Kansas go top with DC win; Dallas edge Rapids; Quakes sink Seattle; Whitecaps down RSL

Sporting Kansas City 2 – DC United 1 (MLS, August 11, 2012) Graham Zusi’s 63rd-minute strike proved decisive at Livestrong Park as Sporting showed no ill-effects from their hard-fought US Open Cup triumph – they beat the Seattle Sounders on penalties – three days ago. Zusi had earlier provided the assist for Teal Bunbury’s opener, only for […]

River Plate win at Estudiantes, All Boys and Quilmes draw 1-1

Estudiantes 0 – River Plate 2 (Argentina Primera Division, August 11, 2012) Rogelio Mori bagged a brace to give River Plate their first points of the season. All Boys 1 – Quilmes 1 (Argentina Primera Division, August 11, 2012) Vildozo scored a late equaliser to send the home fans wild.

Eindhoven begin with loss at Waalwijk

Waalwijk 3 – PSV Eindhoven 2 (Dutch Eredivisie, August 11, 2012) Eindhoven got their season off to a terrible start with a surprise 3-2 loss at Waalwijk.

Porto edge Academica in tight Super Cup

Porto 1 – Academica 0 (Portuguese Super Cup, August 11, 2012) In a tight affair, Porto struck late on through a Martinez header to seal their first piece of silverware for the season.

Santos recover from 2-0 down to draw, Cruzeiro and Figueirense claim away wins

Santos 2 – Atletico Goianiense 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 11, 2012) A second half recovery ensured a point for Santos after finding themselves 2-0 down at the break. Bahia 0 – Cruzeiro 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 11, 2012) The only goal of the game came in the 11th minute through Walter Montillo. Sport Recife 0 – Figueirense […]

Mechelen draw 3-3 with Club Brugge

KV Mechelen 3 – Club Brugge 3 (Jupiler League, August 11, 2012) Israeli Lior Rafaelov gave Brugge a 32nd-minute lead but Thomas Enevoldsen quickly drew Mechelen level (35), and their second lead was even more short-lived as Thomas Meunier’s 40th-minute goal was cancelled out within seconds by Wannes van Tricht. Rafaelov gave Brugge the lead for […]

Picture. Welcome Back! David Villa returns after 8 months out through injury

The Spanish striker made his playing return during Barcelona’s 2-0 friendly win at Dinamo Bucharest on Saturday night. Villa fractured his tibia in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup in Japan in December 2011. Barcelona missed his predatory instincts as did Spain despite winning Euro 2012. Bad news for La Liga defences with the […]

St Mirren go top; Draws aplenty in the SPL

Dundee 0 – St. Mirren 2 (SPL, August 11, 2012) Kenny McLean scored with a magnificent 35-yard shot six minutes from the interval while Sam Parkin clinched the points in the 62nd minute when he controlled a Dougie Imrie cross before slotting the ball home. Aberdeen 0 – Ross County 0 (SPL, August 11, 2012) Ross County continued their […]

Tigres tie with Queretaro; Monterrey, Tijuana & Atlas makes their point on the road

Tigres 2 – Queretaro 2 (Mexican Apertura, August 11, 2012) The hosts required a 79th-minute equaliser from Juninho to salvage even a point after Hugo Ayala’s own goal and an Emmanuel Tapia strike had turned the match in the lowly visitors’ favour following Lucas Lobos’ 48th-minute opener. San Luis 1 – Monterrey 1 (Mexican Apertura, August 11, 2012) San Luis substitute […]

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