Ajax draw first blood over Feyenoord in the cup final; Aguiar inspires Braga; Gala held; Fener win; Spartak & Zenit frustate; Shakhtar go top

Ajax 2 – Feyenoord 0 (Dutch Cup Final first-leg, April 25, 2010) Ajax raced into a 2-goal lead against Feyenoord in the Dutch cup final first-leg, Seim de Jong broke the offside trap to claim the opener and inside 60 seconds De Jong grabbed a second for the Amsterdammers.


Associacao Naval 0 – Braga 4 (Liga Sagres, April 25, 2010) Braga kept their faint title hopes alive with a crushing display at Naval which began with a cracking free-kick from Luis Aguiar after 25 minutes. Matheus added a second before the break before Paulao headed home number three 15 minutes from time. Luis Aguiar sealed the win with a tidy lob in the final minutes.

Nacional 1 – Pacos Ferreira 1 (Liga Sagres, April 25, 2010)


Galatasaray 0 – Bursaspor 0 (Super Lig, April 25, 2010) Galatasaray held off their closest competitors for the title to inch closer to the championship.

Kasimpasa 0 – Fenerbahce 1 (Super Lig, April 25, 2010) A scrappy second half header from Bekir Irtegun proved enough for Fener.

Gaziantepspor 2 – Istanbul Buyuksehir 3 (Super Lig, April 25, 2010)


Spartak Moscow 0 – Spartak Nalchik 0 (Russian Premier League, April 25, 2010) 10-man Nalchik maintained their lead in the Russian Premier League thanks to a goalless draw against away at Spartak.

Zenit St. Petersburg 0 – Terek Grozny 0 (Russian Premier League, April 25, 2010) Luciano Spalletti’s have grabbed their second 0-0 draw in a row, failing to find the way through Grozny keeper Andrey Dikan.


Shakhtar Donetsk 3 – Chernomorets Odessa 0 (Ukrainian Premier League, April 25, 2010) Shakhtar, looking to take top spot away from Kiev who could only draw on Saturday, got off to a perfect start against Chernomorets Odessa when Jadsen converted a sixth minute penalty. Much-hyped teenager Douglas Costa doubled the lead at the start of the second half curling home a brilliant free-kick from tight on the right byline. Adriano claimed number three to seal a comfortable win for Shakhtar.

Zakarpattia 0 – Metalurg Zaporizhya 1 (Ukrainian Premier League, April 25, 2010)

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