Uefa cup

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Both English representatives enjoyed successful home games against European opposition. Middlesbrough beat Dnipro 3-0 to top group D, while a Kevin Nolan strike was enough for Bolton to overcome Zenit St. Petersburg. Elsewhere, Hamburg, Strasbourg and Shakhtar Donetsk all maintained their 100 per cent records, the last named beating Stuttgart 2-0 in Germany to increase the pressure on ex-Benfica coach Trapattoni. Defending champs CSKA Moscow disappointed again, drawing 0-0 against Heerenveen, Guimarães did not have a game.