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Zeljeznicar secure safe passage

Published: Wednesday 24 July 2002, 23.30CET
ÍA Akranes 0-1 NK Zeljeznicar(Aggregate 0-4) Bosnia-Herzegovina's champions triumphed.

Match statistics

ÍAŽeljezničar

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target0
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 24 July 2002, 23.30CET

Zeljeznicar secure safe passage

ÍA Akranes 0-1 NK Zeljeznicar(Aggregate 0-4) Bosnia-Herzegovina's champions triumphed.

ÍA Akranes 0-1 NK Zeljeznicar (Aggregate 0-4)
Bosnia-Herzegovina's NK Zeljeznicar comfortably defeated Icelandic champions ÍA Akranes to progress to a tie against the Norwegians of Lillestrom SK in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.

Gredic's goal
Akranes faced an undeniably hard task following their 3-0 drubbing in the first leg and Almir Gredic's goal for the visitors on the half-hour mark sealed their fate - and secured the Bosnians' second success in a week in a competition where they had previously never won a game.

Goalkeeper caught out
The Zeljeznicar winger, a scorer in the first leg too, lobbed Olafur Gunnarss for the only goal of the game after the goalkeeper had been caught out of position after misjudging a cross from Edis Mulalic.

No way past
Even before conceding, Akranes had discovered  there was no easy way past the visiting defence. Their early attacks were thwarted as Zeljeznicar sat back, kept possession and patiently waited to pounce on the counter.

Youngsters sent on
Akranes coach Gudjon Thordarsson seemed to have resigned himself to defeat by half-time and he sent on several youngsters after the break, clearly aiming to rest key men ahead of Saturday's domestic meeting with KR Reykjavík. Anxious to make an impact, the substitutes gave their all, but Zeljeznicar maintained their composure and were close to scoring again in the final stages.

 

Last updated: 25/07/02 9.32CET

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Lineups

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ÍA

željezničar

Željezničar

1
GunnarssonÓlafur Gunnarsson
1
KruzikMiroslav Kruzik
2
HaraldssonSturlaugur Haraldsson
Substitution55
2
BiščevićBulend Biščević
Substitution83
3
KarvelssonAndri Karvelsson
Yellow Card36
4
MulalicEdis Mulalic
4
G. JónssonGunnlaugur Jónsson
5
AlihodzicHaris Alihodzic
5
BjörnssonEllert Björnsson
6
MulaosmanovicAdin Mulaosmanovic
Yellow Card44
6
LeóssonReynir Leósson
7
TicaSergej Tica
Substitution66
7
SteinssonGrétar Steinsson
8
KaricDenis Karic
8
HaraldssonPálmi Haraldsson
Substitution67
9
GredićAlmir Gredić
Goal33
9
HjartarsonHjörtur Hjartarson
11
SeferovicSead Seferovic
10
GunnlaugssonBjarki Gunnlaugsson
Substitution46
16
GuvoJure Guvo
Yellow Card32
11
ReynissonKári Reynisson
17
CosicAlmir Cosic
Substitution78

Substitutes

12
P. JónssonPáll Jónsson
3
KajtazAdmir Kajtaz
13
ThorssonHermann Thorsson
10
ŠilićDalibor Šilić
Substitution66
14
GunnlaugssonGardar Gunnlaugsson
Substitution46
13
MešicSanjin Mešic
Substitution83
15
GudlaugssonSturla Gudlaugsson
14
JahićSanel Jahić
16
HaukssonJon Hauksson
Substitution67
18
ZericSenad Zeric
17
GislasonHálfdan Gislason
15
HadžićEmir Hadžić
Substitution78
18
SveinssonGudjón Sveinsson
Substitution55
22
AdilovićAdi Adilović

Coach

Olafur Thordarsson (ISL) Amar Osim (BIH)

Referee

Romans Lajuks (LVA)

Assistant referees

Sergejs Braga (LVA), Janis Pukijans (LVA)

Fourth official

Andrejs Sipailo (LVA)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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