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Posted October. 25, 2001 09:12,   


The traditionally renowned strong teams such as Manchester United (England), FC Barcelona (Spain) and Juventus (Italia) advanced to the semi-quarter finals in the 2001-2002 UEFA Champions League.

In Group G, Manchester defeated yesterday Olympiakos (Greece) on goals Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Ryan Giggs and Ruud van Nistelrooy at home. Manchester United left one game, but booked their place in the second phase of the Champions League to clinch a ticket to semi-quarter finals, recording 3 wins and 2 losses (9 points).

FC Barcelona beat 3-2 Lyon (France) to secure the first place in Group F for the final league.

Juventus booked their place in the second group phase of the Champions League after a convincing 3-1 win over FC Porto (Portugal) in Group E on goals of Del Piero, Paolo Montero and David Trezeguet.

Kwon Soon-Il stt77@donga.com