Archive | September 1, 2012

Hulk sends Porto top; Guimaraes scrape draw against Estoril

Olhanense 2 – FC Porto 3 (Liga Sagres, September 1, 2012) Olhanense took a 13th-minute lead through Liban Abdi but two-time reigning champions Porto hit back through goals from substitute James Rodriguez (43), Jackson Martinez (49) and Hulk (72) to take control of the contest. Olhanense gave Porto another scare by pulling a goal back in the 86th […]

Beckham’s golazo helps LA melt Whitecaps; Higuain stars in Crew win; Kansas & RSL notch wins

LA Galaxy 2 – Vancouver Whitecaps 0 (MLS, September 1, 2012) Juninho scored his sixth goal in his past five games and David Beckham registered a trademark late free kick to lead defending champion Los Angeles to three points. Columbus Crew 2 – Montreal Impact 1 (MLS, September 1, 2012) Montreal appeared headed for its sixth straight win when Marco […]

Arsenal go top; Newell’s edge Estudiantes; Velez beat Belgrano 2-1

Arsenal  1 – Lanus 0 (Argentina Apertura, September 1, 2012) Juan Pablo Caffa scored the only goal of the game after 48 minutes, while Lanus had Matias Fritzler sent off 14 minutes from time. Newell’s Old Boys 1 – Estudiantes 0 (Argentina Apertura, September 1, 2012) Rodrigo Brana was sent off for Estudiantes on 81 minutes and Nacho Scocco […]

Celta Vigo beat Osasuna 2-0; Malaga, Mallorca flying high; Getafe draw at Depor

Celta Vigo 2 – Osasuna 0 (La Liga, September 1, 2012) Iago Aspas and Mario Bermejo scored second half goals for Celta Vigo. Zaragoza 0 – Malaga 1 (La Liga, September 1, 2012) Manuel Pellegrini’s Malaga were deserved winners on a poor, sand-strewn Romareda pitch thanks to Ignacio Camacho’s near-post header from a corner in the […]