Boca stay top despite Argentinos draw; Newell’s claw a 3-3 draw at River Plate

Argentinos Juniors 1 – Boca Juniors 1 (Argentina Apertura, September 9, 2012) Boca played with a man advantage from the 21st minute after Argentinos Juniors’ Diego Placente was sent off, but failed to capitalise. Alejandro Capurro gave Argentinos Juniors a 1-0 lead in the 27th minute, but Boca equalized in the 34th with a penalty by Pablo Ledezma. […]

Mbokani’s brace steers Congo to an easy win over Equatorial Guinea

DR Congo 4 – Equatorial Guinea 0 (Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier, September 9, 2012) A second half brace from Dieumerci Mbokani and a goal apiece from Deo Kanda and Issama Mpeko saw the Democratic Republic of Congo cruise to a comfortable 4-0 victory over Equatorial Guinea.

Fluminense stay top; Atletico Mineiro remain in hot pursuit; Bahia serve a beating on Vasco

Botafogo 3 – Nautico 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 9, 2012) Elkeson’s early double put the hosts in control and Andrezinho’s last-gasp goal put the result beyond doubt after Araujo’s 55th-minute penalty had halved the deficit. Internacional 0 – Fluminense 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 9, 2012) Fred’s 29th-minute strike was enough to earn leaders Fluminense a 1-0 triumph at […]

Portsmouth pummel 9-man Crawley

Crawley 0 – Portsmouth 3 (League One, September 9, 2012) Substitute Ashley Harris struck in the 74th minute to put Pompey ahead before Luke Rodgers (brilliant free-kick) and Izale McLeod completed the away side’s victory. Crawley finished the match with just nine players after Josh Simpson and Hope Akpan were both sent off for two bookable offences.

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