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International round up (PSV.nl)

18 Sep 2006 - Source: PSV.nl

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PSV's Champions League opponents enjoyed mixed fortunes once again in their domestic league games last weekend. Liverpool and Bordeaux suffered defeat and Galatasaray enjoyed a victory. Liverpool suffer another defeatTwo top fixtures were scheduled in England for Sunday afternoon. One of them took place at Stamford Bridge in London, where Chelsea took on Liverpool. The Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba made sure of victory for Chelsea with a superb goal, scored on the stroke of half time. Although the hosts were reduced to then men, after German international Michael Ballack had been dismissed for a foul on Sissoko, Liverpool slipped to their second defeat in a row.Liverpool line-up:Reina, Finnan, Agger, Carragher, Warnock (55, Fabio Aurélio), Pennant, Gerrard, Sissoko (67, Zenden), Bellamy (78, Crouch) and Kuyt. Erik Gerets heaves sigh of reliefGalatasaray SK beat town fellows Besiktas 1-0 at home in the Ali Sami Yen stadium on Sunday night. Head coach Erik Gerets will have heaved a sigh of relief; the Belgian coach was the butt of criticism following some poor results the past few weeks. Ümit Karan scored the only goal of the night from the spot on the half hour mark.Galatasaray line-up:Mondragon, Tomas, Song, Ferhat, Inamoto, Ayhan, Ilic, Sabri, Arda, Hakan Sükür and Ümit Karan. Bordeaux slip to defeatFC Girondins de Bordeaux, who face PSV next week Wednesday in the Champions League tournament group stages, were beaten 2-1 by Olympique Marseille on Sunday night. Pagis fired Marseille ahead on 49 minutes, in front of a 58, 000 crowd in Stade Vélodrome. Taïwo doubled the advantage six minutes later, before Bordeaux substitute Chamakh pulled one back; 2-1. Marseille and Olympique Lyon are now joint leaders in the French Ligue 1.Bordeaux line-up:Ramé, Jurietti, Jemmali, Henrique, Marange (57, Dalmat), Faubert, Mavuba, Fernando (77, Laslandes), Micoud, Wendel and Darcheville (57, Chamakh).