Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Aston Villa Face CSKA Moscow in UEFA Cup Last 32

Aston Villa Face CSKA Moscow in UEFA Cup Last 32

Aston Villa will face CSKA Moscow in the last 32 of the UEFA Cup, with the quarter-final draw following shortly from Nyon, Switzerland.

Moscow, who won this tournament in 2005, qualified having won their league without dropping a single point; however their results suggest that they do not win convincingly with a number of late late goals sealing the points for the Russians. One of their most notable players is a certain Brazilian by the name of Vagner Love.

Villa`s 3rd place finish in the group stages meant that Martin O`Neill`s side would be pitted against a group winner, something that the manager didn`t seem to worry about given his team selection for that bizarre Wednesday night in Hamburg.

The tie is to be played over two legs, with the first coming on the 18/19 and the second leg on the 26 February 2009.

The draw, in full:

Paris St Germain v Wolfsburg
FC Copenhagen v Manchester City
NEC Nijmegen v Hamburg
Sampdoria v Metalist Kharkiv
Braga v Standard Liege
Aston Villa v CSKA Moscow
Lech Poznan v Udinese
Olympiakos v St Etienne
Fiorentina v Ajax
Aalborg v Deportivo La Coruna
Werder Bremen v AC Milan
Bordeaux v FC Galatasaray
Dynamo Kiev v Valencia
Zenit St Petersburg v VfB Stuttgart
Marseille v FC Twente
Shakhtar Donetsk v Spurs

We now await the draw for the quarter final stages in this, the last tournament before the UEFA Cup becomes no more, becoming the Europa League for next season. As always Vital Villa will keep you right up-to-date with the draw!

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Murph
Date:Friday December 19 2008
Time: 12:12PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
***** the bed...
olafthegreat
19/12/2008 12:23:00
0
great draw! :|
industrial_musical
19/12/2008 12:24:00
0
hah we could play spurs in the last 16!
industrial_musical
19/12/2008 12:25:00
0
If you didn't watch the draw live, you missed a classic. The face of the CSKA rep was brilliant. The commentator even commented on it. I'm not saying we are through, but they didn't want to play us. So much for finishing top of the group eh.
ThirtyOne
19/12/2008 12:50:00
0
Not an easy one. The only team to win 4 out of 4. The good thing is that we are at home for the first leg and we play Chelski at home at the weekend. At least we haven't got to travel back from Moscow for that one.
DoLpHiNaToR
19/12/2008 13:24:00
0
Games like this are what Europe is all about. A big adventure to Moscow!!
evoflash
19/12/2008 13:27:00
0
By then as well, their main man Vagner Love will have probably signed for Real Madrid, happy days.
murph
19/12/2008 14:03:00
0
Ooooo I appear to be wrong, he's going to Everton lol!
murph
19/12/2008 14:04:00
0
Think, we will need at least a 2 goal lead before we go to their place. Temperatures often go down to minus 15 celcius in Feb!!!!!
Villan444
19/12/2008 14:53:00
0
I said in work today that I would be happy with anyone other than CSKA!! Im worried about that one!!
deano.avfc
19/12/2008 15:54:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Okore On His Way - And Amavi?

Jores Okore is safely edging his bets about his future at Aston Villa following relegation, and French left back Jordan Amavi is being linked with a loan away...

Laursen Reflects On His Time At Villa

Martin Laursen has reflected on the time he spent at Villa Park, and been speaking of his memories of late.

SO! What Does Aston Villa Need From The Takeover??

So... what does Aston Villa need with regards to the takeover?

Some Very Positive Talk From Tony Xia On Takeover

Some nice positive quotes and talk from Tony Xia on the takeover of Aston Villa...

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Editor email
Profile
Mike Field
Editor email
Profile
Steve Wade
no email
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
no email
Profile
Turkish Penguin
no email
Profile
Glensider
no email
Profile
Chris Heath
no email
Profile
M Calucar
no email
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Roberto Di Matteo would be:
Suggested By: JP Fear
A great appointment25%
A good appointment but I'd prefer a.n.other41%
An average appointment22%
No thanks appointment!12%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
2016 Monaco GP - FP2
Latest Vital Boxing News
Eubank Jnr in Goodwill Gesture
Write for Vital Football

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions813
2.The Fear476
3.kefkat337
4.sirdennis290
5.Lerner Out!250
6.Fulford239
7.JuanPabloAngel220
8.glensider205
9.DeanoVilla172
10.Silhillvilla155
The Vital Football Members League