Ajax 3 – Ado Den Haag 0 (Eredivisie, December 28, 2008) A defense-splitting ball from Luis Suarez played in Dario Cvitanich for the opener. Cvitanich got across the near post to turn home the second and Cvitanich celebrated a hat-trick with a third in the second half. (First two goals here.)
Groningen 2 – Heerenveen 3 (Eredivisie, December 28, 2008) Danijel Pranjic put Heerenveen ahead from the spot, but the hosts levelled through Gonzalo Garcia early in the second half. Arnor Smarason looked to have given Heerenveen the win when he squeezed a close-range shot under the body of Lucian, before Andreas Granqvist equalised for the hosts. But Heerenveen would not be denied and Paulo Henrique headed in the winner.
Utrecht 3 – Roda 1 (Eredivisie, December 28, 2008) Cedric van der Gun opened the scoring in the 21st minute, Simon Cziommer made it 2-nil with a penalty on 38 minutes and Loic Loval-Landre added a third on the stroke of halftime. Marcel Meeuwis put Roda on the scoresheet from the spot in the second half.
PSV 0 – Twente 0 (Eredivisie, December 27, 2008) Twente held on to their four-point lead over PSV Eindhoven and remain third in the Eredivisie following a goalless draw at the Philips Stadion.
Vitesse Arnhem 3 – FC Volendam 1 (Eredivisie, December 27, 2008) Alexander Buttner broke the deadlock seven minutes in and Santi Kolk made it 2-nil to the hosts. Melvin Pltaje handed the visitors a lifeline on 53 minutes, but Mads Junker killed the game scoring eight minutes from time. Volendam remain rock-bottom.
Willem II 3 – Sparta 2 (Eredivisie, December 27, 2008)
Anorthosis 2 – Doxa Katokopia 0 (Cypriot First Division, December 28, 2008) A first half penalty from Hawar and a second half strike from Frousos gave Famagusta the points.
Atromitos 0 – AEL 3 (Cypriot First Division, December 28, 2008)
APEP 1 – AEK Larnaca 0 (Cypriot First Division, December 28, 2008)
Enosis 1 – APOP 2 (Cypriot First Division, December 28, 2008)