Goals on Friday

FC Cologne 1 – Monchengladbach 1 (Bundesliga, March 19, 2010) A low drive from outside the box from Marco Reus ten minutes into the second half put Gladbach in front at Cologne. The relegation-threatened hosts picked up a point in the 79th minute, Maniche rolling back the years with a sublime drive into the top corner from the edge of the box.

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Heerenveen 4 – NEC Nijmegen 1 (Eredivisie, March 19, 2010) The hosts had fallen behind when John Goossens netted with 12 minutes played, but from there Heerenveen dominated. Serial goalscorer Gerald Sibon levelled from the penalty spot after 30 minutes and his second sent them ahead four minutes after halftime. That was the way it stayed until a incident-filled injury time when Jeffrey Sarpong was handed a straight red before a Michel Breuer penalty and a Samir Fazli strike put the seal on a convincing win.

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Spartak Nalchik 2 – Alania Vladikavkaz 1 (Russian Premier League, March 19, 2010) Nalchik picked up their first win of the season courtesy of first half goals from Alexander Schanitsin and Gogita Gogua. Georgiy Bazaev’s second half penalty for Alania proved mere consolation.

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Kasimpasa 2 – Besiktas 2 (Super Lig, March 19, 2010) Gokhan Gulec fired Kasimpasa into a 62nd minute lead before Besiktas with two goals in three minutes from Rodrigo Tello and Bobo. An 87th minute equaliser from Sahin Aygunes earned the hosts a point.

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Metalurg Donetsk 1 – Dynamo Kiev 1 (Ukrainian Premier League, March 19, 2010) Kiev took a 12th minute lead through Artem Milevsky, but a late strike from Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave Metalurg a point.

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Arka Gdynia 2 – Cracovia Krakow 0 (Ekstraklasa, March 19, 2010) Second half goals from Joel Tshibamba and Tadas Labukas earned Arka the three points.

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Atletico Tucuman 1 – Estudaintes 3 (Clausura, March 19, 2010) Mauro Boselli scored from an early penalty before Juan Azconzabal equalized with a header. Jose Sosa put Estudiantes back on top in the 76th with a perfectly aimed free-kick, and Boselli sealed the win in the 76th.

Huracan 2 – Chacarita Juniors 0 (Clausura, March 19, 2010) Huracan snapped their two-match losing string with goals from Gino Clara and Paolo Goltz.


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