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Euro Clash

Today's Schedule:

*Olympiakos at Chelsea, 2:45, ESPN2
(0-0 first leg)

*Roma at Real Madrid, 2:45, ESPN Deportes
(2-1 Roma, first leg)

*Schalke at Porto, 4:45, tape delay, Deportes
(1-0 Schalke, first leg)

Tomorrow: Liverpool takes a 2-0 aggregate lead to Inter Milan (no TV)


FYI, Barcelona will be without Lionel Messi for six weeks because of the thigh injury suffered against Celtic yesterday.

By Steve Goff  |  March 5, 2008; 11:26 AM ET
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I think Inter/Pool is next week

Posted by: Adam | March 5, 2008 11:33 AM | Report abuse

UEFA moved the Inter/Liverpool match to take pressure off of San Siro, which would have had too many matches in too short a period of time.

Liverpool is playing West Ham today.

Posted by: Liverpool_SC | March 5, 2008 11:35 AM | Report abuse

Tomorrow: Liverpool takes a 2-0 aggregate lead to Inter Milan

That is a Fisher-esque error.

Do some research, you bum.

Kidding, or course.

Keep up the fine work.

Posted by: Anonymous | March 5, 2008 11:50 AM | Report abuse

Chelsea 2-0, 2-0 Agg
Porto 2-0, 2-1 Agg
Roma 1-0, 3-1 Agg

DIC FC 1-1, 3-1 Agg.

50% of the Quarters 39 Happens!

Posted by: Scudamore | March 5, 2008 12:00 PM | Report abuse

olympiakos will suprise today. chelsea is going down!! 0-0, 4-3 in pk's.

Posted by: mike | March 5, 2008 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Olympiakos [0] at Chelsea [3]

Roma [2] at Real Madrid [3]

Schalke [3] at Porto [1]

DC United [4] Chivas [1]

Posted by: yo its me | March 5, 2008 1:06 PM | Report abuse

Sort of off topic, but do you have any updates on Tino's trial progress? When does DC have to make its final roster decisions? Are we going to be able to play Harbour View FC without having completed our roster? Thanks!

Posted by: Doze | March 5, 2008 1:12 PM | Report abuse

So with Messi out for six weeks, that means he's out for the Olympic preliminaries, right?

Posted by: Juan-John | March 5, 2008 1:19 PM | Report abuse

I'm not in San Antonio with the team. No Santino updates. Decision by Sunday or Monday. Only 18 players will go to Jamaica for first leg.

Messi? Oly preliminaries?? Argentina already qualified.

Posted by: Goff | March 5, 2008 1:36 PM | Report abuse

Chelsea 1, Olympiakos 1. The Greeks advance on the away-goals rule!

(I just want to see an Olympiakos-Fenerbahce matchup in the quarterfinals. Tremendous national pride would be at stake.)

Real Madrid 3, Roma 2. Another away-goals victory. Forza Roma!

Porto "who cares?", FC Schalke "who cares?"

Posted by: SSMD | March 5, 2008 1:38 PM | Report abuse


Whether or not the Post is interested in it for the Dead Tree Version, have you done any work on the progress of the youth sides for DC United and MLS as a whole? I know it's young - but does DC have any kids that could be up for a development contract? Do other teams? How's John Maessner doing in his role there?

Posted by: Youth Initiative | March 5, 2008 1:40 PM | Report abuse

Madrid 2-1 Roma, Roma advances on PKs (Doni vs Casillas in PKs? Would be quite a sight).

Porto 2-0 Shalke, no way Porto loses at home.

Chelski 1-0 Olympiakos, should be an ugly and boring match with Chelsea sitting back and waiting to counter.

Posted by: Ted | March 5, 2008 1:40 PM | Report abuse

Olympiakos 1-1, 1-1 Agg (away goals)
Porto 2-0, 2-1 Agg
Roma 1-1, 3-2 Agg
Liverpool 0-1, 2-1 Agg

Posted by: Phil | March 5, 2008 1:41 PM | Report abuse

MLS youth squads are a long way from yielding first-team players. It's a story sometime down the road, but not at the moment.

Posted by: Goff | March 5, 2008 1:44 PM | Report abuse

FYI, former DCU defender Clint Peay has joined Greg Andrulis's coaching staff as an assistant at George Mason University.

Posted by: Goff | March 5, 2008 1:45 PM | Report abuse

Um, as much as I don't want it to happen against DC, Becks and the Fish looked pretty good on the first goal in China.

Also, did you see KC signed Colombian forward Ivan Trujillo?

Posted by: Random stuff | March 5, 2008 1:53 PM | Report abuse

Olympiapos 5 Chelsea 1. Terry, Lampard, A. Cole RED carded for arguing with ref and players hahahahhaaaa
I noticed NY Times sent a reporter with RBNY to Austria preseason training. Wouldn't post send you even in Texas?

Posted by: td | March 5, 2008 1:55 PM | Report abuse

Thanksbetothesoccerjesus that AC Milan's boring 10 players in the box style has been rightly put to rest.

Fabregas saves Walcott's arse with a strong dipping shot. Walcott rebounds and claims a rightful place in the memorable match with a startling run late to seal it!!

Posted by: delantero | March 5, 2008 2:00 PM | Report abuse

Not to drag the stadium discussion in here, but let's think positive and maybe some vibes will spread to Poplar Point. Look at these small footprint, fantastic stadiums and think of yourself sitting in your DC United season ticket holder seat!!

Posted by: delantero | March 5, 2008 2:02 PM | Report abuse

I'd like to TIVO my life.

That way I could skip the next two weeks of work and just watch the United matches.

Posted by: Orson Well's 2008 version | March 5, 2008 2:04 PM | Report abuse

I noticed NY Times sent a reporter with RBNY to Austria preseason training. Wouldn't post send you even in Texas?


The NY Times reporter paid his own way to Austria. Heck, the NYT hardly ever sends a reporter across the river to Giants Stadium for home games.

Posted by: Goff | March 5, 2008 2:08 PM | Report abuse

7 days until Harbour View!

FYI flights to Kingston at $487. Who's in?

Posted by: Welles that is | March 5, 2008 2:08 PM | Report abuse

Thanks Goff! I wondered too.

Posted by: td | March 5, 2008 2:20 PM | Report abuse

MIA Ballack w/ an early goal...

Posted by: RK | March 5, 2008 2:54 PM | Report abuse

Anyone check out Roma's little scarves? Are they Prada or Fendi?

Posted by: Geez | March 5, 2008 3:19 PM | Report abuse

@Posted by: Liverpool_SC | March 5, 2008 11:35 AM

actually, they moved it because Liverpool has (had) a midweek make up game to play.

@Posted by: RK | March 5, 2008 02:54 PM
I love that Micha is throwing up a big 'zum Teufel mit dir!' to all the people who thought be wasn't capable of playing for the 'almighty' Chelsea. They don't deserve him

Posted by: papa bear | March 5, 2008 8:50 PM | Report abuse

Wow, all you Chelsea haters were way off. 4-3 on PKS?? 5-1? 1-1?? HAHAHAHAHAHA!! Complete domination by the Blues.

Posted by: BadKarma723 | March 6, 2008 8:21 AM | Report abuse

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