Monday Night Football: Fulham cruise past Melbourne; Iraq beat Palestine in Baghdad

Melbourne Victory 0 – Fulham 3 (Friendly, July 11, 2009) Goals from Andy Johnson (penalty), Eddie Johnson and Erik Nevland helped Fulham to victory over the Australian A-League champions.

Benfica 2 – Shakhtar Donestk 0 (Friendly, July 13, 2009)

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Iraq 4 – Palestine 0 (International Friendly, July 13, 2009) Iraq, playing their first game in Baghdad since before the invasion, brushed aside the Palestinians in front of their wild home crowd. Hawar Mulah Mohammed scored in the 27th minute of the exhibition match, Karar Jassim and Alaa Abdul-Zahraa followed and Emad Mohammed scored the fourth from the penalty-spot for the Asian champions.

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AIK Stockholm 1 – IFK Gothenburg 0 (Allsvenskan, July 13, 2009) Former Blackburn defender Nils-Eric Johansson scored a scrappy goal from a corner just before the break that proved to be the match winner for AIK.

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Tromso 2 – Valarenga Oslo 0 (Eliteserien, July 13, 2009) Tommy Knarvik grabbed the first goal with a long range effort on 34 minutes. Veteran Sigurd Rushfeldt claimed the second on 88.

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Chivas USA 0 – LA Galaxy 1 (MLS, July 11, 2009) Edson Buddle planted home a first-half header to lead the Galaxy to victory. David Beckham watched from a suite alongside Zinedine Zidane.

San Jose Earthquakes 1 – Toronto FC 3 (MLS, July 11, 2009)


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