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August 18, 2010 8:30 PM

Bremen edges toward Champions League group stage

LONDON — Werder Bremen and Hapoel Tel Aviv look likely to reach the Champions League group stages after playoff wins Wednesday. Clemens Fritz, Torsten Frings and Claudio Pizarro scored in the second half to give Bremen a 3-1 win over 10-man Sampdoria, while Hapoel Tel Aviv won 3-2 at Salzburg for a crucial edge ahead of next week's second-leg matches.

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