PSV 2, AZ Alkmaar 2 (Eredivisie, Feb. 14, 2009) (Longer highlights here): Stijn Schaars set up Gill Swerts for AZ’s opening goal in the 12th. Maarten Martens then doubled the lead for the visitors in the 29th. Demy de Zeeuw missed a penalty for AZ before Danny Koevermans pulled one back in 49th, and then Koevermans levelled for PSV in the 83rd off Francisco Rodriguez’s pass.
Twente 2, Volendam 1 (Eredivisie, Feb. 14, 2009) (Longer highlights here): Paul de Lange put Volendam ahead from the penalty spot after six minutes, but the turning point came when Gerry Koning was shown a red card 12 minutes later. Marko Arnautovic equalised for Steve McClaren’s side on 28 minutes, and Blaise N’Kufo then scored a penalty in the 34th minute.
Den Haag 1, De Graafschap 0 (Eredivisie, Feb. 14, 2009) (Longer highlights here): Den Haag suffered an early blow when Christiaan Kum was sent off in the 14th minute. De Graafschap could not capitalise on their numerical advantage, and Berry Powell netted the decisive goal for Den Haag three minutes before halftime.
Belenenses 1, Sporting Lisbon 2 (Superliga, Feb. 14, 2009): Marcelo’s diving header put Belenenses ahead. Simon Vukcevic drew Sporting level, and Helder Postiga completed the comeback for the visitors.
Braga 0, Leixoes 1 (Superliga, Feb. 14, 2009) Midway through the second half Leixoes broke down the right hand side and whipped a ball into the centre of the box, where Nuno Frechaut inexcusably sent a diving header past his own keeper.
Standard Liege 4, Tubize 0 (Jupiler League, Feb. 14, 2009): Igor de Camargo gave Standard a 1-0 lead on 35 minutes, and Steven Defour doubled the gap four minutes later from the penalty spot. After the break Christian Benteke fired in the third, leaving Hirac Yagan to add a fourth just before full time.
Lokeren 2, Roeselare 1 (Jupiler League, Feb. 14, 2009)
Antalyaspor 1, Galatasaray 0 (Super Lig, Feb. 14, 2009): Ahmet Kuru got on the end of a cross on the hour mark to give Antalyaspor the three points.
Fenerbahce 7, Hacettepe 0 (Super Lig, Feb. 14, 2009) (Longer highlights here): Fener ripped Hacettepe to shreds in the first half. Alex opened after 10 minutes, and he added a second four minutes later. Lugano, Senturk, and Deivid da Souza all got in on the act before the break, and in the second half Senturk bagged his brace while Alex completed his hat trick.
Olympiakos 2, Aris 1 (Greek Super League, Feb. 14, 2009): Weak defending allowed Predrag Djordjevic to put the hosts ahead in the first half. Olympiakos won a penalty in the second half; Sifakis stopped Galletti’s initial spot kick as well as a rebound by Papadopoulos, but Galletti eventually scored the second. Vassilis Torosidis’ own goal gave the scoreline more respectability for Aris.
Levadiakos 0, PAOK 3 (Greek Super League, Feb. 14, 2009): On a bog of a pitch at Levadiakos, PAOK’s Sergio Conceicao picked up on a loose punch from the keeper to roll the ball into the empty net. After the break, an attack built by Muslimovic and Canceicao was finished by Olivier Sorlin, and Vladan Ivic added a third from the spot.
AEK Athens 1, Thrasivoulos 0 (Greek Super League, Feb. 14, 2009): Panagiotis Taxtsidis won the match with a 90th minute shot on turn.
RB Salzburg 3, Dinamo Zagreb 4 (Friendly, Feb. 14, 2009)
Dinamo Bucuresti 1, Randers FC 0 (Friendly, Feb. 14, 2009): Silviu Izvoranu claimed the only goal with three minutes remaining.
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