Champions League

BATE earns unwanted tag

2014-12-11 07:10
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Paris - Belarus champions BATE Borisov earned the dubious honour of becoming the worst defence in a Champions League group stage campaign after their 2-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao took their goals against tally to 24 on Wednesday.

BATE have suffered several heavy defeats this term, losing 6-0 away at group winners Porto and then being hammered 7-0 and 5-0 by runners-up Shakhtar Donetsk.

Worst defences in group stage history:

24 goals conceded - BATE Borisov, 2014/15

22 - Dinamo Zagreb (CRO), 2011/12

22 - FC Nordsjlland (DEN), 2012/13

19 - Ferencvaros (HUN), 1995/96

19 - Dynamo Kiev (UKR), 2007/08

19 - Debrecen (HUN), 2009/10

19 - MSK Zilina (SVK), 2010/11


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