Champions League, day 5

Olympique Marseille 1 - Real Madrid 2

Real Madrid held on to top spot in their group with a 1-2 win over Olympique Marseille. All eyes were on Zinedine Zidane, who was returning to his home town, but it was Beckham who scored his side's 600th goal in the European Cup with a glorious free kick ten minutes before half time. Ex Celta striker Mido headed an equaliser in the second half, but ten minutes later Raúl found Ronaldo for him to poke home the winner. Madrid are virtually assured of first place, although they still have to finish things off against Porto in a fortnight's time. (26.11.03)

Celta Vigo 1 - Club Brugge 1

An injury time goal from Club Brugge dashed Celta's hopes of reaching the next round and left them needing a win at AC Milan in their last game to have any chance of qualifying. The Galicians were dominated by the Belgian side in a rainy first half, but improved after the break and should have scored when Verlinden saved at point blank range from Milosevic. Mostovoi finally put them ahead though after good work from Milosevic and Berizzo, but with the fans already celebrating a victory, substitute Lange headed Roelandts' cross over Pinto for the equaliser. (26.11.03)

Deportivo La Coruña 3 - AEK Athens 0

Deportivo bounced back from their big defeat at Monaco to beat AEK Athens 3-0 and move close to reaching the last 16. Héctor opened the scoring before the break with his first goal for the club and Valerón and Luque added two more in the second half to keep the Galicians in second place in their group, three points above their next opponents PSV Eindhoven. With a 2-0 home victory against the Dutch side earlier in the competition, Irureta's team will only fail to qualify if they lose the last game by three goals or more. (25.11.03) .

Olympiakos 2 - Real Sociedad 2

Real Sociedad are also close to reaching the next round after a battling 2-2 draw against Olympiakos. The Basque side appeared to be well on the way when Gabilondo put them in front before the break. But things went wrong in a fifteen minute period in the second half, with Stoltidis equalising following a short free kick, Kovacevic getting sent off for a rigorous second yellow card and Castillo putting the Greeks ahead. Schürrer came to the rescue though as makeshift centre forward to volley home Aranzábal's cross and maintain the four point gap over their opponents. (25.11.03)

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