The official website for European football

Angan secures Molde victory against Ventspils

Published: Wednesday 18 July 2012, 23.08CET
Molde FK 3-0 FK Ventspils
A Davy Claude Angan double helped Ole Gunnar Solskjær's charges stride to a comfortable home win against the Latvian champions.
by Håkon Monssen
from Molde Stadion
Angan secures Molde victory against Ventspils
Davy Claude Angan (right) beat Ventspils goalkeeper Maksims Uvarenko twice ©Per Tormod Nilsen
Published: Wednesday 18 July 2012, 23.08CET

Angan secures Molde victory against Ventspils

Molde FK 3-0 FK Ventspils
A Davy Claude Angan double helped Ole Gunnar Solskjær's charges stride to a comfortable home win against the Latvian champions.

Davy Claude Angan struck twice in the second half to help Ole Gunnar Solskjær's Molde FK ease to a comfortable home second qualifying round first-leg win against FK Ventspils on their UEFA Champions League return.

The Norwegian titleholders, who played in the 1999/2000 group stage on their only previous entry, took 53 minutes to break the deadlock, but two Angan goals either side of a Vegard Forren penalty ensured a healthy lead for next Tuesday's away leg.

Angan could have scored on the half-hour when he was sent clear with only Ventspils goalkeeper Maksims Uvarenko to beat but shot to the right of goal. Six minutes later Molde captain Magne Hoseth hit the inside of a post from the edge of the box and soon after Uvarenko again denied Angan.

However, it was a different story eight minutes into the second half as Angan got his head to Magnus Eikrem's free-kick. The ball hit a Ventspils defender and the left-hand post, falling for Angan to poke into the empty net.

It was 2-0 on 74 minutes. Jo Inge Berget was pushed over in the box by Oļegs Timofejevs and Forren made no mistake from the spot, sending Uvarenko the wrong way. Molde increased their advantage when Daniel Hestad, who had replaced Hoseth late in the first half, sent a perfect pass in for Angan to again beat Uvarenko.

Last updated: 18/07/12 23.41CET

Related information

Team profiles
Related match
  • SSI Err

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=1840728.html#angan+secures+molde+victory+against+ventspils

UEFA.com features

Guingamp showing gall in Group K
  • Guingamp showing gall in Group K
  • The famous UEFA Youth League coaches
  • Players who shone for both Inter and Milan
  • No time for losers: Europe's unbeaten league clubs
  • Masterclass: Petr Čech's goalkeeping guide
  • Ten things you never knew about Dinamo Moskva
  • Germany v Spain: their EURO meetings
  • Pick of the Week of Football
  • European Championship's all-time top scorers
  • The national team coaches who kept coming back
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.