Leeds progress in the FA Cup; Ronaldo and Zidane host a match against poverty

Northampton 2 – Leeds 5 (FA Cup, November 17, 2008) Jermaine Beckford scored in the 13th minute,  volleying home David Prutton’s flick-on. Howson’s deflected drive made it two, before Ben Parker put Leeds 3-up. Jason Crowe replied for the hosts, but Leeds restored their three-goal cushion before the break when Beckford sent a curler in off the far post. Beckford secured his hat-trick (all three goals here) in the 55th minute, before Crowe netted a consolation goal.

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Friends of Zidane 5 – Friends of Ronaldo 6 (Exhibition, November 17, 2008) The goal-scorers included Joseba Etxeberria, Ariza Makukula and Caca as well as Zidane.

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Vitesse 1 – AZ Alkmaar 1 (Eredivisie, November 16, 2008) AZ took the lead in the first half through Ari but Santi Kolk hit back to earn his side a draw.

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Braga 1 – Vitoria Setubal 0 (Superliga, November 16, 2008) Cameroon’s Albert Meyong Ze scored the winner for Braga.

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Hajduk Split 2 – NK Rijeka 0 (1. HNL, November 16, 2008)