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Resounding victory for Rosenborg

Published: Wednesday 6 August 2003, 21.20CET
Rosenborg BK 4-0 Bohemian FC (Agg: 5-0) The home side overcome some stout defending to win easily.

Match statistics

RosenborgBohemians

Goals scored4
 
0
Attempts on target4
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 6 August 2003, 21.20CET

Resounding victory for Rosenborg

Rosenborg BK 4-0 Bohemian FC (Agg: 5-0) The home side overcome some stout defending to win easily.

Rosenborg BK overcame some stiff resistance from Bohemian FC to book their place in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League with a 5-0 aggregate victory.

Early opportuntity
Leading 1-0 after the first leg in Dublin, Rosenborg were always favourites to set up a third-round meeting with Spain's RC Deportivo La Coruña, and came close to taking the lead on the night early in the match, but Harald Brattbakk was unable to convert Roar Strand's low right-wing cross.

Bohemians fight back
However, the Irish side came close to scoring a surprise away goal after 13 minutes, as Robbie Doyle's low cross gave Irish international striker Glen Crowe a shooting chance from close range but goalkeeper Espen Johnsen was alert to smother his strike.

Rosenborg pressure
Doyle then tested Johnsen with a speculative 35-metre effort, and the home side had another escape as Mark Rutherford's cross failed to find Doyle unmarked inside the penalty area. Fredrik Winsnes's free-kick on the edge of the Bohemians penalty area was then blocked, before Brattbakk twice went close, forcing a good save from goalkeeper Seamus Kelly.

Karadas converts
The home side finally made the breakthrough a minute before half-time, as Azar Karadas, scorer of the only goal of the first leg, headed a Frode Johnsen cross into the net from eight metres. Rosenborg effectively booked their place in the third round with a second goal on 51 minutes as Ørjan Berg laid off a perfect ball for Brattbakk to round off a swift counterattack with a well-struck shot from the edge of the area.

Kelly heroics
Karadas and Strand both went close to further extending the lead before Kelly produced a superb diving save to deny Wisnes. However, Strand then made the score on the night 3-0 with a powerful shot from just outside the penalty area, and 15 minutes from time Christer Basma's low cross was turned in by Frode Johnsen at the far post to complete the victory, although there was still time for Kelly to make two more impressive saves.

Last updated: 07/08/03 9.45CET

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Lineups

rosenborg

Rosenborg

bohemians

Bohemians

1
Espen JohnsenEspen Johnsen (GK)
1
Seamus KellySeamus Kelly (GK)
3
HoftunErik Hoftun (C)
2
LynchDamien Lynch
4
WinsnesFredrik Winsnes
Substitution80
3
WebbSimon Webb
5
BasmaChrister Basma
4
HuntKevin Hunt (C)
6
StrandRoar Strand
Goal68
Substitution69
5
T. HearyThomas Heary
7
BergØrjan Berg
6
HawkinsColin Hawkins
9
Frode JohnsenFrode Johnsen
Goal76
7
RyanBobby Ryan
Yellow Card38
Substitution65
10
RisethVidar Riseth
8
CaffreyStephen Caffrey
20
KaradasAzar Karadas
Goal43
Substitution85
9
DoyleRobert Doyle
21
StensaasStåle Stensaas
10
CroweGlen Crowe
Substitution76
22
BrattbakkHarald Brattbakk
Goal51
11
RutherfordMark Rutherford
Substitution56

Substitutes

12
ArasonÁrni Arason (GK)
16
GreggMatthew Gregg (GK)
2
OlsenOdd Inge Olsen
17
McGuinnessJason McGuinness
8
EnerlyDagfinn Enerly
Substitution80
18
KeeganPaul Keegan
Substitution76
11
SolliJan Gunnar Solli
Substitution69
12
McNallyPaul McNally
17
StorflorØyvind Storflor
14
HarkinFergal Harkin
Substitution56
18
GeorgeChrister George
Substitution85
15
PerepļotkinsAndrejs Perepļotkins
25
HansénTorjus Hansén
19
MorrisonDavid Morrison
Substitution65

Coach

Åge Hareide (NOR) Stephen Kenny (IRL)

Referee

Ruud Bossen (NED)

Assistant referees

Jan van Dijk (NED), Adrianus Inia (NED)

Fourth official

Jack Schenkels (NED)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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