Goals on Saturday

Real Salt Lake 3 – Toronto FC 0 (MLS, June 27, 2009) RSL gained their first home win in two months thanks to goals from Yura Movsisyan, Kyle Beckerman and Clint Mathis.


Chicago Fire 1 – Tigres 2 (SuperLiga, June 27, 2009) The Fire lost but still advanced to the semi-finals of SuperLiga. Armando Pulido scored both goals for Tigres, the first after a fine passing move and the second was an excellent individual goal after he had beaten two defenders. Cuauhtemoc Blanco pulled one back from the penalty spot late on.

Chivas USA 1 – San Luis 1 (SuperLiga, June 27, 2009) Alfredo Moreno put the Mexicans ahead with a 53rd minute penalty after Chivas goalkeeper Lance Parker fouled Jose Reyes inside the penalty area. Atiba Harris equalised for Chivas with two minutes remaining, leaving both sides to be eliminated from the tournament.


Sao Paulo 2 – Nautico 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 27, 2009) Brazilian champions Sao Paulo got back to winning ways with goals from Jean Rolt and Hernanes.

Atletico Paraenense 1 – Corinthians 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 27, 2009) Paolo Baier scored the only goal of the game with a fine curling free-kick.

Cruzeiro 1 – Avai FC 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 27, 2009) A penalty from Ze Carlos four minutes before the break was the difference between the two sides.

Bareuri 4 – Atletico Mineiro 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 27, 2009)

Botafogo 1 – Goias 4 (Campeonato Brasileiro, June 27, 2009)


Urawa Red Diamonds 2 – Vissel Kobe 0 (J-League, June 27, 2009) The Urawa Reds won the match in the first half, Edmilson opened after just two minutes ghosting in at the back post to convert an early attack. Naohiro Takahara doubled the lead minutes before the break firing a low left-footed drive inside the near post after the hosts had put together a clinical attack from back to front.

Jubilo Iwata 2 – Kashiwa Reysol 3 (J-League, June 27, 2009) With half an hour remaining the game was going according to the form-book with Julio leading 2-1 thanks to goals from Sho Naruoka and Norihiro Nishi sandwiching Minoru Suganuma stike for the visitors. But second-bottom Kashiwa pulled the rabbit out tha hat in the final stages as Suganuma bagged his brace to equalise befoe Lee Tadanari stole the points with an 89th minute header.

Kyoto Sanga FC 2 – Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0 (J-League, June 27, 2009) Goals in either half from Yuta Someya and Hiroki Mizumoto earned Kyoto the three points.

FC Tokyo 2 – Shimizu S-Pulse 1 (J-League, June 27, 2009) Yohei Kajiyama put Tokyo ahead after only eight minutes, before Frode Johnsen pulled the visitors level a minute before the hour mark. But Tokyo regained the lead just four minutes later thanks to a goal from Naohiro Ishikawa.


Adelaide United 1 – Perth Glory 0 (Pre-Season friendly, June 27, 2009) Adelaide skipper Travis Dodd scored the only of the game after 25 minutes, but it was a beauty as Todd drifted in from the right hand side before waltzing past three defenders and the keeper to score.

Wisla Krakow 2 – Ruzomberok 1 (Pre-Season friendly, June 27, 2009)

VV Coxyde 2 – Club Brugge 4 (Pre-Season friendly, June 26, 2009)