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CELTIC made heavy weather of beating Elfsborg last week but in the end got the result they wanted.
But Andy Morrell's men made heavy weather of seeing off visitors Barrow, whose stubborn resistance was only properly overcome in the final quarter of a gruelling and energy-sapping contest that was a credit to both sets of players.
And Moore said: "We were on a hiding to nothing in this one but we made heavy weather of it.
KLAAS Jan Huntelaar hit as brace as World Cup runners-up Holland made heavy weather of defeating a spirited Finland side in last night's Euro 2012 qualifier in Rotterdam.
Needing 40 runs to win, and with seven wickets in hand, Pakistan made heavy weather of completing their task as they lost four wickets before eventually falling across the line to level the series 1-1.
But Nev Powell's men made heavy weather of it and needed a Reed penalty on 65 minutes to snatch the verdict.
City then made heavy weather against the 10- men from the North East.
Huddersfield, for all that they dominated possession through the excellent awareness of lock Jon Taylor at shortened lines, plus a surfeit of ball from the scrums, made heavy weather of beating a Wigan side that was languishing perilously close to relegation.
Defending champions East Villa (Alderson) made heavy weather of a 1-0 win at BRNESC, who had a penalty claim waved away in the closing stages.
He made heavy weather beating One Way by a length but was out on his own for most of the trip and is probably much better than that moderate victory suggests.
Former City striker Robbie Keane hit a sensational seventh minute volley to open the scoring against Saudi Arabia in Yokohama, Japan before Mick McCarthy's men made heavy weather of the remainder of the first half.
The Indian slow left armer took an astonishing nine for 26 as Penn were skittled for just 87, but the home side made heavy weather of getting the runs, losing seven wickets and taking 47 overs.