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Magpies beat Russia's Anzhi

The Magpies beat the Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala 1-0 to go through to the quarter finals of the Europa League.

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Eto'o set for European milestone

Anzhi striker Samuel Eto'o will make his 100th European appearance tonight Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto'o could make his 100th appearance in a European competition tonight.

The Russian club face Newcastle United at St James' Park in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League Round of 16 tie.

The 32-year-old has played for a host of previous clubs in Europe throughout his career including Real Madrid, Real Mallorca, Barcelona and Inter Milan. During that period the Cameroon international won the UEFA Champions League on three separate occasions.

Eto'o is also the tournament's top scorer with nine goals this season.

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