ADO Den Haag 0 – Feyenoord 2 (Eredivisie, November 29, 2009) A thundering header from Feyenoord’s Ron Vlaar fired the visitors into a 23rd minute lead at ADO Den Haag. Andwele Slory sealed the win for the Rotterdam giants in the second half.
Vitesse 1 – Ajax 5 (Eredivisie, November 29, 2009) Ajax’s defence were caught napping after four minutes at Vitesse as Dalibor Stevanovic slotted the hosts into an early lead. But the Amsterdammers soon turned the match in their favour, Marko Pantelic scoring his second hat-trick in the space of 10 days as the Serb striker scored in the 15th, 18th and then again five minutes into the second half. Martin Jol’s Ajax then went about putting a marker on the match, Kennedy Bakircioglu claimed number four before Ismail Aissati curled in a beauty for number five.
Groningen 2 – NEC 2 (Eredivisie, November 29, 2009) Groningen had gone ahead through Tim Matavz, but NEC looked to have won it thanks to goals from Bjoern Vleminckx and Youssef El-Akchaoui. But the home side struck in the final minute through Nicklas Pedersen to seal a share of the spoils.
FC Utrecht 3 – NAC 1 (Eredivisie, November 29, 2009) After a goalless first half at Stadion Galgenwaard, Utrecht went ahead through Kevin Vandenbergh on 55 minutes and just moments later Gianluca Nijholt pounced to double their lead. Matthew Amoah pulled one back for NAC, but Jacob Mulenga sealed the win late on.
Khimki 1 – Lokomotiv Moscow 3 (Russian Premier League, November 29, 2009) Lokomotiv raced to a 2-goal lead away at Khimki, Peter Odemwingie expertly scored the opener after nine minutes and Dmitri Sychev’s picture-perfect header doubled the lead on the quarter hour. Aleksandr Antipenko’s diving header midway through the second half pulled a goal back for the hosts. Dmitri Sychev wrapped up the win with a third six minutes from time.
Zenit St. Petersburg 2 – Spartak Moscow 1 (Russian Premier League, November 29, 2009) An action packed first half between Zenit and Spartak ended dramatically as the hosts had Huszti sent off for two bookable offences before Konstantin Zyryanov smacked home a 30-yard free-kick in injury time. Horrific goalline defending from Spartak’s Denis Boyarintsev allowed Nicolas Lombaerts’ 49th minute free header to sneak inside the post and double Zenit’s lead. Spartak’s German defender Malik Fathi bravely headed home at the back post eight minutes from time.
Sint-Truiden 2 – Standard Liege 0 (Jupiler League, November 29, 2009) The home side scored the opening goal through Ibrahim Sidibe in the 63rd minute and Jonathan Wilmet made it 2-0 with ten minutes to go at Stayen stadium.
Olympiakos 2 – Panathinaikos 0 (Greek Super League, November 29, 2009) Coastas Mitroglou put Olympiakos ahead in first-half injury time with a shot from close range, and then added the second in the 54th by converting a cross from Jaouad Zairi.
Larissa 1 – Kavala 0 (Greek Super League, November 29, 2009)
Aris 1 – Panionios 1 (Greek Super League, November 29, 2009)
Panthrakikos 0 – Levadiakos 2 (Greek Super League, November 29, 2009)
Odra Wodzislaw 1 – Wisla Krakow 3 (Ekstraklasa, November 29, 2009) Wisla Krakow were outstanding in the first half against Odra taking a 3-nil lead into the break. Andraz Kirm opened the scoring after 25 minutes, before a wonder solo effort from Patryk Malecki starting with a sublime pirouette doubled the visitors lead. Andraz Kirm closed out the half with a piercing strike in the top corner from 20-yards. Radzinevicius scored a late consolation for Odra.