Ajax cruise past NAC; Gala go second in Turkey

Ajax 3 – NAC 0 (Eredivisie, December 12, 2008) Dario Cvitanich opened the scoring and Luis Suarez doubled the lead from the penalty spot 10 minutes in to the second half, Kees Kwakman seeing red for conceding the spot-kick. Rasmus Lindgren wrapped up victory for Marco van Basten’s men, who remain unbeaten at home this season.

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Genclerbirligi 1 – Galatasaray 3 (Super Lig, December 12, 2008) Gala fell behind to their opponents from Ankara when Burhan Eser scored after 26 minutes. But the visitors turned the game around by the break thanks to goals from Lincoln, red-hot Milan Baros and Arda Turan to send them into second place in Turkey.