Real Union 3 – Real Madrid 2 (Copa Del Rey, October 30, 2008) It took Real Union just two minutes to score, Juan Dominguez burst past Michel Salgado to rock the visitors back with the opener. Gonzalo Higuain levelled on a counter-attack soon after, but the game had to be halted when his team mate Ruben de la Red collapsed and was taken to hospital. Dominguez was gifted a free header to put the home side back in front after 20 minutes. Real struck level through Javier Saviola after the break, but Goikoetxea found space in the area to net the winner in the 63rd minute.
Orihuela 0 – Atletico Madrid 1 (Copa Del Rey, October 29, 2008) Diego Forlan scored the only goal of the game just before half-time as he picked up on a fine pass by Antonio Lopez to slot home from close distance.
Hercules 1 – Valladolid 5 (Copa Del Rey, October 29, 2008)
Elche 0 – Deportivo La Coruna 2 (Copa Del Rey, October 29, 2008)
FC Basel 3 – Sion 0 (Swiss Super League, October 30, 2008) Basel move three points clear at the top of the table.
Club Brugge 2 – Zulte Waregem 0 (Jupiler League, October 30, 2008) Wesley Sonck put Brugge in the lead right after the interval, and Leko added a second shortly before the hour mark to send Brugge top of the league.
All the goals from round 26 of the Russian Premier Liga can be seen here.
Municipal 4 – Santos Laguna 4 (CONCACAF Champions League, October 30, 2008) A thrilling matych saw Herrera and Ramirez score in the first half to leave it one apiece at the break. Laguna’s Herrera then bagged his hat-trick early in the second half with two penalties, but a Becerra own-goal and a Leguizamon strike brought Municipal level. Peralta then put Laguna in the lead for the fourth time, only for Ramirez to fire a low shot into the far corner in injury time.
New England Revolution 0 – Chicago Fire 0 (MLS play-offs, October 30, 2008)