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Wednesday, 27 November, 2002, 19:02 GMT
Champions League clockwatch
B Leverkusen 1-2 Barcelona
Newcastle 1-4 Inter Milan
Valencia 1-1 Ajax
Goalflashes and major incidents
2139: The final whistle sounds at St James' Park, with 10-man Newcastle soundly beaten by a clinical Inter side.
2138: Valencia and Ajax share a 1-1 draw in Spain, leaving Arsenal clear in Group B.
2137: Marc Overmars' late goal proves to be the winner as Barcelona complete a 2-1 win in Bayer Leverkusen.
2135: The final whistle in Rome calls time on a magnificent night for Arsenal - and for hat-trick hero Thierry Henry.
2133: Valencia fight back in the closing seconds, Miguel Angulo cancelling out Ajax's short-lived lead.
2131: Marc Overmars' late strike sees Barcelona complete an impressive fightback in Germany, where they now lead Bayer Leverkusen.
2130: Fancied Valencia trail at home to Ajax as Zlatan Ibrahimovic strikes with a minute left.
2126: Inter extinguish any flickering Newcastle hopes with a fourth goal at St James' Park, where Recoba sweeps home just 27 seconds after coming on as a substitute.
2118: Eighteen minutes from time at St James' Park, Nolberto Solano gives Newcastle a glimmer of hope as he wriggles free and slides home.
2116: Rami Shaaban punches away Cafu's fierce drive and Arsenal sweep up the other end to clinch victory. Thierry Henry completes his golden night in Rome by crashing home a sensational right-foot shot to complete his hat-trick.
2115: Roma react to falling behind by throwing on substitute Gabriel Batistuta in place of Lima.
2112: Thierry Henry strikes again in Rome as Arsenal take the lead. The striker jumps highest to reach Oleg Luzhny's cross and then reacts quickest to sweep home a left-foot half-volley as the ball drops in the penalty area.
2105: Totti puts Roma substitute Guigou clear and Arsenal keeper Shaaban saves with his legs at the striker's feet, amid fierce Inter claims for a penalty.
2102: In Rome, Cafu continues to look dangerous down the right, but his low cross towards Totti counts for nothing when the striker is ruled to have fouled.
2052: Javier Saviola scores three minutes into the second half to haul Barcelona back on level terms in Leverkusen.
2051: Newcastle, searching for a miracle at St James' Park, introduce substitute Laurent Robert at half-time in place of Hugo Viana.
2034: The half-time whistle puts Newcastle out of their misery in front of a stunned and almost silent St James' Park crowd.
2032: Hernan Crespo increases the St James' Park pain for Newcastle, sweeping home Okan's low pass on the stroke of half-time.
2031: The half-time whistle sounds in Rome, with two goals in the first six minutes the pick of a lively first half.
2025: Dimitar Berbatov breaks the deadlock in Leverkusen as Bayer lead Barcelona six minutes before half-time.
2021: Hernan Crespo hits the post at St James' Park, but Newcastle's repreive is shot-lived as Matias Almeyda lets fly with an unstoppable right-foot shot.
2019: Nolberto Solano's dipping free-kick is punched away by Inter keeper Antonioli.
2017: Alan Shearer heads over the bar from Nolberto Solano's cross as the 10 men of Newcastle search for a way back at St James' Park.
2012: Francesco Totti's shot is brilliantly cleared off the Arsenal goal-line by the knee of Pascal Cygan.
2010: Christian Pannuci's driving run ends with a shot that deflects just wide of Rami Shaaban's far post.
1952: Newcastle's start goes from bad to worse as Craig Bellamy kicks out at Marco Matterazi on six minutes and becomes the fastest red card victim in Champions League history.
1950: Arsenal counterpunch quickly in Rome. Gilberto Silva's pass takes out Christian Panucci to set Thierry Henry free and the striker's right-foot curler beats goalkeeper Antonioli.
1948: Antonio Cassano draws first blood in Rome after four minutes, latching on to Francesco Totti's pass and lashing a right-foot shot in off a post.
1947: Newcastle are behind inside the opening minute at St James' Park. Javier Zanetti runs down the right and his low cross finds Domenico Morfeo who makes no mistake at the far post.
David Seaman loses his battle to be fit for Arsenal's match against Roma, so Rami Shaaban takes over in goal.
Teenage defender Moritz Volz is named on the substitutes' bench.
Roma: Antonioli, Panucci, Candela, Cafu, Zebina, Samuel, Lima, Emerson, Cassano, Delvecchio, Totti. Subs: Pelizzoli, Montella, Cufre, Bombardini, Guigou, Guardiola, Batistuta.
Arsenal: Shaaban, Cole, Campbell, Luzhny, Cygan, Ljungberg, Vieira, Silva, Wiltord, Henry, Pires. Subs: Taylor, Keown, Jeffers, van Bronckhorst, Edu, Stepanovs, Volz.
Referee: L Michel (Slovakia)
Craig Bellamy wins a starting place for Newcastle at St James' Park, with Nolberto Solano and Hugo Viana also in the team to face Inter.
Newcastle: Given, Griffin, O'Brien, Dabizas, Hughes, Solano, Dyer, Speed, Viana, Bellamy, Shearer. Subs: Acuna, Jenas, LuaLua, Ameobi, Caldwell, Robert, Harper.
Inter Milan: Toldo, Javier Zanetti, Materazzi, Cannavaro, Pasquale, Okan, Emre, Almeyda, Morfeo, Crespo, Vieri. Subs: Fontana, Cordoba, Di Biagio, Dalmat, Recoba, Gamarra, Coco.
Referee: Stephane Bre (France)
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