2008–09 UEFA Cup group stage

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The group stage of the 2008–09 UEFA Cup is the second stage of the competition proper.[1] The draw took place on 7 October 2008 at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.[2] Group stage matches began on 23 October 2008 and concluded on 18 December 2008.[3] The top three teams in each group progressed to the Round of 32, to be joined by the eight third-place finishers from the Champions League group stage.[4]

Seedings[edit]

The following teams qualified for the group stage:

Team Coef. Team Coef. Team Coef.
Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Italy Milan 119.934 Germany Stuttgart 52.078 Norway Rosenborg 35.400
Spain Sevilla 102.837 Netherlands Ajax 51.610 Italy Udinese 34.934
Spain Valencia 83.837 Greece Olympiacos 51.525 Netherlands Feyenoord 33.610
Portugal Benfica 77.176 Spain Deportivo 46.837 Portugal Braga 33.176
Germany Schalke 04 67.078 Belgium Club Brugge 41.810 Czech Republic Slavia Prague 31.496
Russia CSKA Moscow 59.437 Russia Spartak Moscow 40.437 England Manchester City 30.996
England Tottenham Hotspur 55.996 France Paris Saint-Germain 37.380 Turkey Galatasaray 30.469
Germany Hamburg 52.078 Netherlands Heerenveen 35.610 Italy Sampdoria 28.934
Pot 4 Pot 5
Germany Hertha BSC 27.078 France Saint-Étienne 17.380
Serbia Partizan 25.527 Germany Wolfsburg 16.078
France Nancy 25.380 Belgium Standard Liège 14.810
England Portsmouth 24.996 Netherlands Twente 14.610
England Aston Villa 24.996 Netherlands NEC 12.610
Spain Racing Santander 24.837 Ukraine Metalist Kharkiv 10.932
Denmark Copenhagen 23.748 Poland Lech Poznań 6.973
Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 17.836 Slovakia Žilina 4.070

Pot 1 contained teams ranked between 2 and 39: Pot 2 held teams ranked 40 to 71, Pot 3 held teams ranked 72 to 88, and Pot 4 teams ranked 91 to 121 together with unranked teams from England and Spain. Pot 5 held the remaining teams.

Dinamo Zagreb, and all the Pot 5 teams, had beaten higher-ranked teams in the First Round. Lech Poznań and Žilina had also beaten higher-ranked teams in the Second Qualifying Round. Seven of the eight teams in Pot 5 qualified for the Round of 32, Žilina being the only exception. In contrast, only five of the eight teams in Pot 1 managed to do the same, as Sevilla, Benfica and Schalke 04 were eliminated.

Tie-breaking criteria[edit]

Based on paragraph 6.06 in the UEFA regulations for the current season, if two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied to determine the rankings:[5]

  1. superior goal difference from all group matches played;
  2. higher number of goals scored;
  3. higher number of goals scored away;
  4. higher number of wins;
  5. higher number of away wins;
  6. higher number of coefficient points accumulated by the club in question, as well as its association, over the previous five seasons.

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
England Manchester City 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 7
Netherlands Twente 4 2 0 2 5 8 −3 6
France Paris Saint-Germain 4 1 2 1 7 5 +2 5
Spain Racing Santander 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 5
Germany Schalke 04 4 1 1 2 5 6 −1 4
23 October 2008
18:15 UTC+2
Schalke 04 Germany 3 – 1 France Paris Saint-Germain
Mabiala Goal 12' (o.g.)
Kurányi Goal 39'
Altıntop Goal 70'
Report Chantôme Goal 90+2'
Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen
Attendance: 48,919
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
23 October 2008
20:00 UTC+2
Twente Netherlands 1 – 0 Spain Racing Santander
Denneboom Goal 7' Report

6 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Racing Santander Spain 1 – 1 Germany Schalke 04
Tchité Goal 57' Report Engelaar Goal 61'
6 November 2008
19:45 UTC+0
Manchester City England 3 – 2 Netherlands Twente
Wright-Phillips Goal 2'
Robinho Goal 57'
Benjani Goal 62'
Report Elia Goal 17'
Wielaert Goal 65'

27 November 2008
19:00 UTC+1
Schalke 04 Germany 0 – 2 England Manchester City
Report Benjani Goal 32'
Ireland Goal 66'
Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen
Attendance: 54,142
Referee: Alexandru Tudor (Romania)
27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Paris Saint-Germain France 2 – 2 Spain Racing Santander
Kežman Goal 5'
Luyindula Goal 32'
Report Traoré Goal 40' (o.g.)
Colsa Goal 55'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Pavel Kralovec (Czech Republic)

3 December 2008
19:45 UTC+0
Manchester City England 0 – 0 France Paris Saint-Germain
Report
3 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Twente Netherlands 2 – 1 Germany Schalke 04
Wielaert Goal 3'
Perez Goal 55'
Report Asamoah Goal 77'
De Grolsch Veste, Enschede
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)

18 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Paris Saint-Germain France 4 – 0 Netherlands Twente
Luyindula Goal 8'86'
Sessègnon Goal 23'
Kežman Goal 84'
Report
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Iain Brines (Scotland)
18 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Racing Santander Spain 3 – 1 England Manchester City
Pereira Goal 20'
Serrano Goal 30'
Valera Goal 54'
Report Caicedo Goal 90+2'
Estadio El Sardinero, Santander
Attendance: 18,360
Referee: Serge Gumienny (Belgium)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Ukraine Metalist Kharkiv 4 3 1 0 3 0 +3 10
Turkey Galatasaray 4 3 0 1 4 1 +3 9
Greece Olympiacos 4 2 0 2 9 3 +6 6
Germany Hertha BSC 4 0 2 2 1 6 −5 2
Portugal Benfica 4 0 1 3 2 9 −7 1
23 October 2008
20:30 UTC+2
Hertha BSC Germany 1 – 1 Portugal Benfica
Pantelić Goal 74' Report Di María Goal 51'
Olympiastadion, Berlin
Attendance: 26,144
Referee: Paul Allaerts (Belgium)
23 October 2008
21:15 UTC+3
Galatasaray Turkey 1 – 0 Greece Olympiacos
Kewell Goal 25' Report

6 November 2008
19:00 UTC+2
Metalist Kharkiv Ukraine 0 – 0 Germany Hertha BSC
Report
Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (Netherlands)
6 November 2008
19:30 UTC+0
Benfica Portugal 0 – 2 Turkey Galatasaray
Report Emre A. Goal 51'
Ümit Goal 69'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)

27 November 2008
20:00 UTC+2
Galatasaray Turkey 0 – 1 Ukraine Metalist Kharkiv
Report Edmar Goal 81'
Ali Sami Yen Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Jacek Granat (Poland)
27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Olympiacos Greece 5 – 1 Portugal Benfica
Galletti Goal 1'
Patsatzoglou Goal 17'
Diogo Goal 24'53'
Belluschi Goal 44'
Report David Luiz Goal 33'
Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 30,185
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy (France)

3 December 2008
21:45 UTC+2
Metalist Kharkiv Ukraine 1 – 0 Greece Olympiacos
Edmar Goal 88' Report
Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: William Collum (Scotland)
3 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Hertha BSC Germany 0 – 1 Turkey Galatasaray
Report Baroš Goal 69' (pen.)
Olympiastadion, Berlin
Attendance: 62,612
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy)

18 December 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Olympiacos Greece 4 – 0 Germany Hertha BSC
Dudu Goal 55'
Galletti Goal 68' (pen.)
Torosidis Goal 87'
Diogo Goal 88'
Report
Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 30,063
Referee: Martin Hansson (Sweden)
18 December 2008
19:45 UTC+0
Benfica Portugal 0 – 1 Ukraine Metalist Kharkiv
Report Rykun Goal 84'
Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 9,570
Referee: Bernhard Brugger (Austria)

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Belgium Standard Liège 4 3 0 1 5 3 +2 9
Germany Stuttgart 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 7
Italy Sampdoria 4 2 1 1 4 5 −1 7
Spain Sevilla 4 2 0 2 5 2 +3 6
Serbia Partizan 4 0 0 4 1 8 −7 0
23 October 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Sevilla Spain 2 – 0 Germany Stuttgart
Romaric Goal 15'
Renato Goal 16'
Report
23 October 2008
21:00 UTC+2
Partizan Serbia 1 – 2 Italy Sampdoria
Diarra Goal 34' Report Bonazzoli Goal 20'
Dessena Goal 55'
Partizan Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 23,780
Referee: Lucílio Batista (Portugal)

6 November 2008
18:00 UTC+1
Stuttgart Germany 2 – 0 Serbia Partizan
Gómez Goal 77'80' Report
6 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Standard Liège Belgium 1 – 0 Spain Sevilla
Mbokani Goal 38' Report

27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Sampdoria Italy 1 – 1 Germany Stuttgart
Sammarco Goal 39' Report Marica Goal 8'
Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Partizan Serbia 0 – 1 Belgium Standard Liège
Report De Camargo Goal 36'
Partizan Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 14,210
Referee: Mike Dean (England)

3 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Standard Liège Belgium 3 – 0 Italy Sampdoria
De Camargo Goal 23'
Onyewu Goal 35'
Jovanović Goal 43'
Report
Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège
Attendance: 26,833
Referee: Tony Chapron (France)
3 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Sevilla Spain 3 – 0 Serbia Partizan
Luís Fabiano Goal 32' (pen.)73'
Renato Goal 46'
Report

18 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Sampdoria Italy 1 – 0 Spain Sevilla
Bottinelli Goal 75' Report
Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Howard Webb (England)
18 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Stuttgart Germany 3 – 0 Belgium Standard Liège
Khedira Goal 5'
Hilbert Goal 49'
Marica Goal 72'
Report
Mercedes-Benz Arena, Stuttgart
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Peter Rasmussen (Denmark)

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italy Udinese 4 3 0 1 6 4 +2 9
England Tottenham Hotspur 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 7
Netherlands NEC 4 2 0 2 6 5 +1 6
Russia Spartak Moscow 4 1 1 2 5 6 −1 4
Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 4 1 0 3 4 9 −5 3
23 October 2008
19:10 UTC+2
Udinese Italy 2 – 0 England Tottenham Hotspur
Di Natale Goal 24' (pen.)
Pepe Goal 86'
Report
Stadio Friuli, Udine
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
23 October 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Dinamo Zagreb Croatia 3 – 2 Netherlands NEC
Mandžukić Goal 3'
Balaban Goal 81'
Vrdoljak Goal 84'
Report Carlos Goal 24' (o.g.)
Janssen Goal 78'
Maksimir Stadium, Zagreb
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Oleh Oriekhov (Ukraine)

6 November 2008
20:00 UTC+3
Spartak Moscow Russia 1 – 2 Italy Udinese
Rodríguez Goal 17' Report Quagliarella Goal 12'60' (pen.)
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Kristinn Jakobsson (Iceland)
6 November 2008
20:00 UTC+0
Tottenham Hotspur England 4 – 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
Bent Goal 30'33'70'
Huddlestone Goal 59'
Report
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 16,295
Referee: Fredy Fautrel (France)

27 November 2008
19:00 UTC+1
NEC Netherlands 0 – 1 England Tottenham Hotspur
Report O'Hara Goal 14'
27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Dinamo Zagreb Croatia 0 – 1 Russia Spartak Moscow
Report Saenko Goal 75'
Maksimir Stadium, Zagreb
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Thorsten Kinhöfer (Germany)

3 December 2008
20:00 UTC+3
Spartak Moscow Russia 1 – 2 Netherlands NEC
Covalciuc Goal 2' Report Van Beukering Goal 84'
Schøne Goal 87'
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Nicolai Vollquartz (Denmark)
3 December 2008
18:00 UTC+1
Udinese Italy 2 – 1 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
Quagliarella Goal 5'
Obodo Goal 79'
Report Bišćan Goal 90+3'
Stadio Friuli, Udine
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)

18 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
NEC Netherlands 2 – 0 Italy Udinese
John Goal 75'
Van Beukering Goal 78'
Report
18 December 2008
19:45 UTC+0
Tottenham Hotspur England 2 – 2 Russia Spartak Moscow
Modrić Goal 67'
Huddlestone Goal 74'
Report Dzyuba Goal 23'33'
White Hart Lane, London
Attendance: 28,906
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany Wolfsburg 4 3 1 0 13 7 +6 10
Italy Milan 4 2 2 0 8 5 +3 8
Portugal Braga 4 2 0 2 7 5 +2 6
England Portsmouth 4 1 1 2 7 8 −1 4
Netherlands Heerenveen 4 0 0 4 3 13 −10 0
23 October 2008
20:15 UTC+1
Braga Portugal 3 – 0 England Portsmouth
Aguiar Goal 8'
Rentería Goal 46'
Alan Goal 87'
Report
Estádio AXA, Braga
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Darko Ceferin (Slovenia)
23 October 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Heerenveen Netherlands 1 – 3 Italy Milan
Pranjić Goal 86' (pen.) Report Jong-a-Pin Goal 19' (o.g.)
Gattuso Goal 23'
Inzaghi Goal 69'

6 November 2008
19:45 UTC+1
Wolfsburg Germany 5 – 1 Netherlands Heerenveen
Džeko Goal 34'61'
Grafite Goal 39'
Misimović Goal 53'
Krzynówek Goal 71'
Report Väyrynen Goal 31'
Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg
Attendance: 15,615
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)
6 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Milan Italy 1 – 0 Portugal Braga
Ronaldinho Goal 90+3' Report
San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 10,608
Referee: Peter Rasmussen (Denmark)

27 November 2008
20:05 UTC+0
Portsmouth England 2 – 2 Italy Milan
Kaboul Goal 62'
Kanu Goal 73'
Report Ronaldinho Goal 84'
Inzaghi Goal 90+2'
Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Attendance: 20,403
Referee: Serge Gumienny (Belgium)
27 November 2008
21:30 UTC+0
Braga Portugal 2 – 3 Germany Wolfsburg
Barzagli Goal 6' (o.g.)
Meyong Goal 49'
Report Džeko Goal 24'
Misimović Goal 83' (pen.)90+4'
Estádio AXA, Braga
Attendance: 7,294
Referee: Anton Genov (Bulgaria)

4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Wolfsburg Germany 3 – 2 England Portsmouth
Džeko Goal 3'
Gentner Goal 23'
Misimović Goal 74'
Report Defoe Goal 11'
Mvuemba Goal 14'
Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg
Attendance: 21,015
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia)
4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Heerenveen Netherlands 1 – 2 Portugal Braga
Sibon Goal 19' Report Rentería Goal 35'
Aguiar Goal 56'
Abe Lenstra Stadion, Heerenveen
Attendance: 25,500
Referee: Fritz Stuchlik (Austria)

17 December 2008
19:45 UTC+0
Portsmouth England 3 – 0 Netherlands Heerenveen
Crouch Goal 40'42'
Hreiðarsson Goal 90'
Report
Fratton Park, Portsmouth
Attendance: 19,612
Referee: Richard Havrilla (Slovakia)
17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Milan Italy 2 – 2 Germany Wolfsburg
Ambrosini Goal 17'
Pato Goal 56'
Report Zaccardo Goal 56'
Sağlık Goal 81'
San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 5,420
Referee: Mark Courtney (Northern Ireland)

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany Hamburg 4 3 0 1 7 3 +4 9
Netherlands Ajax 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1 7
England Aston Villa 4 2 0 2 5 6 −1 6
Slovakia Žilina 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 4
Czech Republic Slavia Prague 4 0 2 2 2 5 −3 2
23 October 2008
18:30 UTC+2
Žilina Slovakia 1 – 2 Germany Hamburg
Rilke Goal 69' Report Petrić Goal 15'
Olić Goal 45+1'
Stadium Pod Dubňom, Žilina
Attendance: 9,871
Referee: Tony Asumaa (Finland)
23 October 2008
20:15 UTC+1
Aston Villa England 2 – 1 Netherlands Ajax
Laursen Goal 8'
Barry Goal 45'
Report Vermaelen Goal 22'
Villa Park, Birmingham
Attendance: 36,657
Referee: Thomas Einwaller (Austria)

6 November 2008
20:30 UTC+1
Ajax Netherlands 1 – 0 Slovakia Žilina
Suárez Goal 41' Report
Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Attendance: 24,200
Referee: Douglas McDonald (Scotland)
6 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Slavia Prague Czech Republic 0 – 1 England Aston Villa
Report Carew Goal 26'
Synot Tip Arena, Prague
Attendance: 20,322
Referee: Costas Kapitanis (Cyprus)

27 November 2008
18:30 UTC+1
Žilina Slovakia 0 – 0 Czech Republic Slavia Prague
Report
27 November 2008
21:00 UTC+1
Hamburg Germany 0 – 1 Netherlands Ajax
Report Leonardo Goal 77'
HSH Nordbank Arena, Hamburg
Attendance: 51,200
Referee: Paolo Tagliavento (Italy)

4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Slavia Prague Czech Republic 0 – 2 Germany Hamburg
Report Olić Goal 30'
Petrić Goal 90+4' (pen.)
Synot Tip Arena, Prague
Attendance: 17,368
Referee: Selçuk Dereli (Turkey)
4 December 2008
19:45 UTC+0
Aston Villa England 1 – 2 Slovakia Žilina
Delfouneso Goal 28' Report Leitner Goal 16'
Štyvar Goal 19'
Villa Park, Birmingham
Attendance: 28,797
Referee: Espen Berntsen (Norway)

17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Hamburg Germany 3 – 1 England Aston Villa
Petrić Goal 18'
Olić Goal 30'57'
Report Delfouneso Goal 83'
HSH Nordbank Arena, Hamburg
Attendance: 49,121
Referee: Aleksei Nikolaev (Russia)
17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Ajax Netherlands 2 – 2 Czech Republic Slavia Prague
Vertonghen Goal 4'
Suárez Goal 90+1' (pen.)
Report Černý Goal 13'
Jarolím Goal 41'
Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
Attendance: 30,116
Referee: Sten Kaldma (Estonia)

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
France Saint-Étienne 4 2 2 0 9 4 +5 8
Spain Valencia 4 1 3 0 8 4 +4 6
Denmark Copenhagen 4 1 2 1 4 5 −1 5
Belgium Club Brugge 4 0 3 1 2 3 −1 3
Norway Rosenborg 4 0 2 2 1 8 −7 2
23 October 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Copenhagen Denmark 1 – 3 France Saint-Étienne
Santin Goal 59' (pen.) Report Gomis Goal 2'
Perrin Goal 37'
Payet Goal 65'
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Attendance: 17,187
Referee: Craig Thomson (Scotland)
23 October 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Rosenborg Norway 0 – 0 Belgium Club Brugge
Report

6 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Saint-Étienne France 3 – 0 Norway Rosenborg
Ilan Goal 59'
Machado Goal 63'
Mirallas Goal 76'
Report
6 November 2008
21:30 UTC+1
Valencia Spain 1 – 1 Denmark Copenhagen
Morientes Goal 61' Report Santin Goal 85'
Estadio Mestalla, Valencia
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Knut Kircher (Germany)

27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Club Brugge Belgium 1 – 1 France Saint-Étienne
Vargas Goal 50' Report Gigliotti Goal 44'
Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges
Attendance: 21,381
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
27 November 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Rosenborg Norway 0 – 4 Spain Valencia
Report Mata Goal 21'
Hernández Goal 76'
Baraja Goal 88'
Joaquín Goal 90'
Lerkendal stadion, Trondheim
Attendance: 14,549
Referee: Kevin Blom (Netherlands)

4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Valencia Spain 1 – 1 Belgium Club Brugge
Žigić Goal 60' Report Alcaraz Goal 18'
Estadio Mestalla, Valencia
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)
4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Copenhagen Denmark 1 – 1 Norway Rosenborg
Antonsson Goal 85' Report Iversen Goal 33'
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Attendance: 18,184
Referee: Thomas Einwaller (Austria)

17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Club Brugge Belgium 0 – 1 Denmark Copenhagen
Report Santin Goal 58'
Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges
Attendance: 22,169
Referee: Darko Ceferin (Slovenia)
17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Saint-Étienne France 2 – 2 Spain Valencia
Ilan Goal 29'44' Report Morientes Goal 32'
Žigić Goal 72'

Group H[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Russia CSKA Moscow 4 4 0 0 12 5 +7 12
Spain Deportivo La Coruña 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1 7
Poland Lech Poznań 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 5
France Nancy 4 1 1 2 8 7 +1 4
Netherlands Feyenoord 4 0 0 4 1 10 −9 0
23 October 2008
20:00 UTC+4
CSKA Moscow Russia 3 – 0 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
Dzagoev Goal 9'12'
Vágner Love Goal 61'
Report
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 13,060
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)
23 October 2008
20:45 UTC+2
Nancy France 3 – 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
Zerka Goal 47'
Féret Goal 53'
Helder Goal 84'
Report
Stade Marcel Picot, Tomblaine
Attendance: 11,512
Referee: Matteo Trefoloni (Italy)

6 November 2008
18:15 UTC+1
Lech Poznań Poland 2 – 2 France Nancy
Peszko Goal 5'
Štilić Goal 22'
Report Malonga Goal 10'
Zerka Goal 81'
Stadion Miejski, Poznań
Attendance: 21,601
Referee: Cristian Balaj (Romania)
6 November 2008
19:30 UTC+1
Feyenoord Netherlands 1 – 3 Russia CSKA Moscow
Van Bronckhorst Goal 29' Report Van Bronckhorst Goal 14' (o.g.)
Vágner Love Goal 40'81'
Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)

27 November 2008
20:00 UTC+3
CSKA Moscow Russia 2 – 1 Poland Lech Poznań
Dzagoev Goal 31'
Zhirkov Goal 45+1'
Report Štilić Goal 66'
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 10,800
Referee: Duarte Gomes (Portugal)
27 November 2008
21:00 UTC+1
Deportivo La Coruña Spain 3 – 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
Lopo Goal 30'
Hofland Goal 50' (o.g.)
Guardado Goal 51'
Report
Riazor, A Coruña
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Martin Ingvarsson (Sweden)

4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Lech Poznań Poland 1 – 1 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
Rengifo Goal 42' Report Colotto Goal 2'
Stadion Miejski, Poznań
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: Craig Thomson (Scotland)
4 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Nancy France 3 – 4 Russia CSKA Moscow
Zerka Goal 5'
Féret Goal 72'
Camerling Goal 79'
Report Vágner Love Goal 23'62'88'
Ramón Goal 33'
Stade Marcel Picot, Tomblaine
Attendance: 14,074
Referee: Zsolt Szabó (Hungary)

17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Deportivo La Coruña Spain 1 – 0 France Nancy
Bodipo Goal 74' Report
Riazor, A Coruña
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Michael Weiner (Germany)
17 December 2008
20:45 UTC+1
Feyenoord Netherlands 0 – 1 Poland Lech Poznań
Report Đurđević Goal 26'
Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Paolo Dondarini (Italy)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA Cup 2008/09" (PDF). UEFA. pp. 8–9. Archived from the original on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2008. 
  2. ^ "Tough groups for former champions". UEFA. 7 October 2008. Archived from the original on 29 October 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2008. 
  3. ^ "2008/09 Draw and match calendar". UEFA. 1 June 2008. Archived from the original on 20 May 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2008. 
  4. ^ "Competition format". UEFA. 13 July 2005. Archived from the original on 29 October 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2008. 
  5. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA Cup 2008/09" (PDF). UEFA. p. 10. Archived from the original on 31 October 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2008. 

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