European Cup night; Vagner Love hits four for CSKA Moscow

Ilisiakos 1 – AEK Athens 2 (AET) (Greek Cup, November 11, 2008) The game burst into life in extra time, Blanco putt AEK ahead with a fine strike in the 94th minute. The hosts replied through a Tsitsomitsos volley minutes later, but the visitors ran out winners thanks to a Kafes strike that slotted into the bottom corner.

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Trabzonspor 1 – Besiktas 2 (Turkish Cup, November 11, 2008) Bobo gave Besiktas a lead heading into half time, but the host equalised through Korkmaz early in the second half. With time running out the visitors found a last gasp winner thanks to a Zapotocny header.

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Hapoel Tel Aviv 7 – Bnei Sakhnin 2 (Toto Cup, November 11, 2008) Eran Zehavi was the star of the night for Hapoel bagging a hat-trick.

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Olexandria 1 – Shakhtar Donetsk 2 (Kubok, November 11, 2008)

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Belchatow 1 – Legia Warsaw 0 (Ekstraklasa, November 11, 2008) Gargula whipped in a perfect free-kick into the top corner in the first half.

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FC Moscow 1 – CSKA Moscow 4 (Russian Premier League, November 10, 2008) Not to be outdone by the exploits of Higuain and Samuel Eto’o over the weekend, Brazilian striker Vagner Love won this derby match on his own, he bagged two early goals with close-range finishes. Then in the second half Vagner Love added two more with his confidence clearly sky-high after scoring six goals in two games. Bracamonte pulled one back late on.

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Benfica 3 – Aves 0 (Taca de Portugal, November 10, 2008) Goals from Hassan Yebda, Luisao and Maxi Pereira.

Nacional 1 – Braga 0 (Taca de Portugal, November 10, 2008)

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Maccabi Haifa 2 – Maccabi Netanya 3 (Ligat Ha’Al, November 10, 2008) Lothar Matthaus’ side go top of the Israeli league with an impressive away victory at title rivals Haifa.