Leixoes and Belenenses draw in Portuguese curtain-raiser; Wins for Slask & Ruch in Poland

Leixoes 0 – Belenenses 0 (Superliga, August 14, 2009) The new Portuguese season kicked off with a drab draw.

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Slask Wroclaw 2 – Polonia Bytom 1 (Ekstraklasa, August 14, 2009) A Szewczuk header put the hosts 1-up but the lead last just five minutes before Podstawek drew Polonia level with a deft header. 18 minutes from time Wolczek earned Slask the points crashing home a rebound.

Ruch Chorzow 1 – Arka Gdynia 0 (Ekstraklasa, August 14, 2009) After Arka missed the opportunity to lead through an early penalty, Sobiech tucked away a 20th minute opener which p[roved to be the only goal of the game.