Ajax hit 14 in the Dutch Cup; Bordeaux march on; Montpellier stun Lyon & Lille continue to impress

WHC 1 – Ajax 14 (KNVB Beker, December 23, 2009) Martin Jol’s side hit an incredible 14 goals against the amateur side. Goal machine Luis Suarez top scored with six and Marko Pantellic, Ismael Aissati and Kennedy Bakircioglu all chipped in with two goals each. A Bosch og and a Demy De Zuew goal rounded off the scoring for the Amsterdammers. Stel had pulled one back on the stroke of half time for WHC to make it 6-1 at the break.

Groningen 0 – NEC 2 (KNVB Beker, December 23, 2009)

FC Twente 3 – Helmond Sport 0 (KNVB Beker, December 23, 2009)

Jong de Graafschap 0 – NAC 2 (KNVB Beker, December 23, 2009)

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Toulouse 1 – Bordeaux 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Laurent Blanc’s side march on with another impressive victory. Paulo Machado gave the home side an early lead which was cancelled out by a trademark Marouane Chamakh header. A deflected Wendel free kick gave Bordeaux the win.

Lyon 1 – Montpellier 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Victor Hugo Montano gave Montpellier the lead six minutes after the break. Befetimbi Gomis looked to have rescued a point for OL eight minutes from time, but just three minutes later Joris Marveaux volleyed home the winner.

Nancy 0 – Lille 4 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Lille once again displayed their impressive attacking qualities. Eden Hazard fired them into a first half lead. Gervinho bagged the second from a tight angle, Pierre Alain Frau hit the third from the penalty spot and Gervinho completed the win with his second of the match.

Marseille 0 – Auxerre 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Kenya striker Dennis Oliech claimed both goals for Auxerre, the first on 41, the second on 79.

Sochaux 2 – Rennes 0 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Former Inter Milan and Spurs midfielder Stephane Dalmat opened the scoring. Edouard Butin sealed the win with the second.

Le Mans 1 – Monaco 1 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) Former Liverpool flop Anthony Le Tallec fired the home side in front on 36. Park Chu-Young equalised four minutes after half-time.

PSG 4 – Grenoble 0 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009) The side from the capital ran out comfortable winners thanks to goals from Peguy Luyindula, Sylvain Armand, Melvut Erdinc & Cristophe Jallet.

Lorient 3 – Valenciennes 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009)

Nice 2 – Bolougne 2 (Ligue 1, December 23, 2009)

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Anderlecht 3 – FCV Dender EH 0 (Beker van Belgie, December 23, 2009)

Standard Liege 1 – Kortrijk 2 (Beker van Belgie, December 23, 2009)

Club Brugge 2 – Lokeren 1 (Beker van Belgie, December 23, 2009)

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Fenerbahce 3 – Altay 0 (Turkiye Kupasi, December 23, 2009)

Galatasaray 2 – Trabzonspor 1 (Turkiye Kupasi, December 23, 2009)

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Sydney FC 1 – Central Coast Mariners 0 (A-League, December 23, 2009) Alex Brosque, called up for  Socceroo duty next week, capped off a superb first half from the home side with a fine finish in the 34th minute, his sixth goal of the A-League campaign.


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