Besiktas beat Fenerbahce to win the Turkish Cup; Goals from Ukraine, Greece, Switzerland & Croatia

Fenerbahce 2 – Besiktas 4 (Turkish Cup final, May 13, 2009) In the Turkish Cup final, Besiktas struck first against Fener after six minutes when defender Yusuf Simsek scored a speculative low drive into the keeper’s near post. Fener equalised midway through the half after De Souza found his striker-partner Dani Guiza with an eye-of-the-needle pass which evaded three Besiktas defenders. Ten minutes into the second half Besiktas retook the lead as Bobo picked up the ball 30-yards from goal, advanced, and thrashed a beauty past the Fener keeper. Poor Fener defending saw Holosko rob the ball just outside the box and his deflected cross was headed home by Bobo. Filip Holosko wrapped up the victory with a well-taken fourth after a nice one-two with Bobo. Alex’s 90th minute penalty was mere consolation.

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Shakhtar Donetsk 1 – Dynamo Kiev 0 (Ukrainian Cup, May 13, 2009) After having dumped Dynamo out of the UEFA Cup last week, Shakhtar once again earned the upper hand in the domestic cup as Mariusz Lewandowski slammed home an 83rd minute winner.

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Panathinaikos 1 – AEK Athens 1 (Greek Super League playoffs, May 13, 2009) A stunning 30-yard free-kick from Nacho Scocco crashed off the underside of the bar as AEK took the lead at Pana after 12 minutes. Dimitris Salpigidis missed the chance to bring Pana level when he saw his spot-kick saved after 26 minutes. Pana did equalise before the break, Gabriel slotting home a penalty two minutes before the halftime whistle.

Larissa 0 – PAOK 2 (Greek Super League playoffs, May 13, 2009) Ibrahima Bakayoko gave PAOK the lead in the ninth minute and Sergio Conceicao made it 2-0 with 10 minutes to.

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Young Boys 2 – Sion 1 (Swiss Super League, May 13, 2009) Xavier Hochstrasser opened the scoring for the hosts with a 27th minute penalty, Didier Crettenand equalised five minutes before halftime but Seydou Doumbia scored the winner 20 minutes from time.

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Dinamo Zagreb 3 – Hajduk Split 0 (Croatian Cup final, May 13, 2009)

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