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FC Zurich draws final Champions League match

Swiss soccer Team FC Zurich had a final chance to prove their sporting prowess on Tuesday night at home and came away with a 1-1 draw against AC Milan.

This content was published on December 9, 2009 - 08:26

Zurich were first to score with a free kick by Milan Gajic after 30 minutes, leading the game until Ronaldinho equalised with a penalty kick in the 65th minute.

The Italians are now through to the Champions League knock out stages, along with Real Madrid from the same group, who beat Olympique Marseille 3-1.

Speaking after the match, Zurich’s trainer Bernard Challandes said he was pleased with how his team had acquitted themselves.

“We wanted to give a good impression of ourselves and of Swiss football in particular. We can be happy with our performance in the Champions League.”

With one victory and one draw out of six games, FC Zurich finished last in Group C on four points.

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