

Referees: Darko Ceferin, Milan Kogej, Robert Zirnstein (Slovenia)

Scorer: Beicher (min. 20) (Sturm Graz)

The top two from the 12 groups qualify for the knockout stages, where the third-placed teams from the eight Champions League groups will also feature.

In Thursday's matches, La Liga side Valencia have a two-point advantage at the top of Group B ahead of their match at Genoa, with the Italians and French club Lille, who host eliminated Slavia Prague, both on seven.

Juventus, Liverpool, Olympique Marseille, Atletico Madrid, VfL Wolfsburg, Rubin Kazan, Unirea Urziceni and Standard Liege are all joining from the Champions League and the draw for the last 32 is on Friday in Nyon, France.

Portuguese side Benfica, Galatasaray and Fenerbahce of Turkey, Austrian club Salzburg, Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine and Dutch side PSV Eindhoven are also through as group winners.



Agencies

Last Mod: 17 Aralık 2009, 11:13
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