Friday, October 03, 2008

Bayern Munich linked to UEFA Cup Match Fixing

As per a Spanish daily,El Pais the second leg of the semifinal contested between Bayern Munich and Zenith St Petersburg was fixed.

Zenith had won that game 4-0 after both teams drew 1-1 in Munich.They went on to win the tournament as well.

The paper goes on to say that a Spanish judge has sent two tapes of Russian mobsters who were behind the alleged match fixing scenario.The first, from rumored Russian gang member Gennady Petrov, mentions paying 50 million of unpaid currency to Bayern. The second, from Petrov’s aide, states the 4-0 Zenit scoreline before the match took place.

Source : Sports Illustrated CNN

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