Fiorentina sweep aside Liverpool with Jovetic double

29 September 2009 08:38
Stevan Jovetic struck twice to help Fiorentina sweep aside Liverpool 2-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday and earn their first points in Group E.

The in-form Montenegro forward ran unopposed on to Cristiano Zanetti's defence-splitting pass and coolly slotted the ball home to open the scoring in the 28th minute.

He doubled the advantage nine minutes later by directing Juan Vargas's diagonal thunderbolt into the net before his side rode out some intense pressure in the second half to claim a memorable victory.

The Italians, who lost their opener 1-0 at Olympique Lyon, have three points, as do Liverpool after they beat Hungarian champions Debrecen by the same margin two weeks ago.

(Reporting by Paul Virgo, editing by Miles Evans)

Source: Eurosport