Sporting Lisbon 1 – Academica 2 (Liga Sagres, February 6, 2010) Rui Santos Orlando fired the visitors into a shock second minute lead, but Sporting equalised through Joao Moutinho midway through the first half. Sporting then suffered a major setback in their title challenge as Joao Ribeiro secured a fine away win for Academica.
Vitoria Setubal 1 – Benfica 1 (Liga Sagres, February 6, 2010) Marc Zoro’s own goal handed Benfica, three points clear of second-placed Braga at kick-off time, a 14th minute lead, only for David Luiz to return the favour seven minutes before half-time. Vitoria had Fernandes Neca sent off in the last minute, but the draw lifted them out of the relegation zone.
PSV 2 – ADO Den Haag 0 (Eredivisie, February 6, 2010) A near post header from Maza Rodriguez gave PSV an early lead against Den Haag. Ola Toivonen doubled the lead at the second attempt just after the hour.
Heerenveen 2 – Utrecht 0 (Eredivisie, February 6, 2010) (Longer highlights here.) Serial goal-scorer Gerald Sibon scored both his sides goals, breaking the deadlock in the fifth minute before converting a 51st minute penalty.
AEK 3 – Xanthi 1 (Greek Super League, February 6, 2010) Serial-goalscorer Blanco netted a brace for AEK.
Kavala 1 – Pas Giannina 0 (Greek Super League, February 6, 2010) Elias Kotsios’s own goal separated the sides.
Aris 0 – Panthrakikos 1 (match suspended) (Greek Super League, February 6, 2010) A terrible slip from the home goalie in the driving rain allowing Fotis Papoulis to roll the ball into the empty net, but that mattered little as the match was eventually called off.
Kayserispor 0 – Galatasaray 0 (Super Lig, February 6, 2010) Gala passed up the chance to move two points clear at the Turkish Super Lig summit as they were held to a draw by Kayserispor. Hakan Aslantas was sent off just after the hour for the hosts but Gala were unable to take advantage and remained behind leaders Fenerbahce on goal difference.
Eskisehirspor 2 – Istanbul Buyuksehir 1 (Super Lig, February 6, 2010) Herve Tum looked to have earned the visitors a point when he struck midway through the second half to cancel out Jaycee John Okwunwanne’s opener, but Umit Karan’s 89th minute goal stole the points.