Copa Sudamericana: Emelec win at Olimpia

Cobreloa 0 – Barcelona de Guayaquil 0 (Copa Sudamericana, August 28, 2012) Olimpia 0 – Emelec 1 (Copa Sudamericana, August 28, 2012) Envigado 1 – Liverpool (Uruguay) 1 (Copa Sudamericana, August 28, 2012)

Nottingham Forest 1 – Wigan 4

Mauro Boselli connected with Ronnie Stam’s cross before Maynor Figueroa’s spectacular curling finish. Wigan scored a third when Jordi Gomez lashed home from 20 yards before Simon Cox netted for Forest with a spectacular solo special. Antolin Alcaraz was sent off for Wigan but the Latics still added a fourth through Callum McManaman.

Udinese tumble out the Champions League as Braga advance on penalties

Udinese 1 – Braga 1 (Pens. 4-5) (Agg. 2-2) (Champions League playoff 2nd leg, August 28, 2012) Colombian left–back Pablo Armero scored a thumping header to put Udinese 2-1 up in the tie. The Arsenalistas equalised in the 72nd minute when Mossoro did brilliantly to keep the ball in by the byline, before he crossed for Ruben Micaelto head in from close […]

Anderlecht oust out AEL Limassol with a flurry of late goals

Anderlecht 2  – AEL Limassol 0 (Agg. 3-2) (Champions League playoff 2nd leg, August 28, 2012) Anderlecht progressed with two goals in the last ten minute. Dieumerci Mbokani thumped home an opener in the 80th, and Oleksandr Jakovenko curled in a tie-breaker in the 88th.

Wigan cut down Forest; Sheffield Wednesday knock out Fulham; Boro win at Gillingham

Nottingham Forest 1  – Wigan 4 (Capital One Cup 2nd round, August 28, 2012) Mauro Boselli connected with Ronnie Stam’s cross before Maynor Figueroa’s spectacular curling finish. Wigan scored a third when Jordi Gomez lashed home from 20 yards before Simon Cox netted for Forest with a spectacular solo special. Antolin Alcaraz was sent off for Wigan but […]

Ruben Micael (Braga) v Udinese

Mossoro did brilliantly to keep the ball in by the byline, before he crossed for Ruben Micael to head in from close range.

BATE kick out Kiryat Shmona after a 1-1 draw

Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1 – BATE Borisov 1 (Agg. 1-3) (Champions League playoff 2nd leg, August 28, 2012) Trailing 2-0 from the first leg, the Israelis got a foothold in the tie when Laszlo Lencse curled home a stunning free-kick in the second half. Aliaksandr Pavlov scored a late equaliser to send Ironi crashing out.

Coventry beat Birmingham; West Brom win at Yeovil; Aston Villa ease past Tranmere

Coventry 3 – Birmingham 2 (AET) (Capital One Cup 2nd round, August 28, 2012) Birmingham took the lead when Peter Lovenkrands headed home a Darren Ambrose free-kick. An assured Cody McDonald strike and Kevin Kilbane’s rifled shot put the Sky Blues ahead before Jonathan Spector drove in an equaliser. In extra-time, the visitors failed to clear […]

Brand New: Lionel Messi stars in new commercial for “Bimbo” in Mexico

Lionel Messi stars in a brand new commercial running exclusively in Mexico. Messi appears in a commercial for bread makers Bimbo. The Barcelona forward is stopped by a women in a supermarket and he ends up eating a sandwitch back at her house opposite her gob-smacked son. Watch Messi’s new ad below.

Tonel (Dinamo Zagreb) v Maribor

Tonel was in the right place at the right time to convert a backpost header from corner and put Dinamo 3-1 up on aggregate.

Mourinho: “The tie is wide open”

Jose Mourinho believes that the outcome of Wednesday’s Spanish Supercup Final is unpredictable and that anything can and usually does happen in meetings between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

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