Champions League

Euro heavyweights survive "Group of Death"

December 10, 2009
By Andy Brassell
(Archive)
So the 2010 World Cup's Group G is the "Group of Death"? Barcelona president Joan Laporta was happy to correct the assembled media on arrival in Kiev this week for his side's Champions League tie with Dynamo Kiev. "The fact that all four teams can still qualify going into the final day shows why they call this a Group of Death," the head honcho said. Anything Brazil can do, Barca can do better.

Laporta had a point. For those who insist the Champions League group stage is dull, Group ...

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