Sevilla beat Atleti to win the Spanish Cup; Rotherham reach playoff final; Bilic lifts Croatia past Austria; Belgium beat Bulgaria; Croatia draw with Slovakia U21s; Chile ease past Qatar in Toulon

Atletico Madrid 0 – Sevilla 2 (Copa Del Rey Final, May 19, 2010) Diego Capel fired Sevilla into the lead with a 20-yard rocket after only five minutes of the Copa del Rey final against Atletico. Jesus Navas killed the match in injury time with a stunning solo second, the midfielder broke from inside his own house, rode two challenges before rounding the keeper and sealing the cup for the Andalusians.

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Rotherham 2 – Aldershot 0 (Agg. 3-0) (League Two semi-final playoffs second-leg, May 19, 2010) Adam Le Fondre was perfectly placed to nod home a rebound on the brink of halftime and Kevin Ellison made sure of their place in the final when he thumped home a header from close range with 22 minutes remaining.

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AEK Athens 2 – Olympiakos 1 (Greek Super League play-offs, May 19, 2010) Goals from Konstantinos Manolas and Ismael Blanco lead AEK to victory. Both AEK and Olympiakos qualified for the Europa League.

Aris 3 – PAOK 2 (Greek Super League play-offs, May 19, 2010) A ding-dong battle saw Aris take the lead three times through Stelios Malezas’s own goal, Javito’s second on the half hour and a late penalty from Campora before eventually seeing off PAOK. Even though they lost, PAOK secured a place in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

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All Boys 1 – Rosario Central 1 (Argentina relegation play-offs, May 19, 2010) Mauro Matos’s 15th minute opener for the hosts was cancelled out at the death by Guillermo Burdisso’s header from a corner.

Atletico Rafaela 1 – Gimnasia La Plata 0 (Argentina relegation play-offs, May 19, 2010) Blanco netted the only goal as he controlled a cross into the box on his chest before drilling home his shjot on the turn.

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Santos 3 – Gremio 1 (Copa do Brasil, May 19, 2010) Super Santos continued their stunning Samba football to beat Gremio with ease. Hugely promising midfielder Ganso, aka the Goose, fired Santos into the leading with a belting left-footed strike from 25-yards, before Robinho doubled the lead with a picture-perfect lob over the keeper in the 69th minute. Marques pulled a goal back for Gremio but a super solo third from Wesley three minutes from time sealed victory.

Vitoria 4 – Atletico GO 0 (Copa do Brasil, May 19, 2010) Quick-fire first half goals from Uelliton and Junior put Vitoria in control. Junior added a third at the start of injury time at the end of the match and, after Viafara had been booked for his paradinha penalty at the death, the goalie retook the spot-kick to add number four.

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Sao Paulo 2 – Cruzeiro 0 (Agg. 4-0) (Copa Libertadores, May 19, 2010) Cruzeiro had Kleber sent off in the opening minute for elbowing Sao Paulo’s Richarlyson. Sao Paulo took the lead when Hernanes fired into the top corner from Junior Cesar’s left cross midway through the first half. The hosts went further ahead eight minutes into the second half when another Junior Cesar cross was headed down by Fernandao to fellow striker Dagoberto, who lobbed keeper Fabio.

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Austria 0 – Croatia 1 (International Friendly, May 19, 2010) Substitute Mate Bilic scored the only goal of the game with four minutes remaining, beating Jurgen Macho following a fine ball inside from Drago Grabic.

Belgium 2 – Bulgaria 1 (International Friendly, May 19, 2010) The first half went against the hosts as Eden Hazard had a penalty saved while Ivelin Popov put the visitors in front just after the half hour. (First half highlights here.) But Gent’s Christophe Lepoint scored from close range in the 89th to level the score, and Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany scrambled the ball over the goalline in injury time for the unexpected victory.

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Croatia 1 – Slovakia 1 (U21 European Championship qualifier, May 19, 2010) Michal Duris slid Slovakia into the lead on the half hour. Two minutes later Ivan Rakitic equalised with a blistering strike into the far corner.

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Chile 4 – Qatar 2 (U20 Toulon Tournament, May 19, 2010) Carlos Munoz and Juan Abarca put Chile in front by the 14th minute. Alhaydos brought Qatar back into the match with a cute free kick but three minutes after the break Chile regained the lead with a header from Sebastian Toro. Alhaydos brought Qatar back into the match again only for Marco Medel to complete the win with 11 minutes to go.


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