Arminia Bielefeld deny Hertha top spot in the Bundesliga

Arminia Bielefeld 1 – Hertha 1 (Bundesliga, February 6, 2009) Hertha were on course to take top spot in the Bundesliga when route one tactics freed Andriy Voronin, who fired across the keeper to find the far corner in the 13th minute. But Arminia were level five minutes before the interval, Radim Kucera’s cross was headed in at the far post by their leading marksman Artur Wichniarek.

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Ancona 2 – Parma 0 (Serie B, February 6, 2009) Ancona’s Mastronunzio ended a three-month drought to wound Parma’s promotion challenge, opening the score as he ran on to Soddimo’s through ball to skip past Troest before pouncing on a defensive error for his brace.

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Leixoes 2 – Trofense 0 (Superliga, February 6, 2009) Leixoes kept their title hopes alive, moving up to forth and within four points of Porto courtesy of Chumbinho’s brace.

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Trabzonspor 2 – Ankaragucu 1 (Super Lig, February 6, 2009) Trabzonspor returned to the top of the league in after claiming a 90th minute winner from Umut Bulut. Earlier, Coro had given the hosts the lead before Barut equalised for the visitors.

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Kortrijk 0 – Standard Liege 2 (Jupiler League, February 6, 2009) Standard moved two poits clear of Anderlecht thanks to second half goals from Jovanovic and Dalmat.

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Central Coast Mariners 0 – Queensland Roar 2 (A-League Playoffs, February 6, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Mitch Nichols and Sergio Van Dijk scored either side of halftime to give the Roar a commanding leading the their tie. The Roar’s Danny Tiatto was sent off with 15 minutes remaining after receiving his second yellow card.

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Huracan 1 – San Martin 0 (Clausura, February 6, 2009)

Tigre 1 – San Lorenzo 3 (Clausura, February 6, 2009)

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Colombia 1 – Brazil 2 (South American Under-20 Championships, February 6, 2009) Brazil claimed their second consecutive U-20 South American Championship by beating Colombia with first half goals from Walter and Douglas Costa. Colombia’s only goal came from a Pertuz penalty.

Venezuela 1 – Argentina 1 (South American Under-20 Championships, February 6, 2009) Venezuela took the lead thanks to a goal from Salomon Rondon in the 80th minute but the home crowd was silenced by a last-minute equaliser from Boca Juniors winger Ezequiel Benavidez.

Uruguay 2 – Paraguay 2 (South American Under-20 Championships, February 6, 2009) Jonathan Urretaviscaya put Uruguay in the lead but a brace from Aldo Paniagua turned things around in Paraguay’s favor. Santiago Garcia levelled for Uruguay on in the 73rd minute but the draw gave the championship to Brazil.