Hannover leave Bochum in the Bundesliga relegation mire

Bochum 0 – Hannover 2 (Bundesliga, May 1, 2009) Headers from Arnold Bruggink (12) and Hanno Baltisch (32) gave Hannover a comfortable win that moves them up to 11th and leaves Bochum stuck in 14th and nervously looking over their shoulder. (First-half highlights here.)

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Hacettepe Spor Kulubu 2 – Galatasaray 0 (Super Lig, May 1, 2009) Gala were stunned by the home side thanks to goals from Patiyo Tambwe and Ibrahim Sahin.

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Rio Ave 0 – Braga 0 (Superliga, May 1, 2009) Rio Ave are just two points clear of the drop-zone having played a game more than their fellow relegation threatened peers.

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Go Ahead Eagles 1 – Top Oss 0 (Dutch Jupiler League, May 1, 2009)

Helmond Sport 0 – FC Zwolle 0 (Dutch Jupiler League, May 1, 2009)

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Club Brugge 2 – Lokeren 3 (Jupiler League, May 1, 2009) Goals from Dawid Janczyk and Kilian Overmeire put Lokeren 2-up at the break and they extended their lead through Stijn De Wilde in the second half, nine minutes after Jeroen Simaeys was dismissed. Joseph Akpala (72) and Mohamed Dahmane (80) put Brugge on the comeback trail, but their efforts fell short.

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Vicenza 2 – Rimini 0 (Serie B, May 1, 2009) It took 120 seconds for Forestieri to score for the hosts by heading home a free-kick, Volpi doubling the tally with another header midway through the second half.

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Montpellier 1 – Angers 0 (Ligue 2, May 1, 2009)

Metz 0 – Nimes 0 (Ligue 2, May 1, 2009)

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Piast Gliwice 1 – Wisla Krakow 1 (Ekstraklasa, May 1, 2009) Wilczek slid in the opener for Piast midway through the first half, Malecki equalising in the 73rd minute with a shot from inside the box.

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APOEL Nicosia 3 – AEL Limassol 1 (Cypriot First Division play-offs, May 1, 2009) Marcin Zewlakow was the hero for APOEL scoring a first half brace inside 17 minutes before Joost Broerse added a third.

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Steaua Bucharest 5 – Otelul Galati 0 (Liga I, May 1, 2009)