Brazil: Wins for Palmeiras, Santos & Flamengo

Sport 0 – Vasco 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 8, 2012) Juninho Pernambucano and Carlos Tenorio scored second half goals for Vasco. Corinthians 1 – Atletico GO 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 8, 2012) Ricardo Bueno’s opener for Atletico was levelled up by Paulinho. Botafogo 1 – Palmeiras 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 8, 2012) Hernan Barcos claimed […]

Molde miss a penalty as they tumble out at Basel

FC Basel 1 – Molde 1 (Agg. 2-1) (Champions League 3rd round 2nd leg qualifier, August 8, 2012) Jo Inge Berget had given Molde a first-half lead against nervy Basel who levelled through David Degen with 15 minutes left. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Norwegian champions missed a penalty in the second minute of stoppage time which would have […]

Barcelona beat Manchester United on penalties after a goalless but competitive friendly

Barcelona 0 – Manchester United 0 (Pens. 2-0) (Pre-season friendly, August 8, 2012) (Official Barca TV highlights.) Henrik Larsson was presented with a trophy before kick-off, while it took just a minute of the match for Andres Iniesta to test De Gea for the first time. In the 5th minute Barca almost scored as Iniesta played in Lionel […]

Panathinaikos complete their Motherwell pounding

Panathinaikos 3 – Motherwell 0 (Agg. 5-0) (Champions League 3rd round 2nd leg qualifier, August 8, 2012) A superb free-kick by Lazaros Christodoulopoulos gave the Greek side a 51st-minute lead. Charalampos Mavrias and Ibrahim Sissoko netted further goals as Motherwell faded in the Athens heat.

Tony Hibbert scores (!) in his testimonial as Everton thump AEK Athens

Everton 4 – AEK Athens 1 (Tony Hibbert testimonial, August 8, 2012) Steven Naismith lobbed home for Everton’s opener with just one minutes on the clock. AEK Athens pulled level within 6 minutes as Taxiarchis Fountas fired past Everton keeper Tim Howard. The Toffees regained the lead on 16 as Steven Naismith bagged his second of the match. On 30 […]

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