New York Red Bulls fold in Houston

Houston Dynamo 2 – New York Red Bulls 0 (MLS, August 3, 2012) Jermaine Taylor and Calen Carr scored in the first half to lead the Dynamo to a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls.

Tijuana shoot down Pumas; Morelia rally to a 3-3 San Luis draw; Santos stalemate with Puebla

Tijuana 1 – Pumas 0 (Mexican Apertura, August 3, 2012) Pablo Cesar Aguilar scored the winner on the stroke of halftime. Morelia 3 – San Luis 3 (Mexican Apertura, August 3, 2012) Moreila were 3-1 down with less than five minutes remaining, but goals from Antonio Michael Pedroza Whitham and Joel Huiqui secured a dramatic 3-3 draw. Santos 2 – Puebla […]

Espanyol beat Montpellier 2-0

Espanyol 2 – Montpellier 0 (Pre-season friendly, August 3, 2012) Second half goals from Rui Fonte and Forlin sunk the Ligue 1 champions.

Awful Sporting defending gifts Getafe a win

Sporting Lisbon 0 – Getafe 1 (Pre-season friendly, August 3, 2012) Awful defending for Sporting gifted possession to Diego Castro on th hour, and the Getafe forward walked the ball into the net.

Arsenal & Velez get off to winning starts

Arsenal Sarandi 1 – Union 0 (Argentinan Apertura, August 3, 2012) A horrific goalie error from Union’s Alejandro Limia gifted Arsenal the win in the eighth minute. Velez Sarsfield 3 – Argentinos Juniors 0 (Argentinan Apertura, August 3, 2012)

Japan knock out Brazil 2-0

Brazil 0 – Japan 2 (Olympics 2012 quarter-finals, August 3, 2012) Japan weathered a bright start by Brazil and gradually took control of the game after Yuki Ogimi scored in the 26th minute. Shinobu Ohno struck an excellent second goal high into the roof of the net with 18 minutes to play to seal the victory.

Dynamo Kiev maintain their 100% start to the season

Kryvbas Krivyi Rig 0 – Dynamo Kiev 1 (Ukrainian Premier League, August 3, 2012) Dynamo secured another late win to continue their 100% start to the season, Andriy Yarmolenko scored the winner four minutes from time. Zakarpattya 0 – Zarya 1 (Ukrainian Premier League, August 3, 2012)

Mordovya pick up their 1st win of the season against Rostov

Mordovya 3 – Rostov 0 (Russian Premier League, August 3, 2012) Yevgeni Osipov’s 10th minute free-kick got the hosts rolling, and a comedy own goal early in the second half left Rostov forlorn. Rustem Mukhametshin sealed the win with a third at the death.

Olympic FAIL: Last-placed Ethiopian steeplechaser Birhan Getahun runs painfully straight into a hurdle

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France reach the Olympics semi-final beating Sweden 2-1

Sweden 1 – France 2 (Olympics 2012 quarter-finals, August 3, 2012) Sweden captain Nilla Fischer opened the scoring in the 18th minute after the ball bounced off her shoulder following a corner kick, but France rallied with a header by Laura Georges in the 29th and a close-range shot by Wendie Renard in the 39th.

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