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Basel victory reaps Celtic tie

Published: Wednesday 7 August 2002, 22.30CET
FC Basel 3-0 MŠK Zilina(Aggregate: 4-1) Celtic FC are Basel's next opponents.

Match statistics

BaselŽilina

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target2
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 7 August 2002, 22.30CET

Basel victory reaps Celtic tie

FC Basel 3-0 MŠK Zilina(Aggregate: 4-1) Celtic FC are Basel's next opponents.

FC Basel 3-0 MŠK Zilina (Basel win 4-1 on aggregate)
Celtic FC, European Champion Clubs' Cup winners in 1967, are FC Basel's opponents in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round after the Swiss side outclassed MŠK Zilina in tonight's second leg.

Early Zilina chance
Basel, the Swiss champions, held a slight advantage after drawing 1-1 away last week, but that was nearly eradicated in the second minute when Miroslav Nemec went agonisingly close to giving the Slovakian champions what could have been a priceless away goal.

Gimenez opener
Nemec's shot wide was the closest Zilina came to scoring, however, and Basel moved firmly into the ascendancy when Christian Gimenez opened the scoring with a close-range header after 12 minutes following Antonio Esposito's lobbed pass.

Sweet free-kick
The home side virtually wrapped up the tie eleven minutes later when Murat Yakin scored with the sweetest of free-kicks after his brother, Hakan, was brought down just outside the area. Basel nearly went in three goals to the good but they were denied what would have been a deserved advantage when Julio Rossi struck the bar.

Safely through
The third goal was not long in coming, though, Gimenez heading his second goal of the match five minutes after the restart following Mario Cantaluppi's precise corner.

Last updated: 08/08/02 14.36CET

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Lineups

basel

Basel

žilina

Žilina

1
ZuberbühlerPascal Zuberbühler (GK)
22
M. ČechMarek Čech (GK)
5
ZwyssigMarco Zwyssig
2
KosmelDaniel ' Kosmel
7
EspositoAntonio Esposito
Yellow Card45
Substitution72
7
LabantBranislav Labant
10
Hakan YakinHakan Yakin
8
ZabavníkRadoslav Zabavník
12
BarberisSébastien Barberis
9
MintálMarek Mintál (C)
13
GiménezChristian Giménez
Goal12
Goal50
10
BarčíkMiroslav Barčík
15
YakinMurat Yakin (C)
Goal23
Substitution77
13
TrhancikJaroslav Trhancik
16
DuruzGrégory Duruz
14
KlagoMarián Klago
Substitution46
17
CantaluppiMario Cantaluppi
20
SninskýDušan Sninský
Substitution46
22
ErgićIvan Ergić
21
DuricaTomás Durica
33
RossiJulio Rossi
Substitution82
25
NemecMiroslav Nemec
Substitution75

Substitutes

18
RapoEric Rapo (GK)
1
MuchaJán Mucha (GK)
4
QuennozAlexandre Quennoz
Substitution77
12
StašVladimír Staš
Substitution46
Yellow Card80
8
VarelaCarlos Varela
Substitution72
17
GottwaldMichal Gottwald
Substitution75
11
TumHervé Tum
Substitution82
24
ŠpendlaCyril Špendla
Substitution46
Yellow Card73
19
StrellerMarco Streller
5
ĎuricaMartin Ďurica
23
P. DegenPhilipp Degen
11
BazíkMarek Bazík
24
AtoubaThimothée Atouba
26
VaradinRichard Varadin

Coach

Christian Gross (SUI) Leoš Kalvoda (CZE)

Referee

Darko Čeferin (SVN)

Assistant referees

Stevo Govedarevic (SVN), Andrej Kokolj (SVN)

Fourth official

Srecko Kandare (SVN)

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