Christian Rodriguez scores a stunner for Porto; Goals from Portugal & Greece

Nacional 2 – Porto 4 (Superliga, January 4, 2009) From a botched free-kick, Edson’s deflected shot gave Nacional the lead. Hulk brought Porto level early in the second half and Christian Rodriguez put the visitors ahead in the 72nd minute with a tremendous overhead volley. Back came Nacional through Fidalgo’s header, but late goals from Gonzalez and Hulk gave Porto the points.

Trofense 2 – Benfica 0 (Superliga, January 4, 2009) Reguila found himself free and alone at the top right of the Benfica box before the forward released a bullet into the near post to break the deadlock. Trofense doubled the lead seven minutes from time through Barbosa.

Maritimo 4 – Pacos Ferreira 1 (Superliga, January 4, 2009)


Panathinaikos 0 – AEK Athens 0 (Greek Super League, January 4, 2009) Panathinaikos fell further behind leaders Olympiakos with the goalless draw.

PAOK Saloniki 2 – OFI Crete 0 (Greek Super League, January 4, 2009) First half strikes from Muslimovic and Ivic settled the match.