AZ Alkmaar 2 – Sparta 0 (Eredivisie, August 7, 2009) (Longer highlights here, extended highlights here.) Mounir El Hamdaoui was at the heart of the move that lead to AZ’s opener against Sparta, the forward starting and then carrying on an attack which ended with Moussa Dembele striking home in the 6th minute. El Hamdaoui added a second after the break, scoring from a tight angle.
NEC Nijmegen 4 – Heerenveen 1 (Eredivisie, August 7, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Bjorn Vleminckx scored a brace for NEC in the victory. Erton Fejzullahu and Youssed El Akchaoui also netted for the hosts while Michael Papadopulos bagged a late consolation for Heerenveen.
Excelsior Rotterdam 2 – Telstar Ijmuiden 2 (Jupiler League, August 7, 2009)
AGOVV Apeldorn 2 – FC Zwolle 0 (Jupiler League, August 7, 2009)
Cambuur Leeuwarden 1 – De Graafschap 1 (Jupiler League, August 7, 2009)
Istanbul Buyuksehir 1 – Besitkas 1 (Super Lig, August 7, 2009) Michael Fink’s low 25-yarder drive put the visiors into a 29th minute lead, but just two minutes later Ibrahim Akin scored a wonderful twinkle-toes effort to earn the hosts a point.
Cracovia Krakow 2 – Lechia Gdansk 6 (Ekstraklasa, August 7, 2009) Lechia made it two wins from two games thumping six against Cracovia, Pawel Nowak scoring a late brace for the temporary league leaders.
Dnipro D’petrovsk 1 – Arsenal Kiev 1 (Ukraine Premier League, August 7, 2009) Evgen Seleznov headed Dnipro ahead on the half hour, Ionut Mazilu levelling for Arsenal midway through the second half.