Are Omonia Nicosia the worse side in the world at present?

Peterborough 0 – West Brom 2 (FA Cup, January 13, 2009) On-loan Arsenal striker Jay Simpson opened the scoring in the 18th minute, collecting a pass from Roman Bednar, turning and lashing in a 20-yard drive. Paul Robinson doubled the lead after Peterborough failed to clear a free-kick.

Birmingham 0 – Wolves 2 (FA Cup, January 12, 2009) Goals from Wolves duo Andy Keogh and Sam Vokes dumped near-neighbours Birmingham out of the FA Cup. Wolves’ second was scored in controversial fashion, as Birmingham attacked a Radhi Jaidi’s pass hit referee Webb and sparked a counter-attack through Keogh.

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Athletic Bilbao 2 – Osasuna 0 (Agg. 3-1) (Copa del Rey, January 15, 2009) Igor Gabilondo opened the scoring on five minutes, controlling an attempted clearance and curling the ball over Ricardo Lopez, before a low shot from striker Ion Velez skewed off Josetxo and over the stranded Osasuna goalkeeper into the net.

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Besiktas 2 – Werder Bremen 1 (Friendly, January 15, 2009)

Energie Cottbus 10 – Omonia Nicosia 1 (Friendly, January 14, 2009) Are Omonia the worse side in the world at present? After shipping 8 goals against Aachen the Cypriots conceded another ten against Cottbus.

St. Pauli 3 – Rapid Vienna 3 (Friendly, January 14, 2009)

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San Lorenzo 0 – Racing Club 1 (Torneos De Verano, January 14, 2009) Matias Martinez scored the winner with eight minutes remaining.