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  1. In front of an unusually subdued Riazor crowd, Shelbourne produced a fine first 45 minutes, with Deportivo showing little of the form that had seen them eliminate holders [AC Milan]TEAM with a stunning 4-0 victory in the quarter-finals of last season's competition. [79366 / p4]
  2. Sparta now meet Hungarian side Ferencvárosi TC, who overcame KF Tirana on away goals, as they seek to emulate their 2003/04 performance, where they reached the first knockout round only to lose to holders [AC Milan]TEAM . [79225 / p5]
  3. UEFA Cup holders [Valencia CF]TEAM were eliminated from this season's competition as FC Steaua Bucuresti cancelled out a two-goal first-leg deficit before holding their nerve in the penalty shoot-out. [79951 / p1]
  4. [Bosnia-Herzegovnian cup]COMPETITION holders [FK Modrica]TEAM left Andorra with a precious lead after the first leg of their UEFA Cup first qualifying round tie with FC Santa Coloma. [79177 / p1]
  5. Longford captain Barry Ferguson turned in Alan Murphy's pass to reduce arrears further two minutes later, but [Liechtenstein Cup]COMPETITION holders [Vaduz]TEAM , who only narrowly missed out on promotion to the Swiss top-flight last season, were able to celebrate their progress into Friday's draw. [79067 / p6]

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COMPETITION [Competition] TEAM [Team]

holders AC Milan
holders AC Milan
holders Valencia CF
holders Bosnia-Herzegovnian cupFK Modrica
holders Liechtenstein CupVaduz