Friday, March 18, 2011

Friday List of Little or No Consequence #180

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9 Examples Of A European Top-Flight Club Being Knocked Out By A Team From A Lower Division In The Main Cup Competition Of Their Home Country This Season 

1. Baník Ostrava (v Slavičín (T3) lost 5-4 on pens after 0-0 a.e.t., Czech Republic Football Cup)
2. Brøndby (v Varde (T3) lost 4-2, Danish Cup)
3. Hannover 96 (v SV Elversberg, (T4) lost 5-4 on penalties after 0-0 a.e.t., DFB-Pokal)
4. Monaco (v Chambéry (T5), lost 3-2 on pens after 1-1 a.e.t., Coupe de France)
5. NEC Nijmegen (v Dordrecht (T2) lost 4-3, KNVB Cup)
6. Newcastle United (v Stevenage (T4), lost 3-1, FA Cup)
7. Racing Santander (v Córdoba (T2) 3-3 on agg, lost on away goals rule, Copa del Rey)
8. União de Leiria (v União da Madeira (T2) lost 2-1 a.e.t., Taça de Portugal)
9. Zulte Waregem (v White Star Woluwe (T3) lost 2-1, Belgian Cup)

Key: T2 = Tier 2, T3 = Tier 3, etc.


Anonymous said...

Stevanage are Tier 4, not 5

Chris O said...

Oops! Sorry about that - got a bit ahead of myself there... All corrected, thank you!