7 Nov 2008

English side's enjoy UEFA wins

6:22 pm on 7 November 2008

A Darren Bent hat-trick in Tottenham's 4-nil win over Dynamo Zagreb has sparked an English renaissance in football's UEFA Cup.

Manchester City had a 3-2 win over Dutch club FC Twente while tournament favourites AC Milan escaped with a 1-nil win thanks to a late goal from Brazilian Ronaldinho to beat Portuguese side Braga.

Aston Villa had 1-nil win away to Slavia Prague and top their group while Tottenham and Manchester are second in their respective pools.