Bojinov beauty downs Milan; Inter beat Ajax; Italian friendlies

Manchester City 1 – AC Milan 0 (Friendly, August 9, 2008) After battling out for the signature of Ronaldinho, Manchester City took on AC Milan at Eastlands, and it was City who took the lead with a stunning goal from Valeri Bojinov, who spun on a sixpence in the box before striking a beauty under the crossbar.

Ajax 0 – Inter Milan 1 (Amsterdam Tournament, August 9, 2008) Adriano grabbed the only goal after five minutes.

Zulte-Waregem 0 – Bari 2 (Friendly, August 9, 2008)

Sporting Lisbon 2 – Sampdoria 0 (Friendly, August 9, 2008) Derlei put Sporting ahead by firing a shot which squeezed through the keeper’s legs. Samp lost Campagnaro to a red card on the stroke of half-time, and after the break Joao Moutinho added a second goal from the penalty spot.