Orebro, Helsingborg & Trelleborg post wins in Sweden; Valerenga hit 8 in Norway

Atvidaberg 0 – Orebro 2 (Allsvenskan, August 2, 2010) Nordin Gerzic (brilliant volley in off the bar) and Paulhinho Guara were on target for Orebro.

Brommapojkarna 1 – Helsingborg 3 (Allsvenskan, August 2, 2010) The home side took a second minute lead through Babis Stefanidis who finished from close range but Helsingbiog hit back with three goals in four minutes from the 49th minute through  Rasmus Jonsson (lovely strike with the outside of the foot), Andersson and Ardian Gashi. 

Trelleborg 1 – Halmstad 0 (Allsvenskan, August 2, 2010) Mattias Adelstam fired home the only goal of the match with 12 minutes to go after both sides had wasted a host of chances. Adelstam was booked for removing his shirt during the celebrations – simply the worst rule in football.

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Valerenga 8 – Start Kristiansand 1 (Tippeligaen, August 2, 2010) It a bizarre match it was Start was took the lead early doors when Solomon James Owello whacked home a 25-yard rocket that no keeper on the planet could have stopped. The hosts managed to go into the break ahead however courtesy of goals from Bengt Henning Saeternes and Bojan Zajic, while after the interval Mohammed Abdellaoue took centre-stage as he scored a hat-trick in the rout.