Barcelona put one foot in the Copa del Rey final

Barcelona 2 – Mallorca 0 (Copa del Rey, February 5, 2009) Bojan linked superbly with Thierry Henry to allow the Frenchman to open the scoring in the first half, and Rafael Marquez doubled their advantage with a stunning second half free-kick to give Pep Guardiola’s side a comfortable first leg victory.

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PSV 6 – Den Haag 0 (Eredivisie, February 5, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Dzsudzsak opened the scoring after 31 minutes before Ola Toivonen scored a second just before halftime. (First half highlights here.) Immediately after the restart Dzsudzsak made it three and the Hungarian completed his hat-trick on 53 minutes. Nordin Amrabat got in on the act with a fifth goal before the young forward completed the rout five minutes later. (Second half highlights here.)

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Bursaspor 1 – Fenerbahce 3 (Turkish Cup, February 5, 2009) Alex de Souza scored in the 23rd and 25th minutes to give Fener a comfortable lead, and Spanish striker Daniel Guiza added a third shortly before halftime.

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Nacional 3 – El Nacional 3 (Agg. 8-3) (Copa Libertadores, February 5, 2009) Nacional raced into a 3-nil lead, Jorge Nunez scored twice in six minutes, before Nunez set up Hebert Arriola’s header for a third. New El Nacional coach Juan Carlos Burbano sent in Erick de Jesus after half an hour and the team sprang to life. Marwin Pita scored two minutes later in a goalmouth scramble, Jorge Ladines three minutes after that, and Edmundo Zura equalised with a deflected shot that dribbled in two minutes before the break.