The three-goal mountain Augsburg had to climb against Partizan
was long and strenuous, but the Bavarians may have been the first club to make the group stage worth watching.
In the earlier quarter-finals, Partizan
stamped their class as the team to beat, with an emphatic 85-38 win over Al Ahli, while Sharjah and Al Nasr booked their spots in the last four stages with 48-24 and 43-27 wins over Al Wasl and Al Riyadi, Jordan, respectively.
have blasted out of the blocks this season too with four wins out of four, 13 goals scored and no goals conceded while their Romanian hosts are yet to win in front of their fans.
He has refused to sign a professional contract with the club, however, meaning Partizan
could pick up just PS670,000 for his services.
A striker always wants to score but against Partizan
he created chances pretty well and was unlucky in front of goal.
Undaunted, the Eagles remain unbeaten in the European tournament this season and were at their finest on the pitch against Partizan
in the latest outing, winning the match 4-0.
I don't let things bother me, but when we played Red Star in the Marakana they insulted us and did everything to force Partizan
players into mistakes.
The story behind this trip started four years ago when City fan and author Annis Abraham built a friendship with Partizan
Belgrade supporter, Uros, on Facebook.
Their intense, goalless Europa League encounter in Serbia on Thursday was overshadowed by a banner displayed at Partizan
Stadium during the Group C opener.
issued a lengthy apology for the "mindless act" by some of their support, claiming their actions make the country's fight to stamp out discrimination "worthless".
Spurs lacked creativity but defended resolutely to secure a draw in a daunting atmosphere at Partizan
Stadium, where some home fans displayed what appeared to be an anti-Semitic banner.
Spurs left-back Danny Rose was caught up in the problems that night and was one of five players rested for the Partizan
Belgrade head coach Marko Nikolic says his side have "nothing to lose" against Tottenham when they kick off the Europa League group stage.
It was presented to the Boro leadership team at an official dinner the ght before Boro's 0 victory over Belade-based Partizan
Thursday, December 15, 2004.
My march to liberation; a Jewish boy's story of partizan