Tijuana edge Tigres to go third; Leon draw with Cruz Azul; Morelia pound Puebla

Tijuana 2 – Tigres 1 (Primera Division Apertura, August 17, 2012) Alfredo Moreno and Fernando Arce gave the home side a two-goal lead by the 33rd minute and although Elias Hernandez pulled one back half an hour later, the hosts held on to join second-placed Leon on 10 points. Cruz Azul 1 – Leon 1 (Primera Division […]

Olhanense come from behind to beat Estoril

Olhanense 2 – Estoril 1 (Liga Sagres, August 17, 2012) Steven Vitoria opened the scoring for visitors Estoril on 25 minutes from the penalty spot. But the home side hit back just four minutes later as Jean-Paul Yontcha struck in the 29th minute to level proceedings. Olhanense then grabbed all three points when Fernando Alexandre scored the winning […]

Deulofeu bags a brilliant hat-tick but Almeria win 5-4 at Barcelona B

Barcelona B 4 – Almeria 5 (Segunda Division, August 17, 2012) The Spanish second division kicked off with an explosive goal-rush. Barcelona’s Gerard Deulofeu scored a golazo free-kick as well as registering a goal straight from a corner on his way to a hat-trick, but a brace from Fernando Soriano help Almeria score an incredible five.

Lille 1 – Nancy 1: Bakar’s beauty cancelled out by Kalou

Lille 1 – Nancy 1 (Ligue 1, August 17, 2012) Nancy took the lead when Djamel Bakar curled home a 20-yard beauty in the 33rd, but Lille equalised before the break when Salomon Kalou opened his account for the French northerners with a super header.

Pogon pound Zaglebie 4-0; Gornik claim a comeback win at Piast

Pogon Szczecin 4 – Zaglebie Lubin 0 (Ekstraklasa, August 17, 2012) Andradina opened for Pogon ten minutes before the break, but in the second half the hosts piled on the goals with strikes from Mouhamadou Traore, Grzegorz Bonin and Donald Dering Djousse. Piast Gliwice 1 – Gornik Zabrze 2 (Ekstraklasa, August 17, 2012) Mariusz Zganiacz fored Piast 1-up in the […]

Everyone loves a scoring goalie: Sam Webb (England) v Andorra (Beach Soccer)

The 2012 Euro Beach Soccer League is underway, and England squeezed past minnows Andorra in a 4-3 thriller in the Three Lions opening match. The highlight of the contest was a brilliant goal from England keeper Sam Webb. 1-1 after 18 minutes, Andorra were all too happy to give time and space to England keeper […]

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