UEFA cup, first round second leg
All four Spanish teams won their way through to the second round on a high scoring night. Villarreal were the first side to kick off, and they had to score at Trabzonspor after a 0-0 first leg. And after a goalless first half they seemed to be safely home when half time substitute Sonny Anderson and José Marí put them two up. But goals from Goldenik and Tekke in the last quarter of an hour made it all square, and there were a nervous few moments before José Marí scored a late winner for a 2-3 final scoreline.
The biggest score of the night though was at a rainy Nou Camp, where Barcelona beat Slovakia's Puchov 8-0. Once again the star was Ronaldinho, who hit a hat-trick in the first hour of the game to make it six for the season. Motta scored from a well struck free kick in between, and Ronaldinho set up Luis Enrique for a fifth before being rested. His substitute Iniesta promptly set up Saviola for his first goal of the campaign, and Luis Enrique and Saviola both got their second of the night later on to complete the rout.
Luis Aragonés returned to Mallorca to take over from Jaime Pacheco, and saw his side come from behind to beat Apoel Nicosia 4-2. There was some concern when Okkarides put the visitors ahead early on, but Samuel Eto'o hit a hat-trick in just over half an hour to turn the scoreline around. Substitute Correa made it four two minutes from the end before Amanatidis got a late consolation for the Cypriots.
The last game of the evening saw Valencia repeat their first leg score of 1-0 to beat Sweden's AIK Solna. It was their usual workmanlike display, with the only goal coming from the head of Mista only a few minutes after he came on as substitute in the second half. (15.10.03)