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A night of mixed fortunes for the English in Europe

Fiorentina 2/ Liverpool 0
“I have never seen us struggle so badly as in the first half – it was a poor performance.” A damning indictment of Liverpool’s performance in Tuscany last night from Rafa, as Stevan Jovetic – dubbed “The Montenegrin Messi” – bagged a brace. Liverpool now have some catching up to do in Group E.

Arsenal 2/ Olympiakos 0
Despite total dominance over the Greeks, the Gunners left it late to claim three points: RVP struck on 78 minutes, while Andrei Arshavin sealed it with a suspiciously offside effort on 86. Olympiakos boss Zico didn’t accuse the officials of being biased, but did note that three of them were French.

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