Group C round-up
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Halmstads are bottom of Group C after losing 3-1 to Sampdoria, as Hertha drew with Lens.Halmstads remain bottom of Group C after losing 3-1 at home to Sampdoria.
The Swedish outfit briefly threatened to cause an upset when they took the lead, but Aimo Diana and Emiliano Bonazzoli eased Sampdoria's path to the points.
The hosts went ahead on 18 minutes when Dusan Djuric produced a powerful finish from Per Johansson's cross.
Sampdoria were level just past the half hour mark through an expertly executed free kick from Sergio Volpi.
Diana fired Samp in front on 67 minutes with a finish into the bottom corner and Bonazzoli made the points safe four minutes from time.
In the other game in the group, Hertha Berlin and Lens played out a 0-0 draw in Germany.
Thursday's results mean four of the five teams in Group C are now locked on four points, with Halmstads bottom and without a single point.
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