Previous
West Ham United
Liverpool
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayer Leverkusen
Werder Bremen
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
VfB Stuttgart
Borussia Dortmund
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Granville
Bourg-Peronnas
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Sochaux
AS Monaco
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
St Malo
GFC Ajaccio
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Universidad de Chile
River Plate
10:30 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 2
Game Details
Caracas F.C.
Huracán
12:45 AM UTC Feb 10, 2016
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Chiapas
Oaxaca
1:00 AM UTC Feb 10, 2016
Game Details
Next

Capello warns Real Madrid of Roma revival

Roma
Read

Neymar should stay at Barca - Masch

Transfers
Read

Ronaldo: 2022 World Cup could be my last

Portugal
Read

Courtois: Chelsea must reach a final

Chelsea
Read
By ESPN Staff

Redknapp focusing on bright side

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp admits he was relieved to discover Michael Dawson is expected to be fit within eight weeks.

Dawson to miss six weeks

Dawson was stretchered off during England's 4-0 victory over Bulgaria on Friday night after his leg collapsed beneath him in a freak accident early in the second half.

Scans showed the 26-year-old defender had only sprained left knee ligaments and a left ankle ligament and he could be back in action by the end of next month.

"First of all, it's a big blow for Michael and a great shame for him," Redknapp told the club's official website, "but watching it live, I thought it could have been worse than it's turned out.

"It could have been his cruciate ligament and that would have been the end of the season for him but, as it is, it's not such a long job and he should be back in a couple of months."

Redknapp believes Dawson's injury has underlined the value of signing veteran former Arsenal defender William Gallas on a free transfer last month.

"Jonathan Woodgate is struggling, Ledley King can't play every game and you also have to remember that Michael had an Achilles injury last season, so it was always a position we needed to do something in and that's why we did it (signed Gallas)," Redknapp said.

"Sebastien Bassong was excellent last season and we've got decent cover in there, players who can come in and do a job, but you also need experience. Ledley's got experience, Michael's got experience and now William's experience will be invaluable.

"He'll give us a bit of know-how and a real presence. You don't do what he's done in the game without being a top, top player and he's got all the medals to show for it."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.