Sunday, 25 August 2013

Games of the week - 24-26 Aug 2013

Fulham 1-3 Arsenal

Craven Cottage, Attendance 25622

Arsenal opened the scoring after Olivier Giroud scored after 14 minutes. Lukas Podolski doubled the gunners lead 4 minutes from half time. Poldolski sealed the deal by making it 3-0 with 22 minutes to go. Darren Bent got a consolation goal with 13 minutes to go.

MoTM: Lukas Podolski
Video : Hespress HD

Dundee Utd 4-0 St Johnstone 

Tannadice, Attendance 6992

Dundee United took the lead early on with a wonder goal from Keith Watson followed by a header from David Goodwillie in his first goal in his second spell at Dundee United. Gary Mackay-Steven scored a fantastic goal just before half-time. Stuart Armstrong made it four as he scored from inside the box after 53 minutes.

MoTM: Ryan Dow (Dundee United)
Video: SPFL

Bayer Leverkausen 4-2 Borrusia Monchengladbach

BayArena, Attendance 29243

Stefan Klessing took the lead for Bayer with a 23rd minute penalty, followed 5 minutes later with a goal from Sidney Sam. Two quickfire goals from Monchengladbach brought them level. Sam scored once again to take the lead on the hour mark. Gonzalo Castro sealed the deal 18 minutes from time.

MoTM: Sidney Sam
Video: Sport Channel

Charlton 1 a 3 Doncaster Rovers 

The Valley, Match Abandoned at Half Time

Paul Keegan opened the scoring after two minutes for Doncaster. Before Chris Brown (not the rapper) scored twice in five minutes to make it 3-0. The referee took the players off the field before returning. Charlton got a goal back on 36 minutes scored by Simon Church. At Half Time, referee Lee Collins decided to abandon the match. Paul Keegan was booked twice and sent-off but his goal (his celebration is what he got booked for) won't count but he will have to serve his suspension.

MoTM: British Summer
Video: Football League Championship

Cardiff City 3-2 Manchester City

Cardiff City Stadium, Attendance 27068

Edzen Dzeko took the lead at the start of the second half. Aron Gunnerson equalised on the hour mark. Fraizer Campbell scored for Cardiff twice in eight minutes (79 and 87) to make it 3-1. New signing Alvaro Negredo scored in the 93rd minute but Manchester City were unable to score an equaliser in the three additional minutes remaining.

MoTM: Fraizer Campbell (Cardiff)
Video: ArsenalLoversHD

Celtic 2-2 Inverness CT

Parkhead, Attendance 45160 
Celtic's woes continue as they had to come back from two goals down against Inverness as Doran and Foran gave the visitors a two goal lead. Charlie Mulgrew and Adam Matthews were able to salvage a point in this top of the table clash in the Scottish Premiership.

MoTM: Andrew Doran
Video: SPFL

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