Volendam 1 - Ajax 2 (Eredivisie, December 7, 2008) Volendam lead after when Gerson Sheotahul turned in Aaron Meijers’ cross in the 41st minute. Miralem Sulejmani set up Luis Suarez for Ajax’s equaliser, and the Amsterdammers took all three points to stay second as Jan Vertonghen headed in the winner.
Feyenoord 1 - De Graafschap 3 (Eredivisie, December 7, 2008) De Graafschap secured their first away win of the season. Jason Oost gave the visitors the perfect start with only 11 minutes on the clock before Geert Den Ouden’s second-half brace (49 and 69) silenced the De Kuip Stadion. Kevin Hofland pulled one back for Feyenoord 11 minutes from the end but it was nothing more than a consolation.
AZ Alkmaar 2 - Heracles 0 (Eredivisie, December 6, 2008) AZ continued their charge at the top of the league as Ari and Mounir El Hamdaoui chalked up a goal apiece.
Roda 3 - Vitesse Arnhem 0 (Eredivisie, December 6, 2008)
Ankaragucu 0 - Galatasaray 3 (Super Lig, December 7, 2008) Milan Baros scored a brace and Harry Kewell got the other as Gala cruised to an easy win.
Trabzonspor 2 - Kocaelispor 1 (Super Lig, December 7, 2008)
Maritimo 0 - Benfica 6 (Super Liga, December 7, 2008) David Suazo and Nuno Gomes scored twice each and Spaniard winger Jose Antonio Reyes and Brazilian defender Luisao completed the rout as Benfica stormed to top spot in Portugal.
Rio Ave 2 - Naval 0 (Super Liga, December 7, 2008)
Olympiakos 1 - Levadiakos 0 (Greek Super League, December 7, 2008)
PAOK 1 - Asteras Tripolis 1 (Greek Super League, December 7, 2008)
AEK 1 - Panthrakikos 0 (Greek Super League, December 7, 2008)
Copenhagen 5 - Horsens 2 (SAS Lagen, December 7, 2008)
Dinamo Zagreb 3 - NK Zagerb 1 (1. HNL, December 7, 2008) Champions Dinamo Zagreb stayed in the driving seat ahead of the winter break, goals from Bosko Balaban, Sammir and Mario Mandzukic gave Dinamo a 3-nil lead before Davor Vugrinec pulled one back for the visitors.