European round-up: Ajax win at home & Rubin Kazan continue to impress

Ajax 1 – Roda 0 (Eredivisie, September 14, 2008) Defender Thomas Vermaelen scored the only goal of the game at the Amsterdam Arena when he beat Bram Castro in the 54th minute.

De Graafschap 1 – Vitesse 0 (Eredivisie, September 14, 2008) The only goal of the game came in the 20th minute with Jason Oost beating Piet Velthuizen from the spot.

NAC 1 – Willem II 3 (Eredivisie, September 14, 2008) Frank Demouge grabbed a brace in the space of 11 second-half minutes, with the second coming from the penalty spot. Ibad Muhamadu put the result beyond doubt when he added a third in the 76th minute, with Matthew Amoah’s late reply nothing more than a consolation for the home side.

FC Groningen 2 – FC Utrecht 0 (Eredivisie, September 14, 2008) Goals in each half from Andreas Granqvist (fabulous solo goal) and Marcus Berg maintained Groningen’s 100 per cent start to the season as they eased past FC Utrecht.

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Club Brugge 1 – Dender 1 (Jupiler League, September 13, 2008) De Petter’s cross in the 15th minute evaded everyone to give Dender the lead, but Simaeys’ late header squared the match for the hosts.

Mons-Bergen 1 – Anderlecht 2 (Jupiler League, September 13, 2008)

Standard Liege 2 – Kortrijk 0 (Jupiler League, September 13, 2008)

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Rubin Kazan 1 – Dynamo Moscow 0 (Premier Liga, September 14, 2008)

Samara 3 – Khimki 0 (Premier Liga, September 14, 2008)

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Beitar Jerusalem 0 – Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 (Ligat ha’Al, September 14, 2008) Betar are still searching for thier first goal of the season after Maccabi keeper Dragoslav Jevric saved Shimon Gershon’s 90th-minute penalty.

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Sivasspor 3 – Bursaspor 1 (Super Lig, September 14, 2008)

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Wisla Krakow 1- Lech 4 (Ekstraklasa, September 14, 2008)

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PAOK 1 – AEK Athens 1 (Greek Super League, September 13, 2008) Zlatan Muslimovic put the home side ahead after 15 minutes with Ismael Blanco levelling on the stroke of halftime.

Panserraikos 0 – Panionios 1 (Greek Super League, September 13, 2008) The game was called off after a blackout, Kumordzi had scored after half an hour.

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Partizan Belgrade 2 – Borac Cacak 0 (Serbian Super Liga, September 13, 2008)


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