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Wednesday's football photos

Theo Walcott holds off Robbie Wielaert

Arsenal 4-0 FC Twente (agg 6-0): Leading 2-0 on aggregate, Theo Walcott looks to create another goal for the Gunners early on

Nasri celebrates his goal

They get their third of the tie in the 27th minute when Samir Nasri slots home after being picked out by Walcott

Bendtner heads for goal

Arsenal's young Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner puts further pressure on Liege's defence as the first half nears its end at the Emirates

Gallas celebrates his goal

The hosts double their lead in the 52nd minute when Bendtner's shot is parried and William Gallas (left) taps home the rebound

Walcott celebrates his goal

Walcott caps a fine performace with a goal of his own midway through the second half as Arsenal move well clear of their opponents

McClaren sees his side exit the Champions League

The home side's dominance ensures former England boss, and now Twente manager, Steve McClaren endures a tough night in London

Bendtner scores Arsenal's fourth

Bendtner scores again with a minute to go as Arsenal win 4-0 to make smooth progress into the Champions League group stage

Kuyt attempts to score

Liverpool 1-0 Standard Liege (agg 1-0): Goalless after the first leg, Dirk Kuyt attempts to score the first of the tie for the Reds

Dieumerci Mbokani tangles with Martin Skrtel

The Belgian side come close to taking a shock lead with Dieumerci Mbokani among those who test Pepe Reina's goalkeeping abilities

Gerrard fires in a shot at Anfield

Having scored a late winner against Middlesbrough on Saturday, the hosts' captain Steven Gerrard tries his luck again

Torres looks for an opening

Liverpool's star striker Fernando Torres tries to fashion an opening for his side but fails as the underdogs continue to frustrate them

Kuyt scores from Ryan Babel's cross

The game goes to extra-time and appears to be heading for penalties until Kuyt nets a late winner to spare Liverpool's blushes




see also
Arsenal 4-0 FC Twente (agg 6-0)
27 Aug 08 |  Europe
Liverpool 1-0 S Liege (1-0 agg)
27 Aug 08 |  Europe


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