Belenenses 0 – Leixoes 1 (SuperLiga, September 29, 2008) Leixoes moved up to joint first place with Nacional and Sporting Lisbon after Braga hit a Van Baston-esque style shot to give the visitors a narrow win in the 75th minute.
Liberec 3 – Sparta Prague 0 (Gambrinus Liga, September 29, 2008) Sparta’s defense was all at sea as goals from Keric (brace) and Smetana gave Liberec all three points.
NEC 1 – Heracles Almelo 1 (Eredivisie, September 28, 2008) Joel Tshibamba put NEC ahead in the 73rd minute but the striker immediately saw red for over-celebrating. Heracles made use of the extra man to get back into the game and snatch an equaliser with a minute left on the clock, Bridji’s cross found Everton who finished from close range.
Club Brugge 2 – Westerlo 0 (Jupiler League, September 27, 2008)