Soccer News of Monday, 20 August 2012

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In the Premier League, Michael Essien was an unused substitute as Chelsea won 2-0 at Wigan Athletic.

In the Championship, Albert Adomah played the full match as Bristol City lost 0-1 to Nottingham Forest.


In Ligue 1, Rabiu Mohammed played the full match as Evian Thonon Gaillard lost 0-1 to Brest.

John Boye was booked in the 20th minute and played the full match as Rennes lost 0-1 to Bordeaux.

Andre Ayew was replaced in the 90th minute by Florian Raspentino, whilst younger brother Jordan Ayew replaced Mathieu Valbuena in the 83rd minute as Marseille beat Sochaux 2-0. Ishmael Yartey replaced Sloan Privat in the 68th minute for Sochaux.

In Ligue 2, Haminu Dramani replaced Maurice Dale in injury time as Arles beat Angers 2-0.


In La Liga, Mubarak Wakaso scored in the 6th minute, was booked in the 63rd minute and was replaced by Alfonso in the 69th minute as Espanyol lost 1-2 to Mallorca.


In the third round of the Italian Cup, Masahudu Alhassan was booked in the 28th minute and replaced by Andrea Peverelli in the 63rd minute as Novara lost 0-2 to Fiorentina.

Daniel Kofi Agyei replaced Antonio Zito in the 89th minute as Juve Stabia beat Sampdoria 4-3 on penalties after extra time scores of 1-1.


In the Pro League, Abdul Yakinu Iddi replaced Wannes Van Tricht in the 67th minute as Mechelen lost 1-2 to Lokeren.

Rahim Ayew was an unused substitute as Lierse drew 1-1 with Gent.

Abraham Kudemor was replaced by Kenneth Houdret in the 70th minute as Charleroi lost 2-6 to Standard Liege.


In the Superliga, Kolja Afriyie was booked in the 13th minute and played the full match as Midtjylland lost 0-3 to AAB.

Enoch Kofi Adu played the full game as Nordsjaelland beat AGF 1-0.

Korea Republic

In the K-League, Derek Asamoah played the full match as Pohang Steelers beat Daegu 4-2.


In the Eredivisie, Nana Akwasi Asare scored in the 43rd minute and was replaced by Jacob Mulenga in the 73rd minute as Utrecht beat VVV 3-1.

Kwame Quansah played the full match as Heracles lost 1-3 to AZ Alkmaar.

Matthew Amoah was an unused substitute as Heerenveen drew 1-1 with Feyernoord.


In the National Cup quarterfinals, Adam Kwarasey was in goal for the entire match whilst Razak Nuhu was an unused substitute as Stromsgodset lost 3-4 to Brann.


In the Primeira Liga, Christian Atsu replaced James Rodriguez in the 71st minute as Porto drew 0-0 with Gil Vicente.

South Africa

In the MTN8 Cup semifinal first leg, Edwin Gyimah was sent off in the 44th minute as Supersport United drew 0-0 with Orlando Pirates.


In the Allsvenskan, David Accam replaced Rachid Bouaouzan in the 78th minute as Helsingborg lost 1-2 to Elfsborg.


In the Premier League, Daniel Addo was an unused substitute as Zorya drew 2-2 with Volyn.

Dominic Adiyiah played the full match as Arsenal Kyiv beat Illichivets 2-1.

United States

In the MLS, Gershon Koffie was booked in the 90th minute and played the full match as Vancouver Whitecaps lost 0-2 to Seattle Sounders.

Patrick Nyarko was replaced by Marco Pappa in the 76th minute whilst Dominic Oduro replaced Scott Macdonald in the 71st minute as Chicago Fire beat New England Revolution 2-1.