VIDEO: Bayern beat Manchester United on penalties; Lansbury (Arsenal) & Delfouneso (Villa) lead the Young Lions to the Euro U19 final; Fulham batter Vetra in the Europa League

Manchester United 0 – Bayern Munich 0 (Pens. 6-7) (Audi Cup final, July 30, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) United and Bayern played out a goalless first half (highlights here) in the Audi Cup final with the Germans unfortunate not to have scored for all of their efforts. Neither side were able to score in the second half either (highlights here), as Bayern won an epic shoot-out 7-6.

Bayern’s Audi Cup winning celebrations can be seen here.

AC Milan 1 – Boca Juniors 1 (Pens. 4-5) (Audi Cup, July 30, 2009) (Longer highlights here.) Thiago Silva handed AC Milan a halftime lead over Boca turning in the opener from a 26th minute corner. (First half highlights here.) Just as it looked like the Rossoneri would close out the match Lucas Viatri sent a well directed header back across goal to equalise in the 87th minute. Boca went on the win the shoot-out.

Ronaldinho’s individual match highlights can be seen here. There are also highlights for Oguchi Onyewu, Thiago Silva and Rene Gattuso.

Monaco 0 – Inter Milan 1 (Friendly, July 30, 2009) New signing Diego Milito struck the winner for Mourinho’s men in the second half, controlling the ball in the box and finishing with aplomb.

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England 3 – France 1 (AET) (U19 European Championships semi-final, July 30, 2009) The Young Lions had a bad start against the old enemy, the French broke down the left through the industrious Yacine Brahimi, and when the ball arrived in the box Magaye Gueye slotted in an 8th minute opener. England equalised in the 37th minute, Danny Drinkwater’s free-kick rebounded straight off the wall, the ball fell to Arsenal’s Henri Lansbury and the midfielder struck a beauty from 20-yards out. The second half brought no more goals but the French had Corchia sent off with 20 minutes remaining. In extra-time England made their advantage count as Villa’s Nathan Delfouneso put the Lions ahead for the first time in the match. In the 105th minute Delfouneso put the match to bed with his second, a wonderful jinking run capped off with a calm finish.

Serbia 1 – Ukraine 3 (U19 European Championships semi-final, July 30, 2009) The Ukraine scored after 42 seconds against Serbia through a fine Evgeniy Shakhov low shot. The match was tied after 23 minutes as the hugely promising Danijel Aleksic brought the Serbs level but the Ukraine went into the break ahead through a wonderful 25-yarder from Denys Harmash.

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FK Vetra 0 – Fulham 3 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) It took the Cottagers until the stroke of halftime to score against Vetra, but an incisive passing move opened up the Lithuanians and Bobby Zamora applied the finish. Danny Murphy doubled the lead from the spot and Fulham virtually confirmed their passage to the next round as Seol Ki-Hyeon added a late third.

Steaua Bucharest 3 – Motherwell 0 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Captain Stephen Craigan’s scored an unfortunate own-goal on the half hour mark, and Banel Nicolita extended the home side’s lead in first half injury time. Steaua should have been 3-up but on-loan Everton goalkeeper John Ruddy saved Dorin Goian’s spot kick before the interval. Bogdan Stancu headed a third on 60 minutes from Rafal Grzelak’s cross to crush the Scots hope.

Roma 3 – Gent 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Leye Mbaye had given the Belgians a 1-0 lead after 23 minutes and Luciano Spalletti’s side had to wait until the second half for defender Philippe Mexes to level. Forwards Francesco Totti (penalty) and Mirko Vucinic completed the turnaround to give Roma a two-goal lead heading into the second leg.

PSV Eindhoven 1 – Cherno More Varna 0 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Dirk Marcellis claimed the only goal of the game for the home side.

Athletic Bilbao 0 – Young Boys Bern 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Seydou Doumbia’s 23rd-minute strike sealed the victory, condemning the Spanish Copa del Rey finalists to a surprising defeat.

Fenerbahce 5 – Budapest Honved 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Spanish strker Daniel Güiza got a hat-trick as Fener demolished Honved, with Roberto Carlos (the Brazilian injured himself in the process) and Alex also scoring in a 5-1 success.

Sevojno 0 – Lille 2 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Lille won in Serbia with Robert Vittek and Eden Hazard scoring before halftime.

Dinamo Tbilisi 2 – Red Star Belgrade 0 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Red Star’s European dreams hang by a thread after conceding late goals in each half to Giorgi Merebashvili and Levan Khmaladze.

CSKA Sofia 1 – Derry City 0 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Ivan Stoyanov crashed home a 74th minute winner to down the Irish.

Maccabi Netanya 1 – Galatasaray 4 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) After Yampolsky handed the Israelis the lead, Balta pulled Gala level before Harry Kewell, Sarioglu and Milan Baros left the Turks with one foot in the next round.

Valerenga Oslo 1 – PAOK 2 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Adelino cracked in a beautiful free-kick to give PAOK the lead, before Zlatan Muslimovic added the second for the Greeks. Jarl-Andre Storbaek pulled a goal back for the Finns with a header.

IFK Gothenburg 1 – Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) IFK took the lead through Tobias Hysen before Hapoel struck back with a superb win in the final 15 minutes. Itay Shechter, Samuel Yeboah and Bibras Natkho did the damage for the Israelis.

Rabotnicki 3 – OB Odense 4 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009) Caca proved the hero for Odense with a hat-trick.

Brondby 1 – Legia Warsaw 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

Fredrikstad 1 – Lech Poznan 6 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

Metalurg Donetsk 2 – NK Ljubljana 0 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

FC Honka 0 – Karabakh 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

Vojvodina Novi Sad 1 – Austria Vienna 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

NK Rijeka 1 – Metalist Kharkiv 2 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

FC Vaslui 2 – Omonia Nicosia 0 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

Zilina 1 – Hajduk Split 1 (Europa League qualifier, July 30, 2009)

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W Connection 2 – New York Red Bulls 2 (CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round first leg, July 30, 2009) Jonathan Fera put the home side ahead from close range, NY turned the game around with goals from Oebster and Pacheco before Hughtun Hector found the home side’s equaliser.

Herediano 2 – Cruz Azul 6 (CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round first leg, July 30, 2009) Javier Orozco was the stand out performer, claiming a hat-trick for the Mexican side.

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Flamengo 3 – Atletico Mineiro 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 30, 2009) Eder Luis gave Atletico an early lead to boost their hopes of returning to the top of the league but goals from Leonardo Moura, Kleberson and Everton ensured the fans in the Maracana went home happy.

Sao Paulo 2 – Gremio 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 30, 2009) Dagoberto claimed a brace, Tcheco pulled one back from a penalty.

Avai FC 4 – Vitoria 0 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 30, 2009)


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