ASTON VILLA   1997/98
      UEFA Cup

Aston Villa qualified for the UEFA Cup by League position having finished 5th in the Premier Division in 1996/97.

1st Round 
1st Leg Tue Sep 16 Bordeaux (France) Away Drew 0-0
2nd Leg Tue Sep 30 Bordeaux Home Won 1-0
Won 1-0 on aggregate.
2nd Round 
1st Leg Tue Oct 21 Athletic Bilbao (Spain) Away Drew 0-0
2nd Leg Tue Nov 4 Athletic Bilbao Home Won 2-1
Won 2-1 on aggregate.
3rd Round 
1st Leg Tue Nov 25 Steaua Bucharest (Rumania) Away Lost 1-2
2nd Leg Tue Dec 9 Steaua Bucharest Home Won 2-0
Won 3-2 on aggregate.
4th Round 
1st Leg Tue Mar 3 Atletico Madrid (Spain) Away Lost 0-1
2nd Leg Tue Mar 17 Atletico Madrid Home Won 2-1
Lost on away goals after finishing 2-2 on aggregate.


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