Cup night in Europe: Portugal, Belgium, Turkey & Austria

Pacos Ferreira 2 – Nacional 2 (Taca de Portugal, March 3, 2009) Pacos Ferreira took the lead with a finish from Leandro Tatu, but Nacional turned the game on its head before the break with a near post finish from Mateus and a fine free-kick from the revelation of the season in Portugal, Brazilian striker Nene. Dede equalised for the home side midway through the second half.

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Genk 2 – Lierse 2 (Beker van Belgie, March 3, 2009) Genk took a 13th-minute lead through Elianiv Barda’s penalty but needed an equaliser from Tom De Mul (74) to salvage a draw after Seth De Witte (23) and Julien Tshiala (61) had struck for Lierse.

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Ankaraspor 1 – Besiktas 3 (Turkish Cup, March 3, 2009) The Black Eagles had to come from behind in the capital after Bilal Kisa put the hosts ahead from the spot in the 25th minute, but recovered to record a comfortable victory thanks to goals from Matias Delgado (41), Filip Holosko (77) and Hakan Simsek (89).

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Sturm Graz 1 – Austria Wien 1* (Pens. 3-5) (OFB Cup, March 3, 2009)


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