European friendlies; Goals from Ireland, Switzerland, Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Israel

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

Everton 1 – PSV Eindhoven 1 (Friendly, August 9, 2008) Nordin Amrabat opened the scoring for the Eredivisie champions with a great curling effort, Mikel Arteta equalised from the penalty spot with five minutes remaining.

Belenenses 0 – Espanyol 2 (Friendly, August 9, 2008)

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

Benfica 1 – Feyenoord 0 (Friendly, August 9, 2008) New signing Pablo Aimar was in scintillating form, creating the winner for Oscar Cardozo to cap a fine performance for the Portuguese outfit.

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.

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Cork City 0 – Bohemians 1 (Irish Premier Division, August 8, 2008)

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Basel 4 – Vaduz 0 (Swiss Super League, August 9, 2008)

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Spartak Moscow 1 – Khimki 1 (Premier Liga, August 9, 2008) Roman Pavlyuchenko scored a 20th minute rebound to give Spartak the lead. But poor defending by the hosts saw Blatnyak rob the ball in the Spartak box, and his fired home into the far corner to earn Khimki a point.

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Metalurg Donetsk 3 – FC Kharkiv 0 (Vyscha Liga, August 9, 2008)

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LKS Lodz 0 – Odra Wodzislaw 0 (Ekstraklasa, August 9, 2008)

Piast 2 – Cracovia 0 (Ekstraklasa, August 9, 2008) A wonderful 20-yard strike from Kukulski and a second half penalty from Gamla wrapped up the points for Piast.

Wisla Krakow 1 – Polonia Bytom 0 (Ekstraklasa, August 9, 2008) Brozek’s looping header capped off a great week for Wisla.

Slask Wroclaw 1 – Lechia Gdansk 1 (Ekstraklasa, August 9, 2008) Sotirovic’s opener was cancelled out by Tralka’s low strike.

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Maccabi Haifa 1 – Beitar Jerusalem 1 (Toto Cup, August 9, 2008)