Schalke maintains title chances in derby win over Dortmund

Schalke 2 – Borussia Dortmund 1 (Bundesliga, February 26, 2010) Nuri Sahin fired Dortmund ahead from the penalty spot before Benedikt Howedes equalised in the 66th minute. Croatian playmaker Ivan Rakitic then popped up with the decisive goal seven minutes from time. The win moved Schalke to within one point of league leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

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ADO Den Haag 1 – Roda 2 (Eredivisie, February 26, 2010) Mads Junker broke the deadlock for the visitors on 25 minutes before Kees Luijckx equalised in the 41st minute. It looked like both sides would have to settle for a point until Anour Hadouir struck with just two minutes remaining.

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Uniao Leiria 0 – Vitoria Guimaraes 1 (Liga Sagres, February 26, 2010) Andrezinho’s penalty midway through the second half earned Vitoria the points.

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Antalyaspor 1 – Trabzonspor 1 (Super Lig, February 26, 2010) Both goals arrived in the opening stages of the match as Burak Yilmaz’s fifth minute opener for the visitors was cancelled out by home striker Necati Ates on the quarter hour.

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NK Zagreb 1 – NK Rijeka 1 (1. HNL, February 26, 2010) Besart Abdurahimi put the hosts ahead 20 minutes from time, but Rijeka levelled in the 87th minute through Radomir Djalovic’s muddy equaliser.

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Debrecen 3 – Diosgyor 1 (Borsodi Liga, February 26, 2010)

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Arsenal Sarandi 0 – Chacarita Juniors 3 (Clausura, February 26, 2010) A double from Diego Morales and a third from Facundo Parra wrapped up a fine away win for Chacarita.

Boca Juniors 1 – Estudiantes 1 (Clausura, February 26, 2010) Boca took the lead on 25 minutes when Martin Palermo converted a penalty. Estudiantes equalised two minutes into added time, Leandro Gonzalez collected the ball outside the penalty area and blasted home from 17-yards.


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