In demand Di Maria hits a hat-trick for Benfica; PAOK win at Xanthi & Besiktas claim victory at Kayserispor

Leixoes 0 – Benfica 4 (Liga Sagres, February 27, 2010) Benfica extended their unbeaten run to 12 games, Eder Luis scored the opener and in-demand winger Angel Di Maria claimed a hat-trick.

Braga 3 – Olhanense 1 (Liga Sagres, February 27, 2010)

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Kayserispor 1 – Besiktas 2 (Super Lig, February 27, 2010) First half goals from Rodrigo Tello and Ekrem Dag put Besiktas in the driving seat, Makikula pulled one back for the home side.

Bursaspor 3 – Sivasspor 0 (Super Lig, February 27, 2010) Bursaspor, arguably the Sivasspor of the season, kept up their title challenge by moving to into temporary top spot in Turkey thanks to goals from Pablo Batalla, Turgay Bahadir and Ozan Ipek.

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Xanthi Skoda 0 – PAOK Saloniki 3 (Super Liga, February 27, 2010) Vieirinha bagged a brace, Vladimir Ivic’s goal was sandwiched in between. 

AEK Athens 1 – Ergotelis 0 (Super Liga, February 27, 2010) Rafik Djebbour chested down and then struck a fine effort for the only goal of the game on 12 minutes.

Asteras Tripolis 0 – Iraklis Saloniki 4 (Super Liga, February 27, 2010)

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Dynamo Kyiv 1 – Kryvbas Krivyi Rig 0 (Ukraine Premier League, February 27, 2010) An opportunist strike from Ognjen Vukojevic midway through the second half from a free-kick gave Kiev the points.

Karpaty Lviv 2 – Metalist Kharkiv 1 (Ukraine Premier League, February 27, 2010) Metallist struck after 11 minutes at Karpaty when striker Jaja reeled off a 25-yard beauty into the far corner. Oshchypko’s 18 minute penalty brough the hosts level, and a second half stunner from Golodyuk turned the match in Karpaty’s favour.


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