Porto locked with Lyon

Porto 0 – Lyon 0 (Pre-season friendly, August 4, 2012) Lyon collected their fourth straight draw of pre-season as Steed Malbranque played his first match for Lyon in 11 years.

GAIS & Gefle’s relegation woes worsen

GAIS 2 – Atvidaberg 2 (Allsvenskan, August 4, 2012) A late Jeffrey Aubynn penalty earned GAIS a point, but the hosts remain in deep relegation bother sitting second-bottom in the league. Syrianska 1 – Gefle 0 (Allsvenskan, August 4, 2012) Admir Aganovic’s first half strike maintained Gefle’s lowly position at the wrong end of the table.

Boca take a beating at Quilmes; Racing draw with Rafaela; Colon edge Lanus

Quilmes 3 – Boca Juniors 0 (Argentinan Apertura, August 4, 2012) A brace from Martin Cauteruccio and another from midfielder Paul Garnier handed Boca Juniors a first day of the season whooping at Quilmes. Racing Club 1 – Atletico Rafaela 1 (Argentinan Apertura, August 4, 2012) Colon 1 – Lanus 0 (Argentinan Apertura, August 4, 2012)

Pachuca, Jaguares & Chivas continue to struggle in the Apertura

Queretaro FC 0 – Pachuca 1 (Mexican Apertura, August 4, 2012) Paulo da Silva scored the winner just after the hour. Queretaro remain bottom and pointless. Monterrey 2 – Jaguares 1 (Mexican Apertura, August 4, 2012) All the goals arived in the first half. Hector Miguel Morales Llanas opened for the hosts in the 4th minute,  Luis Ricardo Esqueda Ornelas levllled in the […]

Home wins for DC United, Montreal, Chicago & Colorado; Kansas City win in New England

DC United 1 – Columbus Crew 0 (MLS, August 4, 2012) Chris Pontius scored early in the second half. Montreal Impact 2 – Philadelphia Union 0 (MLS, August 4, 2012) Andrew Wenger headed in a goal just before halftime and Felipe Martins added another in the 79th minute for Montreal. New England Revolution 0 – Sporting Kansas City 1 (MLS, […]

Team GB bow out of the Olympics on penalties to South Korea in the quarter-finals

Team GB 1 – South Korea 1* (Pens. 4-5) (Olympics quarter-final, August 4, 2012) (Alternative highlights.) Dong Won-Ji fired through Jack Butland for the South Korea opener. Aaron Ramsey equalised from the penalty spot and then failed to score a second from a spot kick as a dull match went to penalties. Daniel Sturridge was […]

Robinho & Nocerino (2) on target as AC Milan ease past Olimpia 3-1

AC Milan 3 – Olimpia 1 (Pre-season friendly, August 4, 2012) Robinho drilled home the opener midway through the first half. Antonio Nocerino doubled the Rossoneri’s lead. And just before the break it was game over as Antonio Nocerino bagged his second from close range. Jose Escalante pulled one back for Olimpia in the second half.

St. Gallen snatch a point against Grasshoppers; Sion draw with Basel

St. Gallen 1 – Grasshoppers 1 (Swiss Super League, August 4, 2012) Despite having Milan Vilotic sect off in the 23rd, Grasshoppers got their heads in front thanks to a Izet Hajrovic strike in the 26th. An injury time goal from Nico Abegglen gave St Gallen a point. Sion 1 – Basel 1 (Swiss Super League, August 4, 2012) Radoslav […]

Matri at the double as Juventus down Malaga

Juventus 2 – Malaga 0 (Pre-season friendly, August 4, 2012) (Official highlights.) Alessandro Matri turned his man for the opener on 3 minutes. Alessandro Matri bagged his second seven minutes into the second half.

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