Bayern beat Hoffenheim to go joint top of the Bundesliga; Adelaide hit Wellington for six

Bayern Munich 2 – Hoffenheim 1 (Bundesliga, December 5, 2008) In the top of the table clash in Germany, Hoffenheim’s leading marksman, Vedad Ibisevic, scored for the visitors shortly after halftime, but Philipp Lahm equalised 11 minutes later for Bayern with a shot that deflected over the keeper. The match looked to be ending all-square, but Bayern stole the points with a 92nd minute winner from Luca Toni as the Italian buried his shot after the ball fortuitously fell into his path.

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Mansfield 1 – Oxford 3 (Conference, December 4, 2008) Goals from James Constable, Jamie Guy and Sam Deering earned Jim Smith’s side victory.

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Empoli 2 – Bari 0 (Serie B, December 5, 2008) Pozzi gave the hosts the lead with 20 minutes left on the clock and Lodi’s late penalty sealed the win.

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Denizlispor 0 – Fenerbahce 1 (SuperLig, December 5, 2008) Fener moved into second place thanks to a brilliant winner from Emre, who crashed home the only goal on the hour mark.

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Adelaide United 6 – Wellington Phoenix 1 (A-League, December 5, 2008) Adelaide moved to the top of the table with a resounding defeat of Wellington. Sasa Ognenovski and Cristiano netted in the first half, and although Fred scored for the Phoenix in the 56th minute, a Cassio brace, Cristiano’s second of the night, and Travis Dodd’s sixth in stoppage time completed the rout.

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Singapore 5 – Cambodia 0 (East Asian Championship, December 5, 2008)

Indonesia 3 – Myanmar 0 (East Asian Championship, December 5, 2008)