Wiener Neustadt chalk up another win in Austria; Polonia & Lechia open the Polish season with wins

Wiener Neustadt 2 – Ried 1 (T-Mobile Bundesliga, July 31, 2009) Newly promoted Wiener picked up their second win of the season coming from behind to beat Ried. Stefan Lexa put the visitors 1-up with an incredible lob from 30-yards out, but goals from Diego Viana and Tomas Simkovic turned the match in the newbies’ favour.


Polonia Bytom 1 – Belchatow 0 (Ekstraklasa, July 31, 2009) Szymon Sawala grabbed a 72nd minute winner capitalising on the visitors inability to clear their lines from a set-play.

Lechia Gdansk 2 – Arka Gdynia 1 (Ekstraklasa, July 31, 2009) All the goals arrived in the first half, Marcin Wachowicz gave Arka the lead before a double from Karol Piatek, the second from the penalty spot, hand Lechia an opening day win.