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Away joy for brave Partizan

Published: Wednesday 6 August 2003, 22.50CET
Djurgårdens 2-2 Partizan (Agg: 3-3, Partizan win on away goals) Second-half comeback delights Partizan.

Match statistics

DjurgårdenPartizan

Goals scored2
 
2
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts2
 
2
on target2
 
2
off target0
 
0
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Fouls suffered0
 
0
Passes0
 
0
completed0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 6 August 2003, 22.50CET

Away joy for brave Partizan

Djurgårdens 2-2 Partizan (Agg: 3-3, Partizan win on away goals) Second-half comeback delights Partizan.

FK Partizan came from behind in Sweden to eliminate Djurgårdens IF on away goals and reach the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round.

Early goal
With the tie level at 1-1 after the first leg in Belgrade, Djurgården went into the lead in the tenth minute of the return after Rene Mekondele found Geert Den Ouden on the right of the penalty area and the forward’s cross was converted by Andreas Johansson.

Home side confident
Leading the way in the Swedish First Division 16 games into the season, Djurgården were full of confidence, and almost doubled their lead before the break when substitute Yanick Bapupa-Ngabu hit the crossbar with a clever lob.

Match transformed
After half-time, though, Partizan were a reborn side following coach Lothar Matthäus‘s introduction of former Yugoslavian international Ljubinko Drulovic. He quickly made an impact, setting up captain Saša Ilic to equalise from nine metres on 62 minutes. Soon after Partizan were in control.

Penalty converted
Five minutes after the leveller, Swedish international goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson fouled Partizan’s Milan Stojanoski in the penalty area and left-back Nebojša Malbaša converted to leave the home side needing to score twice.

Newcastle tie secured
Djurgården substitute Samuel Wowoah drew the aggregate scores level 13 minutes from time, but Partizan held the away-goals advantage and were able to close ranks and secure a fixture against English side Newcastle United FC with the first leg in Belgrade next week.

Last updated: 07/08/03 9.41CET

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Lineups

djurgården

Djurgården

partizan

Partizan

15
IsakssonAndreas Isaksson (GK)
30
KraljIvica Kralj (GK)
3
StenmanFredrik Stenman
2
ĆirkovićMilivoje Ćirković
6
KuivastoToni Kuivasto
4
DuljajIgor Duljaj
7
ArnengJohan Arneng
Substitution27
7
StojanoskiMilan Stojanoski
Substitution76
9
Den OudenGeert Den Ouden
Substitution70
11
ČakarDamir Čakar
Substitution46
10
JohanssonAndreas Johansson
Goal10
14
N. DjordjevićNenad Djordjević
12
KarlssonMarkus Karlsson (C)
15
MalbašaNikola Malbaša
Yellow Card54
Goal66
14
StefanidisBabis Stefanidis
Substitution68
16
WestTaribo West
16
KällströmKim Källström
17
IlievIvica Iliev
Substitution90
18
RasckNiclas Rasck
Yellow Card29
22
IlićSaša Ilić (C)
Goal61
24
MakondeleRené Makondele
28
NadjAlbert Nadj

Substitutes

30
TourayPa Dembo Touray (GK)
1
RadakovicRadovan Radakovic (GK)
17
WowoahSamuel Wowoah
Substitution70
Goal77
6
RadoncicDženan Radoncic
Substitution90
20
BlomqvistJesper Blomqvist
Substitution68
10
DrulovićLjubinko Drulović
Substitution46
23
BapupaYanick Bapupa
Substitution27
25
BajićBranimir Bajić
Substitution76
2
OlssonPatrik Olsson
23
BrnovićBojan Brnović
11
SjölundDaniel Sjölund
24
SavicBranko Savic
13
BergtoftStefan Bergtoft
26
RząsaTomasz Rząsa

Coach

Sören ÅkebyLothar Matthäus (GER)

Legend:

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution