Backup striker Luis Adriano (18) stunned European champions Barcelona in the title match of the FIFA Club World Cup, scoring the game's only goal in the 82nd minute. Brazil's Internacional became the second straight South American champ to win the tournament of the world's regional champions.
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Al-Ahly 2, Club América 1
Mohamed Aboutrika scored twice in the third-place match at the Club World Cup, helping African champion Al-Ahly upset Mexico's América. Aboutrika scored three goals in the tournament as the Egyptian club put on a surprisingly strong showing, barely losing to Internacional in the semis.
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West Ham 1, Manchester United 0
Slumping Hammers captain Nigel Reo-Coker (left) came off the bench to score the game's only goal as relegation-threatened West Ham upset first-place Manchester United in Alan Curbishley's debut as manager. The loss shrunk Man United's lead atop the English Premier League to only two points.
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Inter Milan 2, Messina 0
Inter players mob Marco Materazzi (middle) after the defender scored on a spectacular bicycle kick in the 49th minute to open the scoring against Messina. The Nerazzurri's victory was their ninth in Serie A, equaling a club record.
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Sevilla 3, Recreativo Huelva 1
Frédéric Kanouté's 35th-minute goal helped Sevilla to victory and into first place in the Spanish league. The defending UEFA Cup champions will enter the winter break on top of the Liga standings.
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Olympique Lyon 4, Racing Lens 0
Sydney Gouvou (left) and five-time defending champion Lyon continued their romp through the French league, routing second-place Lens and opening a 17-point lead in Ligue 1. Lyon has lost only once in 18 league matches.
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Chelsea 3, Everton 2
Didier Drogba (center) celebrates with teammates Ricardo Carvalho and Salomon Kalou after his 87th-minute goal ensured Chelsea a victory at Goodison Park. Drogba has 10 goals through 18 matches, tops in the Premiership.
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Werder Bremen 2, VfL Wolfsburg 1
Bremen players get into the holiday spirit after their victory ensured them the best record in the Bundesliga leading into the six-week winter break, ending Bayern Munich's stranglehold on the ceremonial title.
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Real Madrid 1, Espanyol 0
Robinho (right) controls the ball against Espanyol's Moises Hurtado during Real's victory in Barcelona. Ruud van Nistelrooy scored the game's only goal in the 50th minute, helping Real stay a point back in Spain.
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FC Porto 4, Paços de Ferreira 0
Argentine defender Lucho González (right) taps the ball past Paços keeper Peçanha as Portuguese heavyweight Porto continued its dominance atop the Liga. Porto has won seven straight and is gunning for its 21st league title.
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Liverpool 3, Charlton 0
Captain Steven Gerrard (left) punctuated Liverpool's third straight win with his curling goal in the 88th minute. After their slow start to the Premiership season, the Reds haven't lost in six league matches and have outscored their opponents 11-0 over their last three.
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