Germany pummel England in women’s Euro final

England 2 – Germany 6 (Women’s European Championship final, September 10, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) The World Cup holders scored the opener with Birgit Prinz slotting in a clever Inka Grings pass and Melanie Behringer then struck a stunner from 41 yards. Karen Carney pulled one back before Kim Kulig added a third after the interval. Kelly Smith gave England hope with a fine strike but the Germans ran riot with two goals from the dazzling Grings and a long-range effort from Prinz.


Israel 7 – Luxembourg 0 (2010 World Cup qualifier, September 9, 2009) Israel battered Luxembourg thanks to a hat-trick from Elyaniv Barda, a brace from substitute Ben Sahar and further goals from Aviram Bruchyan and Omer Golan.


Zamalek 1 – Al Ittihad 0 (Egyptian Premier League, September 10, 2009) Sherif Ashraf sent the White Knights fans wild with a blistering free-kick in the eighth minute of the match.