Belenenses 2 – Associacaio Naval 0 (Liga Sagres, August 24, 2009) The hosts opened the scoring in the 60th minute when Yontcha re-directed a Fredy cross with his chest. Belenenses sealed their win in added when midfielder Ivan Santos slotted a Yontcha pass with his left foot past Peiser.
Diyarbakirspor 1 – Fenerbahce 3 (Super Lig, August 24, 2009) Despite falling behind to Alhassan Weah’s 20th minute effort, the visitors turned the match around with goals from Gokhan Gonul (super team goal), Colin Kazim-Kazim and a Semih Senturk penalty. Fernerbahce top the early standings along with Galatasaray, who also boast a 100% record so far.
Trelleborg 4 – Halmstad 0 (Allsvenskan, August 24, 2009) Fredrik Jensen chipped in with a brace in the win.
Gefle 1 – Hammarby 0 (Allsvenskan, August 24, 2009) Gefle won thanks to an own goal in the 15th minute by Igor Armas.
Orgryte 1 – Malmo FF 0 (Allsvenskan, August 24, 2009) Rock-bottom Orgryte beat midtable Malmo to claim a crucial three points, Alex Perreira netting the solitary goal 27 minutes in.
OB Odense 1 – Randers 0 (Tippeligaen, August 24, 2009) Odense maintained their unbeaten start to the SAS Liga season in Denmark with a 1-0 victory at home to Randers on Monday. Henrik Hansen scored the only goal moments after the interval to earn Odense their fourth win in six fixtures.
Beitar Jerusalem 0 – Hapoel Tel Aviv 0 (Ligat ha’Al, August 24, 2009) Baitar’s league campaign got underway with a solid draw at home to title favorite Hapoel Tel Aviv.