LIVERPOOL   2002/03
      Champions League & UEFA Cup



Liverpool qualified for the Champions League having finished as runner-up to Arsenal in the 2001/02 Premier League. 

Champions League
Champions League First Group Stage
Group B Tue Sep 17 Valencia (Spain) Away Lost 0-2
Group B Wed Sep 25 FC Basle (Switzerland) Home Drew 1-1
Group B Wed Oct 2 Spartak Moscow (Russia) Home Won 5-0
Group B Tue Oct 22 Spartak Moscow Away Won 3-1
Group B Wed Oct 30 Valencia Home Lost 0-1
Group B Tue Nov 12 FC Basle Away Drew 3-3
Liverpool finished third in the the Group and along with the other Group third-placed sides dropped to the UEFA Cup, joining the competition at the third round stage.   Full Group results and table.
3rd Round
1st Leg Thu Nov 28 Vitesse Arnhem (Holland) Away Won 1-0
2nd Leg Thu Dec 12 Vitesse Arnhem Home Won 1-0
Won 2-0 on aggregate.
4th Round
1st Leg Thu Feb 20 Auxerre (France) Away Won 1-0
2nd Leg Thu Feb 27 Auxerre Home Won 2-0
Won 3-0 on aggregate.
5th Round
1st Leg Thu Mar 13 Celtic (Scotland) Away Drew 1-1
2nd Leg Thu Mar 20 Celtic Home Lost 0-2
Lost 1-3 on aggregate.