The Young Boys beat the UEFA champions Shakhtar; Rasmus Elm’s double leads Kalmar to victory at Malmo

Young Boys Bern 2 – Shakhtar Donetsk 1 (Uhren Cup, July 6, 2009) Within sixty seconds of the restart Julius Aghahowa burst through the middle to fire Shakhtar in the lead. Seydou Doumbia headed the Young Boys level before the Swiss outfit missed a penalty to move ahead. It mattered little as in the last minute Seydou Doumbia collected a ball over the top, steadied himself and slotted in the winner.

Basel 2 – Panathinaikos 0 (Uhren Cup, July 6, 2009) Federico Almerares rounded the keeper and put Basel in front following poor defending just after the hour. Benjamin Huggel sealed the win three minutes from time.

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Malmo 1 – Kalmar 2 (Allsvenskan, July 6, 2009) A clinical Wilton Figueiredo strike from just inside the Kalmar box handed Malmo a 33rd minute lead. Early in the second half Kalmar levelled when their impressive Swedish midfielder Rasmus Elm scored with a low shot 20-yards. Rasmus Elm stole the headlines scoring a cracking 25-yard ripper in the last minute of the match.

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Viking 4 – Lillestrom 2 (Tippeligaen, July 5, 2009) Birkir Bjarnason and Hakon Skogseid put Viking 2-up at the break before Sundgot netted for the visitors in the 47th minute. Birkir Bjarnason then grabbed his second of the game to restore the 2-goal cushion. Riise looked to make things interesting scoring a second for Lillestrom, only for Tomasz Sokolowski to add a late fourth for the hosts.

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LA Galaxy 1 – New England Revolution 0 (MLS, July 4, 2009) On his Galaxy debut after signing from Chivas USA, Alecko Eskandarian volleyed Todd Dunivant’s diagonal pass from the left flank inside the left post after just eight minutes.