Sunday, September 28, 2008

The Zarate Kid Show

Football – A Big Performance from Mauro Zarate

Not much of highlights from Spain as on Saturday, the big two needed a last minute goal to win in their respective matches.

Gabriel HEINZE opened the scoring in the 19th minute as the defending champions Real Madrid defeated Real Betis away.While Lionel MESSI scored the winning goal for Barcelona from the penalty spot against their city rival Espanyol.
In Italy, with three minutes left to play, German DENIS strikes the winner for Napoli in their 1-0 win over Bologna away.While Lazio produce a sensation performance away to Torino as they defeated the Turin side 3-1 with two goals and an assist from in-form striker Mauro ZARATE. He first set up Goran PANDEV's opener in the 30th minute and later fired a swerving shot to double Lazio's lead in the 64th minute. With seven minutes from time, Lazio were awarded a penalty which also saw Torino's goalkeeper Matteo SERENI sent off. ZARATE step up to take the kick from the spot and converted it comfortably.

In the French league, Fernando CAVENAGHI was on target as he scored Bordeaux equalizer in their 1-1 draw against St Etienne.

In Russia, Clemente RODRIGUEZ was on target for Spartak Moscow in their 2-0 win away to YFK Shinnik Yaroslav. While UEFA Cup winner Zenit St Petersburg came away with a 3-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow with Alejandro DOMINGUEZ among the scorer. Hector BRACAMONTE was the hero in FC Moscow in their 1-0 win over FK Rubin Kazan in the Russian Premier League.

Nacho SCOCCO scored for AEK Athens in their 2-2 draw with Panionios in the Greek Super League.While Larissa came away with a 3-1 win over Panserraikos with Marcelo SARMIENTO and Facundo PARRA among the goal scorer.

Gustavo COLMAN scored the opening goal for Trabzonspor in their 3-2 win over Antalyaspor in the Turkish Super League.

In Cyprus, Francisco AGUIRRE scored the second goal for Omonia Nicosia against Atromitos Yeroskipou.

Sebastian DUBARBIER scored for CFR Cluj in their 1-1 draw against Steaua Bucharest in the Romanian League.

Finally, Seba's beloved QPR were defeated at home by Derby County in the English Championship with Emanuel VILLA scoring the second goal for the Rams.

NFL – Another Perfect Kicking From Gramatica

The New Orleans Saints return to winning ways after 31-17 win against the San Francisco 49ers. After missing a couple field goals against the Broncos last week, Martin GRAMATICA was perfect on the kicking duties.

He made four extra points after touchdowns from Lance MOORE (2), Robert MEACHEM and Deuce McALLISTER. He also converted a 31 yard field goal in the fourth quarter.


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