Standard sink Waasland-Beveren 3-1

Standard Liege 3 – Waasland-Beveren 1 (Jupiler League, August 10, 2012) Beveren took the lead away from home when Burundian midfielder Dugary Ndabashinze scored in the 28th minute. But the visitors’ joy was short-lived with Luis Seijas equalising for Liege three minutes later after good lead-up work by Ignacio Gonzalez. Liege took the lead two minutes into the second half when Beveren midfielder Bas Sibum put the ball into his own net before Gonzalez wrapped up victory with a penalty in the 61st minute.

The Eredivisie returns: Willem II make their point against NAC

Willem II 1 – NAC 1 (Eredivisie, August 10, 2012) Jens Podevijn gave Willem II the lead in front of their home crowd in the 79th minute, finishing off Virgil Misidjan’s good lead-up work. But with three minutes to play, Breda’s Sepp de Roover burst into the right-hand side of the penalty area before cutting the ball back to Anthony Lurling, who struck the ball into the roof of the net to salvage a draw.

Atlante net 1st win at Jaguares; Leon go top spanking Santos

Jaguares 1 – Atlante 2 (Mexican Apertura, August 10, 2012) Esteban Paredes helped Atlante post their first win of the season with a 2-1 success at pointless Jaguares. The Chilean struck 11 minutes after the interval and then bagged the winner five minutes from time after Luis Rey had got the hosts back on level terms.

Leon 3 – Santos 0 (Mexican Apertura, August 10, 2012) Juan Gonzalez, Sebastian Maz and Carlos Pena were the men on target to lift Leon onto nine points from four games and ahead of Toluca – who visit Unam Pumas on Sunday – on goal difference.

Colon continue winning start‎ at Santa Fe; Lanus lose to Newell’s

San Martin 0 – Colon 1 (Apertura, August 10, 2012) Emmanuel Gigliotti netted the game’s only goal 15 minutes from time at San Martin San Juan as Colon repeated the scoreline they achieved against Lanus in their season-opener last weekend.

Lanus 0 – Newell’s Old Boys 1 (Apertura, August 10, 2012) Mauricio Sperdutti grabbed the winner for the visitors after 11 minutes, with Lanus’ hopes of getting back into the match hindered by the dismissal of substitute Leandro Diaz soon after his introduction in the second half.

Cahill shines as New York beat Houston to go top

New York Red Bulls 2 – Houston Dynamo 0 (MLS, August 10, 2012) New York opened the scoring on the hour when Swedish centre-back Markus Holgersson stayed forward from a set-piece and made no mistake with a header after a fine aerial assist from Tim Cahill. The Red Bulls added a second in stoppage time as Cahill found Thierry Henry, who in turn slid the ball across goal for Jan Gunnar Solli to tap in from close range.