Turkish delight for Zaragoza
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Real Zaragoza secured an invaluable 1-0 win at Fenerbahce in the Uefa Cup.Real Zaragoza secured an invaluable 1-0 win at Fenerbahce in the first leg of their Uefa Cup tie.
Alvaro's late goal helped the Spaniards to a surprise first leg victory.
Zaragoza frustrated the home side for long periods of the first half with Nicolas Anelka struggling to create any real goalscoring opportunities.
Fenerbahce poured forward in the second half in search of an opening goal, but could not find a way past a well-organised Zaragoza defence.
The visitors stunned the home crowd on 72 minutes with Brazilian defender Alvaro finding the net.
Zaragoza had to withstand a late onslaught from Fenerbahce, but they held on for a superb victory.
The Spaniards will be confident of finishing the job next week at La Romareda.
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Fenerbahce v Real Zaragoza