Leicester’s Waghorn inflicits another defeat on home-sick Reading; Benfica smack Nacional for six

Reading 0 – Leicester 1 (Championship, October 26, 2009) Leicester moved into fifth place in the Championship following a hard-fought victory over Reading, on-loan striker Martin Waghorn headed in the winner from Matt Oakley’s cross on the stroke of halftime.

All the goals from the weekend’s action in the Championship can be seen here.


Benfica 6 – Nacional 1 (Superliga, October 26, 2009) After Edgar Costa cancelled out Oscar Cardozo’s 17th-minute opener, Benfica took control. Javier Saviola gave the home side a halftime lead before he and Cardozo both helped themselves to another each – the latter from the spot. Nuno Gomes made it 5-1 with four minutes to play before Cardozo’s second penalty of the match completed his hat-trick. Nacional’s capitulation was complete in the closing stages with Bruno Patacas sent off in the 85th minute and Joao Aurelio following him in injury time.


GAIS 0 – Brommapojkarna 1 (Allsvenskan, October 26, 2009) Philip Haglund’s header 15 minutes from time proved enough for the visitors.