Spurs battle back from 2 goals down to earn a draw at home against Spartak Moscow, Luka Modric finally among the scorers. Man City were taken apart by Racing Santander in a 3-1 defeat. Both sides join Aston Villa in the next round of the UEFA Cup. The Champions League draw will be made at 11am today and could throw up some interesting ties.
Man Utd beat Gamba Osaka 5-3 yesterday morning to seal their place in this weekend's final. A great, open and entertaining game of football but perhaps not the best advert considering FIFA want the tournament to become serious business.
Portsmouth's Lauren has claimed Defoe will rejoin Spurs in January and Glen Johnson will also leave, Sevilla's Luis Fabiano is being linked with Chelsea, Juventus are rumoured to be preparing a bid for Liverpool's Daniel Agger and Ryan Babel, Steve Finnan is looking for a return to England and Owen looks set to make a decision on a new Newcastle contract in the next 48 hours.