David Beckham scored a trademark free-kick and played a part in two other Manchester United goals in a topsy-turvy game against Barcelona that kicked off the 1998/99 UEFA Champions League group stages in dramatic fashion.
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has described as "a hard blow" Tito Vilanova's departure as coach and spoken about the two main candidates being linked with the job.
Comebacks from Borussia Dortmund and Fiorentina feature alongside a quickfire goal from Emmanuel Adebayor, a Cesc Fabregas hat-trick and a landmark strike from Rogerio Ceni.
Roma have appointed Czech Zdenek Zeman as their new coach, the Italian Serie A club announced early this evening.
Daniele De Rossi has given his support for former Roma coach Vincenzo Montella to return for a second spell in charge in place of the departing Luis Enrique.
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