French champions Bordeaux join Lyon in the Champions League quarter-finals, as Laurent Blanc’s side defeated Olympiakos (2-1). Lionel Messi (photo) scored twice against German VfB Stuttgart (4-0) to fire Barca into the last eight.
REUTERS - Girondins Bordeaux reached the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday, though they made things hard for themselves in a 2-1 home win against Olympiakos Piraeus that gave them a 3-1 aggregate victory.
Bordeaux had the game firmly in hand after Yoann Gourcuff scored a fifth-minute opener with a whipped free kick and Olympiakos striker Matt Derbyshire was sent off on the hour.
Date created : 2010-03-18