Stuttgart sink Freiburg; Toivonen & Santos score screamers in PSV & Fener wins

Freiburg 0 – Stuttgart 1 (Bundesliga, January 22, 2010) Ciprian Marica gave Stuttgart a deserved lead five minutes before the interval after Hleb neatly picked out Pogrebnyak. the Russian was tackled by Daniel Williams, but the ball fell for Marica to slot home.

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PSV 3 – NEC 0 (Eredivisie, January 22, 2010) Ola Toivonen put PSV in the lead with a glancing header midway through the first half, and Toivonen stole the headlines with a sensational second after the break as the Swede weaved past two defenders before curling a beauty in the top corner. Nordin Amrabat wrapped up the points with a late third.

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Fenerbahce 3 – Denizlispor 1 (Super Lig, January 22, 2010) All the goals arrived in a frantic last 13 minutes, beginning when the excellent Andre Santos cracked home a stunning 30-yard free-kick. Souleymane Youla levelled for the visitors five minutes later, only for Ozer Hurmaci and Dani Guiza to net late for Fener and claim the three points.

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Central Coast Mariners 1 – Gold Coast United 1 (A-League, January 22, 2010) Joel Porter put the visitors ahead in the 66th minute, but the Mariners levelled almost immediately when Nik Mrdja converted a penalty. The hosts were reduced to ten men in the 91st minute when Nigel Boogaard was sent off for his second bookable offence.

Perth Glory 2 – Wellington Phoenix 0 (A-League, January 22, 2010) First half strikes from Daniel McBreen and Todd Howarth had given Perth a 2-nil lea, but the story of the match concerned the return of Eugene Dadi to Perth, as the 36-year-oldmissed a second half penalty in one of the worst spot kicks ever as his limp kick rolled safely into the awaiting arms of Perth goalkeeper Tando Velaphi.

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Start Kristiansand 4 – Sandefjord 0 (Friendly, January 22, 2010) Christian Bolanos bagged a brace for Start.

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Oman 0 – Sweden 1 (International friendly, January 20, 2010) A sweetly struck free-kick from Anders Svensson in the 36th minute proved the match-winner for the Swedes.

Latvia 0 – South Korea 1 (International friendly, January 22, 2010)