Neymar at the double as Santos sink Palmeiras; Flu go joint top beating Vasco

Palmeiras 1 – Santos 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, August 25, 2012) The Verdao took the lead through Correa’s 40th minute strike before Neymar smashed in a long range free kick to level the score three minutes later. Neymar went on to score the winner just after the hour mark, unleashing a relatively weak shot, which had bounced off […]

Boca Juniors upset Union; Wins for Argentinos & Arsenal

Union 1 – Boca Juniors 2 (Argentina Apertura, August 25, 2012) Nicolas Blandi tapped home a late winner for the visitors to send them top. Independiente 0 – Arsenal 2 (Argentina Apertura, August 25, 2012) Late goals from Eduardo Nicolas Tuzzio and Dario Benedetto sent Arsenal second. Argentinos Juniors 2 – Godoy Cruz 1 (Argentina Apertura, August 25, 2012) All Boys […]

Ajax destroy NAC 5-0; Den Haag win 4-2 in Venlo

Ajax 5 – NAC Breda 0 (Eredivisie, August 25, 2012) Siem De Jong opened the scoring for Ajax in the second minute before Niklas Moisander, who signed from AZ Alkmaar earlier this week, marked his first appearance with the second on 11 minutes. Tobias Sana made it 3-0 four minutes before the interval, while goals from Thulani […]

Porto pound Vitoria 4-0; Braga beat Beira Mar

Porto 4 – Vitoria Guimaraes 0 (Liga Sagres, August 25, 2012) Lucho Gonzalez broke the deadlock for the hosts with a 16th-minute strike, before Brazilian striker Hulk doubled Porto’s advantage on 66 minutes. Vitor Pereira’s side moved out to a 3-0 lead courtesy of Gonzalez’s second goal five minutes later. Colombian striker Jackson Martinez then added a fourth […]

Real Madrid Castilla win the Mini Clasico: 3-2 victors over Barcelona B

Real Madrid Castilla 3 – Barcelona B 2 (Spanish Segunda Division, August 25, 2012) Juanfran and Denis Cheryshev put Real Madrid 2-0 up. A Tomas own goal brought Barcelona back into it but Oscar Plano re-established the two-goal advantage on 46. Sergi Roberto pulled another Barcelona goal back from the penalty spot.

New miss of the season contender! Vedad Ibisevic (Stuttgart) v Wolfsburg

As well as being ridiculously bad, this miss from Vedad Ibisevic was a true game changer. With two minutes remaining of the Bundesliga clash between Stuttgart and Wolfsburg in the late game in Germany on Saturday it was 0-0 and Ibisevic won his side a penalty. The Stuttgart striker stepped up to surely win the […]

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