Baggies hold the Hammers to a bore draw

West Ham 0 – West Brom 0 (Premier League, March 16, 2009) The result ended a run of five defeats for the Baggies but Tony Mowbray’s side remain six points adrift at the foot of the table. Gianfranco Zola’s team lacked imagination going forward and barely created a decent opening with the visitors the better of the sides. (First half highlights here.)

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Nacional 1 – Maritimo 1 (Superliga, March 16, 2009) Juliano opened the scoring for the hosts, but Baba equalised midway through the second half to ensure the Verde-Rubros came away with a point.

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Beitar Jerusalem 2 – Hapoel Tel Aviv 1 (Ligat ha’Al, March 16, 2009) Idan Vered scored the first for Jerusalem in the 31st minute and Aviram Bruchian added a second six minutes later. Victor Mari’s close-range header on the hour mark was too little too late for Hapoel.

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All the action from last weekend’s football from Belgium’s Jupiler League can be seen here.

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Sparta Praga 4 – Brno 0 (Gambrinus Liga, March 16, 2009) Sparta killed the match with four first half goals.

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Crystal Palace Baltimore 0 – New York Red Bulls 2 (Pre-Season Friendly, March 13, 2009) The Red Bulls saw off the Eagles thanks to goals in either half from Khano Smith and ex-Palace midfielder Matt Mbuta early in the second period.