Ajax 4 – PSV 1 (Eredivisie, November 16, 2008) Ajax put together a slick attack midway through the first half and Luis Suarez slotted home the opener in the big game in Holland. PSV equalised after the break, Lazovic broke on the right hand side, dummied the keeper leaving Ibrahim Afellay with the simple tap in. But the Amsterdammers wiped out any PSV hopes with two goals in four minutes, Sulejmani restored the lead after great work from Emanuelson, before Suarez saw his hard shot deflected in for 3-one. Leonardo wrapped up the win with the fourth in injury time.
FC Twente 1 – Feyenoord 1 (Eredivisie, November 16, 2008) Blaise N’Kufo gave Twente the lead with a 13th-minute penalty before Roy Makaay also converted from the spot in the 53rd minute.
FC Groningen 3 – De Graafschap 0 (Eredivisie, November 16, 2008) Danny Holla opened the scoring in the first half and further goals in the final 13 minutes from Andreas Granqvist and Marcus Berg kept up the hosts’ perfect home record.
Roda 3 – NEC Nijmegen 0 (Eredivisie, November 15, 2008) Sekou Cisse opened the scoring with just five minutes on the clock before a brace from Willem Janssen (38 and 46) sealed the victory.
Galatasaray 2 – Istanbul Buyuksehir 0 (Super Lig, November 16, 2008) Harry Kewell headed home the opener, Lincoln tying up the game six minutes from time.
Benfica 1 – Amadora 0 (Superliga, November 16, 2008) Sidnei clinched the points for second-placed Benfica with a sweet srike from the edge of the box after good work by captain Nuno Gomes five minutes after the restart.
Club Brugge 1 – Anderlecht 1 (Jupiler League, November 16, 2008) Only four minutes had been played when Wesley Sonck opened the scoring for the home side, but Boussoufa equalised for the Brussels outfit shortly after the break.
Olympiakos 2 – PAOK 0 (Greek Super League, November 16, 2008) Patsatzoglou put Olympiakos in the lead just before the break, and Diogo added another with five minutes to go.
Panthrakikos 0 – Xanthi 0 (Greek Super League, November 16, 2008)
Panionios 0 – Iraklis 2 (Greek Super League, November 16, 2008)
FC Basel 1 – FC Zurich 1 (Swiss Super League, November 16, 2008)
Young Boys 6 – Luzern 1 (Swiss Super League, November 16, 2008)
The goals from weekend’s action in Austria’s Tipp3 Bundesliga can be seen here.
Salzburg 4 – Austria Karnten 1 (Tipp3 Bundesliga, November 16, 2008) Marc Janko was again the hero for Salzburg, hitting a hat-trick to lift him to an amazing 27 goals already this season.
Sturm Graz 3 – Ried 0 (Tipp3 Bundesliga, November 15, 2008)
Mattersburg 0 – Austria Vienna 0 (Tipp3 Bundesliga, November 15, 2008)
Rapid Vienna 5 – LASK Linz 0 (Tipp3 Bundesliga, November 15, 2008)
Shakhtar Donetsk 1 – Dynamo Kiev 0 (Vyscha Liga, November 16, 2008) The clash of the giants in the Ukraine was settled by a Willian goal in the 35th minute.