Wins for Doncaster, West Brom & Norwich in the Carling Cup; Blooming-River Plate match called off after fan attacks player

Blooming 0 – River Plate 1 (Match Suspended) (Copa Sudamericana, August 11, 2009) Puppo’s scrappy goal just after the hour looked to have given the Argentinean giants the win but with 20 minutes remaining a fan burst on to the pitch with a knife and hit River’s Henry Gimenez, forcing the game to be called off. Gimenez escaped unhurt and the crowd reacted by throwing objects onto the field.

LDU de Quito 1 – Libertad 0 (Copa Sudamericana, August 11, 2009) Neicer Reasco netted the winner seconds before half-time, getting a rebound after Libertad goalkeeper Bernardo Medina saved a Christian Lara shot.


Notts County 0 – Doncaster 1 (Carling Cup, August 11, 2009) James Coppinger finished off a free-flowing move with a fine long-range finish for the only goal of the game.

Bury 0 – West Brom 2 (Carling Cup, August 11, 2009) Early goals from Graham Dorrans and an og from Mike Jones sealed the won for Roberto di Matteo’s men.

Yeovil 0 – Norwich 4 (Carling Cup, August 11, 2009) The Canaries bounced back from conceding seven goals at home on Saturday, Grant Holt claimed a hat-trick.


Napoli 1 – Racing Santander 1 (Friendly, August 11, 2009) Bogliacino’s opener for Napoli was cancelled out by Juanjo.

Stuttgart 0 – Real Zaragoza 2 (Friendly, August 11, 2009)


Portugal U21 2 – Northern Ireland U21 1 (Friendly, August 11, 2009) Portugal scored twice in five minutes around the hour mark through Ceantrao and Hector Yazlade. Shane Duffy scored a penalty for the away side with sixteen minutes to go.

Bulgaria U21  1 – Ghana U21 2 (Friendly, August 11, 2009)


Atletico GO 2 – Ipatinga 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro B, August 11, 2009) Goalkeeper Marcio put the home side in front with an excellent free-kick. Elias doubled the lead just before the hour mark but a brace from Marcelo levelled things up.

America RN 2 0 Vasco Da Gama 2 (Campeonato Brasileiro B, August 11, 2009)

Guarani 2 – Ceara 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro B, August 11, 2009)