DJ Campbell’s hat-trick leads Blackpool to the brink of the Premier League; Spartak Nalchik held by Lokomotiv; Tomsk win at Saturn

Nottingham Forest 3 – Blackpool 4 (Agg. 4-6) (Championship play-off semi-final second-leg, May 11, 2010) Forest, who were 2-1 behind after the first leg, levelled the aggregate score after only seven minutes against Blackpool when Majewski’s pass was poorly dealt with by Baptiste on the edge of his area and Rob Earnshaw capitalised with a low shot past Gilks. Eleven minutes into the second half the Tangerines got their noses back in front of the tie when David Vaughan played in DJ Campbell on the right-hand side of the area and the striker lifted the ball over keeper Camp. Back came Forest 10 minutes later when a cross into Dexter Blackstock rolled into the path of Rob Earnshaw and the Welshman thumped in his second of the match. But then Blackpool turned on the magic to book their Wembley spot. Stephen Dobbie made it 4-3 on aggregate with a deflected shot, DJ Campbell curled in a beauty into the top corner for 5-3 and then DJ Campbell pounced on a rebound to claim his first ever hat-trick to complete an amazing comeback for Ian Holloway’s men. Dele Adebola’s late consolation for Forest ended the match.

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Spartak Nalchik 1 – Lokomotiv Moscow 1 (Russian Premier League, May 11, 2010) Spartak lead after 20 minutes when Leandro converted a volley the back post. Lokomotiv equalised four minutes before the break when Tomislav Dujmovic lashed home a beauty following a free-kick.

Saturn 1 – Tomsk 2 (Russian Premier League, May 11, 2010) Ilya Gulyatjaev and Siarhei Karnilenka netted for Tomsk in the second half.

Anji Makhachkala 1 – Dynamo Moscow 1 (Russian Premier League, May 11, 2010) Igor Semshov’s opener for Dynamo on the half hour only for Eldar Mamayev to level for Anji three minutes later.

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Ruch Chorzow 1 – Lech Poznan 2 (Ekstraklasa, May 11, 2010) After Michal Pulkowski gave the hosts the lead at the start of the second half, league leaders Lech turned the match on its head with goals from Robert Lewandowski and Sergey Krivets’s 90th minute winner.

Polonia Warsaw 1 – Legia Warsaw 0 (Ekstraklasa, May 11, 2010) Andreu Mayoral’s 24th minute goal sealed the points for Polonia.

Cracovia Krakow 1 – Wisla Krakow 1 (Ekstraklasa, May 11, 2010) Rafal Boguski thought he’d won the Krakow derby for Wisla with a tidy lob 11 minutes from time, but Mariusz Jop’s incredible own goal header in the 90th minute handed Cracovia share of the spoils.

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Chivas 3 – Libertad 0 (Copa Libertadores, May 11, 2010) Omar Bravo opened the scoring with a header from a left-wing free kick in the eighth minute. Ricardo Vazquez doubled the lead with a thumping shot into the top corner in the 30th. Bravo scored again with an angled shot in the 81st minute to give Chivas a three-goal lead ahead of the return leg in Paraguay next week.

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Al-Gharafa 1 – Pakhtakor 0 (Asian Champions League, May 11, 2010) A late paradinha penalty fro Clemerson sealed the victory for the Qataris.

Al Shabab 3 – Esteghlal 2 (Asian Champions League, May 11, 2010)Faisal Al Sultan opened the scoring for Shabab in the 23rd but Esteghlal equalised the following minute with a Siavash Akbarpour penalty and took the lead into half time after Hossein Kazemi’s goal in the 32nd. Tarik El Taib earned the equaliser for the hosts three minutes into the second half and Al Gizani put them into the next stage with his late winner.

Suwon Bluewings 2 – Beijing Guoan 0 (Asian Champions League, May 11, 2010) Brazilian striker Jose Mota scored in the 27th and 84th minutes to as the South Koreans moved into the quarter finals.


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