Sporting Lisbon 1 – PSV 1 (Friendly, August 2, 2008) Simon Vukcevic gave Sporting the lead in the 18th minute, striking a sweet shot past Ramos from outside the box. Lisbon then has Silva sent off with seven minutes remaining, and PSV capitalised when Wuytens equalised three minutes from time.
Benfica 2 – PSG 2 (Friendly, August 2, 2008) PSG took a two goal advantage with a brace from Fabrice Pancrate, the first a lovely chipped finish and the second a simple tap-in. Makukula pulled a goal back with a spectacular strike which arrowed into the top corner, before Cardozo toe-poked the equaliser after the Parisians failed to handle a throw-in.
IFK Gothenburg 2 – Malmo 0 (Allsvenskan, August 2, 2008)
Zenit St. Petersburg 2 – FC Moscow 1 (Premier Liga, August 2, 2008) FC Moscow took the lead away at Zenit as Rebko scored with a free header from a corner. In the 51st minute Zenit equalised, Denisov turned home a cross with a scuffed shot. The hosts secured the win when Tekke bagged a 77th minute winner.
Tomsk 0 – Spartak Moscow 1 (Premier Liga, August 2, 2008) Fathiâ€™s header won the game for Spartak.
Dynamo Kiev 1 – Metalist Kharkiv 2 (Vyscha Liga, August 2, 2008) Metalist pulled out a shock win at Dynamo with goals from Valyaev and Koelyo. Ninkovic had earlier score a beauty to bring Kiev level on the stroke of half-time.
Kryvbas Krivyi Rig 1 – Metalurg Donetsk 2 (Vyscha Liga, August 2, 2008)
Kharkiv 1 – Arsenal Kiev 1 (Vyscha Liga, August 2, 2008)