Khimki beat Amkar in Russia; Austria Vienna beat LASK Linz in a 9-goal thriller

Khimki 2 – Amkar Perm 0 (Russian Premier League, July 24, 2009) Late strikes from Streltsov and Cvetkovic handed the hosts the three points.


LASK Linz 4 – Austria Vienna 5 (T-Mobile Bundesliga, July 24, 2009) The visitors appears to be cruising after storming to a 3-nil lead inside the opening half hour courtesy of goals fromKlien, Bak and Okotie. But in incredible fashion LASK managed to go into the break 4-3 as Prager, Mayrleb (brace) and Metz grabbed four goals in a 14 minute spell. Austria Vienna showed their fighting spirit after the interval as Ortlechner equaliser before Okotie grabbed his second four minutes from time to end a thrilling match.