Miss of the season contender: Vagner Love (Flamengo) v Atletico GO

Vagner Love has gained a pretty decent reputation over his career, but this miss is something he won’t be adding to his portfolio. Despite the fact his side, Flamengo, went on to beat Atletico 2-1, this piece of footage is sure to give him nightmares. The ball was drilled across to the back post where […]

River lose 1-0 at home to Racing; Newell’s go top; Lanus beat Boca 2-0

River Plate 0 – Racing Club 1 (Primera Division, September 23, 2012) Cahais scored the only goal of the game with a powerful header from 10 yards. Colon 1 – Newell’s Old Boys 2 (Primera Division, September 23, 2012) Nacho Scocco gave Newell’s the lead after 13 minutes and Marcos Caceres extended the advantage just after the […]

Freddy Adu lifts Philadelphia; DC down Chivas; Whitecaps tame Rapids 2-1

Philadelphia Union 3 – Houston Dynamo 1 (MLS, September 23, 2012) Freddy Adu opened the scoring in the 28th minute and then scored a second from the penalty spot after 50, Josue Martinez then scoring his first MLS goal with 20 minutes remaining. Boniek Garcia scored for Houston in the 44th minute. DC United 1 – Chivas […]

Club Brugge extend lead with derby win; Genk climb to 4th

Club Brugge 4 – Cercle Brugge 0 (Jupiler League, September 23, 2012) Maxime Lestienne scored a hat-trick and Carlos Bacca also found the target to defeat opponents who remain at the foot of the table. Charleroi 1 – Genk 2 (Jupiler League, September 23, 2012) Genk’s goals came from Jelle Vossen and Julien Gorius, with Charleroi scoring through […]

Yilmaz double leads Galatasaray

Galatasaray 3 – Akhisar 0 (Super Lig, September 23, 2012) Burak Yilmaz bagged a brace as Gala claimed a straight-forward home win.

Seedorf grabs a brace in 2-2 draw with Corinthians, Flamengo and Sao Paulo win

Botafogo 2 – Corinthians 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 23, 2012) Seedorf stole the headlines, scoring twice, including a beautiful golazo. Atletico-GO 1 – Flamengo 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 23, 2012) Flamego came from behind through Santana and Liedson to record their first win since August. Sao Paulo 1 – Cruzeiro 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 23, 2012) […]

Benfica come from behind twice to draw 2-2, Braga thrash Rio Ave 4-1

Academica 2 – Benfica 2 (Liga Sagres, September 23, 2012) Three penalties were expertly dispatched before Brazilian striker Lima rescued Benfica with a super strike from distance. Braga 4 – Rio Ave 1 (Liga Sagres, September 23, 2012) Braga moved into third after an impressive display. Nacional 3 – Pacos de Ferreira 3 (Liga Sagres, September 23, […]

Liverpool’s poor start continues as Manchester United come from behind to win at Anfield

There was huge interest in the pre-match rituals as Patrice Evra and Luis Suarez finally seemed to end their feud with a handshake. Then, after 96 balloons were released on the pitch, Anfield belted out a spine-tingling rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone. Liverpool 1 – Manchester United 2 (Premier League, September 23, 2012) (Alternative highlights, Longer […]

Koscielny cancels out Lecott’s opener: Manchester City 1 – Arsenal 1

Manchester City 1 – Arsenal 1 (Premier League, September 23, 2012) (Alternative highlights & MOTD highlights.) In a fine passage of play in the first half, Yaya Toure ran rings around Aaron Ramsey before the Ivorian was hacked down by Santi Cazorla (who ends up hugging the City man). The Cizitens broke the deadlock in the […]

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