AZ Alkmaar & Standard Liege win Super Cups; Goals from Russian, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland & more

AZ Alkmaar 5 – Heerenveen 1 (Dutch Super Cup, July 25, 2009) Australian international Brett Holman opened the scoring for Alkmaar after 15 minutes when he netted a fine cross from Maarten Martens who broke through on the left flank. Mounir El Hamdaoui doubled the lead nine minutes later, and Martens got the third four minutes later with a 25-yard shot. Michal Papadopolous pulled one back for the cup winners on the hour but Jeremain Lens struck twice to complete the rout.

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Standard Liege 2 – Racing Genk 0 (Belgium Super Cup, July 25, 2009)

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Krylya Sovietov 0 – Saturn 2 (Russian Premier League, July 25, 2009) Farkhad Vasiev’s powerful header and Dmitri Kirichenko’s 86th minute goal gave the away side the win.

Lokomotov Moscow 1 – Dinamo Moscow 1 (Russian Premier League, July 25, 2009) Diniyar Bilyaletdinov put Lokomotiv in front on 70 minutes with a fine left-footed finish, Aleksnadr Kerzhakov equalised eight minutes later.

Zenit St. Petersburg 0 – Rubin Kazan 0 (Russian Premier League, July 25, 2009)

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FC Copenhagen 7 – HB Koge 1 (SAS Ligaen, July 25, 2009) The visitors even took the lead through Emmanuel Ake in the sixth minute, but Copenhagen were 2-1 up by half-time and streaked away in the second half, with seven different players on the scoresheet.

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Start Kristiansand 2 – Stabaek 2 (Tippeligaen, July 25, 2009) Two goals in the last three minutes earned IK Start a share of the points against Stabaek in the Norwegian Tippeliga. Stabaek had gone ahead through Thomas Rogne (47) and looked to have sealed the points with a second from Palmi Rafn Palmason (76). But Bard Borgersen (87) and Cristian Bolanos (88) ensured Start took a point from the game.

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Brommapojkarna 1 – Kalmar 2 (Allsvenskan, July 25, 2009) Kalmar responded to their Champions League exit and going one-nil down to a Gabriel Petrovic strike with two second half goals in five minutes from Stefan Larsson and Daniel Mendes.

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Wisla Krakow 1 – Lech Poznan 1 (Pens. 3-4) (Polish Super Cup, July 25, 2009)

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Osijek 1 – Hajduk Split 1 (1. HNL, July 25, 2009)

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Budapest Honved 3 – Kaposvar 1 (Borsodi Liga, July 25, 2009)