Hacettepe 1 – Sivasspor 2 (Super Lig, May 16, 2009) Sivasspor returned to the top of the table, Murat Erdogan scored a fine goal into the bottom corner before Herve Tum tucked home the second. Ibrahim Sahin scored a last minute penalty for Hacettepe.
Trofense 1 – FC Porto 4 (Superliga, May 16, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Champions Porto left Trofense bottom of the table and facing probably relegation. Lisandro Lopez and Ernesto Farias scored two goals apiece while Trofense could only manage a consolation from Miguel Hugo Leal.
Maritimo 1 – Sporting Lisbon 2 (Superliga, May 16, 2009) Second-placed Sporting Lisbon were winners over Maritimo, Liedson scoring both goals for the Lisbon side.
Belenenses 1 – Rio Ave 0 (Superliga, May 16, 2009) Belenenses kept alive their hopes of survival with a victory over fellow relegation candidates Rio Ave, substitute Wenderson Wender scoring the winner in the 89th minute.
Vitoria Setubal 0 – Leixoes 1 (Superliga, May 16, 2009) Setubal remain in trouble after Bruno China scored the only goal in Leixoes’ win.
Academica Coimbra 3 – Associacao Naval 1 (Superliga, May 16, 2009) Academica staged a second half rally after Naval scored in the 26th minute through Paulao. The home team netted through Eder, Seygou and Saleiro.
Amadora 1 – Vitoria Guimaraes 0 (Superliga, May 16, 2009) Goncalves Anselmo scored the only goal as Amadora beat Guimaraes.
With Anderlecht and Standard Liege both finishing the Belgium season on equal points at the top of the table, a special two-legged play-off between the top two will be held to decide who walks away with this year’s title. A report into both Anderlecht and Standard Liege’s wins can be seen here.
Gent 0 – Standard Liege 1 (Jupilier League, May 16, 2009) Axel Witzel’s penalty just before the break settled the match.
KV Mechelen 3 – Lokeren 0 (Jupiler League, May 15, 2009) The hosts rattled off three goals in five second half minutes with Rossini, Vrancken and Persoons netting the goals.
Lokomotiv Moscow 4 – Terek Grozny 0 (Russian Premier League, May 16, 2009) A near post shot from Peter Odemwingie squeezed through the Terek’s keeper’s leg to hand Lokomotiv a 13th minute lead. Odemwingie scored his second from close range and Denis Glushakov scored the third before an own goal late on from Bouli completed the rout.
Rad 1 – Partizan Belgrade 5 (Serbian Super League, May 16, 2009) A double from Milos Bogunovic and Nikola Vujovic, and a fifth from Brana Ilic chalked up yet another win from runaway leaders Partizan.
Jagodina 1 – Red Star Belgrade 5 (Serbian Super League, May 16, 2009)
Rosenborg 2 – Molde 2 (Tippeligaen, May 16, 2009) Molde took the lead through Vegard Forren after 15 minutes but Trond Olsen levelled nine minutes after the restart. An Alexander Tettey own goal restored the visitors’ advantage and they looked to be heading for a win until Steffen Iversen scored in stoppage time.