Frankowski, Soumare score
Returning to league play following a disappointing 4-1 loss
last week to Widzew Lodz, Tomasz Frankowski kept up this season’s frenetic
scoring pace, striking in the 86th minute of Jagiellonia Bialystok’s
1-0 home win over Polonia Warszawa Friday night. See video of Frankowski’s strike below:
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The winner was Frankowski’s eighth of the season, and tied
the 36-year-old striker for first in the league with Korona Kielce’s Andrzej
The result moved Jagiellonia to 8-2-1 and 25 points, two ahead
of second place Korona. Earlier in the week Jagiellonia used Maciej Makuszewski’s
19th minute strike to advance to the quarterfinals of the Polish
Cup. Frankowski did not appear in the match.
Jagiellonia and Frankowski will look to extend their league
leads when they visit Chicago Sister Cities International Cup participants,
Legia Warszawa Saturday.
Bakary Soumare chipped
in his first league goal, helping French Ligue 2 side U.S. Boulogne to a 1-0
win over Reims with his 80th minute strike Friday night.
The result takes Boulogne’s impressive league unbeaten
streak to 13 games (3-0-10; 19 points) and moves the side from northwest France
into 7th place, just four back of league leading Sedan.
Soumare and Boulogne hope to continue their climb up the
Ligue 2 table towards a promotion place when they host third-place Tours next
Monday, November 8.
Cuauhtemoc Blanco assisted
on the first goal of Irapuato’s 2-1 win at Guerreros in Hermosillo on Saturday.
Blanco centered a cross from the left which Mexican striker
Luis Valdes made no mistake with, burying the chance past Alfredo Frausto.
Guerreros equalized through Uruguayan striker Hector Gimenez
six minutes later, but would have to play a man down after a second yellow was
shown to Jesus Otero in the 33rd minute.
The sides went into the half knotted at 1-1, but it took
Irapuato just two minutes after the break to find the winner, with Valdes striking
his second of the match.
The result moves Irapuato into 6th place with a
7-6-2 record and 23 points. They’ll look to move up the Liga Ascenso table when
they host Altamira on Saturday.
Paraguayan defender Lider
Marmol went 180 minutes in two Atlante wins last week.
The former Fire defender played the whole of both matches as
Atlante downed Queretaro 1-0 on Wednesday, and Necaxa 2-1 on Sunday in the
The two-match win streak is the longest the side has had
since back-to-back wins in March.
With two matches remaining in the 2010 Apertura, Atlante are
4-8-3 (15 points) and fifth out of six teams in Group B.
Potros de Hierro
will host Mexican giants Club America in their second-to-last match of the
season this Saturday.
U.S. international winger DaMarcus Beasley made his second appearance for Hannover 96,
playing 13 minutes in the club’s 4-0 loss to Hoffenheim Sunday.
Things were going fine for the north German side until a
second yellow to midfielder Manuel Schmiedebach in the 19th minute
left them to play a man down for the remaining 71 minutes. Hoffenheim took it
to them as Icelandic striker Gylfi Thor Sigurdsson scored twice (45th, 48th
minute) and assisted on the third, a goal from Senegalese midfielder Demba Ba
(51st minute). German youngster Peniel Mlapa added a fourth in the
Beasley was brought on six minutes
later to little avail as the result was already known.
The loss moves Hannover to 5-4-1 (16 points), putting them
sixth in the Bundesliga. Die Roten
will next host league leaders Borussia Dortmund on Sunday.
Botswanan international Dipsy
Selolwane went the full 90 minutes in SuperSport United’s 2-0 loss to
Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday.
Kaizer Chiefs took the lead just before the half with
Knowledge Musona’s 41st minute goal. Despite going down a man
following Kaizer Motaung’s 56th minute red card, Chiefs found a
second goal through Siyabuelela Sonqwiqi’s strike in the 84th
The loss moves SuperSport United to 2-3-1 (7 points) and
ninth-place in the South African Premier League.
Selolwane’s club will return to league play with a visit to
Maritzburg United on Wednesday, November 10.