Schalke and Dortmund share the honours in the Ruhr Valley derby

Schalke 1 – Borussia Dortmund 1 (Bundesliga, February 20, 2009) Schalke went ahead in the 20th minute, Halil Altintop supplied the cross and Kevin Kuranyi hit a fantastic bicycle-style strike on the volley which gave Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller no chance. Schalke levelled nine minutes later when Mohamed Zidan, on as a second half substitute, fired the ball past Schalke goalkeeper Manuel Neuer after a neat one-two with Nelson Valdez.

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Vitesse 3 – Roda 0 (Eredivisie, February 20, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Vitesse had victory all but wrapped up within the opening 19 minutes after goals from Dalibor Stevanovic, and then Sebastien Sansoni arrived in quick succession. Roda maintained a brief glimmer of hope in the game until midway through the second half when Nick Hofs put the game to bed.

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Pacos Ferreira 0 – FC Porto 2 (Superliga, February 20, 2009) The Dragoes continued their eleven match unbeaten streak at Pacos. Hulk opened the scoring for Porto fifteen minutes in with a brilliant left-footed shot to the opposite far corner.And after the break Ricardo was adjudged to have brought down Hulk in the area and Bruno Alves calmly stepped up and gave Porto the 2-nil lead from the spot.

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Gaziantepspor 0 – Besiktas 3 (Super Lig, February 20, 2009) A second half brace from Nobre, with a goal from Tello sandwiched in between, gave Bestiktas the points.

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Mattersburg 2 – Ried 2 (T-Mobile Bundesliga, February 20, 2009)

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Newells Old Boys 1 – Gimnasia J 1 (Clausura, February 20, 2009) Both goals were scored in the second half, with Juan Arraya putting the visitors ahead before and Santiago Salcedo brought Newell’s level.

Huracan 0 – Gimnasia La Plata 2 (Clausura, February 20, 2009)