Schalke lose their undefeated record at Cologne; Sivasspor comeback against Fener to go top in Turkey; Is Mark Bosnich’s career over?

Cologne 1 – Schalke 0 (Bundesliga, September 26, 2008) (Longer highlights.) Leaders Schalke surrendered their unbeaten Bundesliga record when Youssef Mohamad headed in for Cologne just before halftime after Pierre Wome took a leaf straight out of the Rory Delap school of throw-ins.

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Porto 2 – Pacos Ferreira 0 (Superliga, September 26, 2008) Meireles struck a powerful beauty from the edge of the area to give Porto the lead and Hulk tapped in the second after the break from a left wing cross.

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Sivasspor 2 – Fenerbahce 1 (Super Lig, September 26, 2008) Fener’s poor start to the season continued, falling to their third defeat at Sivasspor who take a temporary lead in Turkey. Sahin put the visitors ahead in the 33rd minute, Sozgelmez levelled for the home side in the 77th minute and Badur hit a beauty for the winning goal with two minutes to go.

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Standard Liege 2 – Anderlecht 1 (Jupiler League, September 26, 2008) After a goalless first half, Yakovenko put Anderlecht in the lead, but Witsel equalised for the home side eight minutes later. Standard then moved three points clear of their main rivals thanks to Jovanovic’s 90th minute winner.

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Dynamo Kiev 3 – Kryvbas Krivyi Rig 0 (Vyscha Liga, September 26, 2008) Aliyev put Kiev ahead with a 25-yard swerving effort which beat the keeper all ends up. Ninkovic doubled the score with a beautiful right foot curler which sailed into the top corner. Aliyev sealed the win with yet another fine strike, scoring directly from a free-kick although the keeper should have done better.

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CFR Cluj 1 – Steaua Bucharest 1 (Liga I, September 26, 2008) Dayro Moreno met a header at the back post to give Steaua the lead, but Champions League Cluj drew level when Dubarbier finished off a fine flowing move in the 37th minute.

Poli Iasi 0 – FC Timisoara 2 (Liga I, September 26, 2008) A route one attack saw Bucur put the visitors ahead, Goga getting a second in the final minute.

Gloria Bistrita 1 – Dinamo Bucharest 2 (Liga I, September 26, 2008) Danciulescu gave Dinamo a two goal lead, his first a clinical first-time strike on the run and his second a replica shot after some good team build up play. Ramos netted a consolation for Gloria.

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Slaven Belupo 2 – Dinamo Zagreb 0 (1. HNL, September 26, 2008) (Longer highlights .)

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Central Coast Mariners 4 – Perth Glory 1 (A-League, September 26, 2008) (Longer highlights .) Mark Bosnich’s fairytale comeback with the Central Coast came to shuddering halt when the keeper tore his hamstring after only six minutes when taking a goal-kick. The Mariners scored through Sasho Petrovski, a stunning Mile Jedinak free-kick, Adrian Caceres, and Matthew Osman, while a disappointing Glory pulled one back through Nikita Rukavytsya.

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Rosario Central 1 – San Martin 1 (Argentinean Apertura, September 26, 2008) Gonzalez’s deflected free-kick for Rosario was cancelled out by Herrera’s clinical 70 th minute strike.

Tigre 1 – Gimnasia J 0 (Argentinean Apertura, September 26, 2008) (Longer highlights .)

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El Nacional 2 – Barcelona Guayaquil 1 (Campeonato Ecuatoriano, September 26, 2008)

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