Ten-man Ghana overcame Brazil 4-3 on penalties in the Under-20 World Cup final in Cairo to become the first African side to win the tournament. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu scored the winning penalty after Brazil’s Maicon had fired over the bar when a successful spot-kick would have handed Brazil the title for a record fifth time
Bolivia used their home advantage to claim another big scalp in South American World Cup qualifying as they beat Brazil 2-1 in La Paz.
Liverpool’s Champions League hopes took a blow as teenage Montenegro international Stevan Jovetic scored both goals to give Italian side Fiorentina a deserved 2-0 Group E victory. It was Liverpool’s first away defeat in Europe since the semifinal loss at Chelsea in April 2008, and only their ninth away reverse in 38 attempts under manager Rafael Benitez
Cristiano Ronaldo continued his sensational scoring form as Real Madrid again flattered to deceive before overwhelming bottom club Xerez 5-0 to take top spot in Spain. Ronaldo netted two more goals, the first after only 45 seconds, to maintain his record of having scored in every game for his new club following his world-record $130 million transfer from Manchester United
Bayern Munich plummeted to ninth in the Bundesliga table as they crashed to a second consecutive league defeat with a 1-0 loss at Hanover on Saturday as Hamburg returned to the top. After being crushed 5-2 at home to Werder Bremen the week before,the reigning champions Bayern slumped again and goalkeeper Michael Rensing was wrong-footed when Szabolcs Huszti fired in a free kick after 23 minutes