Sat, Feb 25, 2006 - Page 18 News List

Marseille win despite Barthez blunder

SHOCKER The French team overcame an error by their keeper to edge out Bolton and advance to the last 16 of the UEFA cup, where they will meet Zenit St Petersburg


Hamburg had David Jarolim sent off in the 82nd minute for handball.

Midfielder Emil Angelov, called into Bulgaria's squad for the first time this week, scored twice as Levski Sofia cruised past Slovak champions Artmedia Bratislava 2-0 (3-0 on aggregate).

The Bulgarians have yet to concede at home in the UEFA Cup this season.

A goal early in extra-time from Real Betis defender Melli broke AZ Alkmaar's hearts.

AZ, semi-finalists last season, had cancelled out their 2-0 first-leg defeat in Seville through Shota Arveladze and Kew Jaliens but Melli settled the tie from close range.

Betis's city rivals Sevilla cruised through 3-0 on aggregate thanks to a 2-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow, extending their unbeaten home record in Europe to 25 games.

Also into the last 16 are Schalke 04, Udinese, Palermo, Lille and Steaua Bucharest.

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