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Luque strike does it for Depor

Published: Wednesday 27 August 2003, 0.56CET
Deportivo 1-0 Rosenborg BK (Agg: 1-0) Alberto Luque's first-half goal fires Depor through.

Match statistics

DeportivoRosenborg

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 27 August 2003, 0.56CET

Luque strike does it for Depor

Deportivo 1-0 Rosenborg BK (Agg: 1-0) Alberto Luque's first-half goal fires Depor through.

RC Deportivo La Coruña reached the UEFA Champions League for the fourth year running with a 1-0 win on the night and on aggregate against Rosenborg BK - who will be absent from the group stage for the first time since 1994/95.

Luque goal
After a goalless first leg in Norway, both sides were determined to break the deadlock in Spain, with the home side on top in the early stages. With 16 minutes gone they made their breakthrough as Alberto Luque set off on a mazy run before slotting the ball past visiting goalkeeper Espen Johnsen.

Match delayed
Rosenborg, who knew an away goal would swing matters significantly in their favour, pressed forward, while Deportivo also remained lively, other than for a several-minute delay when a seagull landed on the pitch.

Johnsen saves
Víctor tested Johnsen from distance midway through the half and not long before the break the Rosenborg keeper pulled off a fine save to frustrate Juan Valerón.

Rosenborg chance
The visitors were the more industrious team after the interval as they sought to progress in their first European campaign since the retirement of stalwart coach Nils Arne Eggen. Frode Johsen had their best chance on 64 minutes as he rose to head on goal, only for José Molina to save.

Deportivo through
After that Deportivo began to blunt Rosenborg's attacks and as the final whistle went the home team could contemplate their place in Thursday's group stage draw, while Åge Hareide's side prepare instead for a UEFA Cup campaign beginning in the first round.

Last updated: 27/08/03 13.59CET

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Lineups

deportivo

Deportivo

rosenborg

Rosenborg

1
MolinaJosé Francisco Molina (GK)
1
Espen JohnsenEspen Johnsen (GK)
24
HéctorBerenguel Héctor
Yellow Card57
3
HoftunErik Hoftun (C)
14
Jorge AndradeJorge Andrade
4
WinsnesFredrik Winsnes
Yellow Card53
Substitution75
4
NaybetNourredine Naybet
5
BasmaChrister Basma
3
RomeroEnrique Romero
6
StrandRoar Strand
6
Mauro SilvaMauro Silva (C)
7
BergØrjan Berg
Yellow Card65
8
Sergio GonzálezSergio González
9
Frode JohnsenFrode Johnsen
18
VíctorSánchez Víctor
Substitution81
10
RisethVidar Riseth
Yellow Card81
21
ValerónJuan Carlos Valerón
20
KaradasAzar Karadas
Substitution65
9
TristánDiego Tristán
Yellow Card29
Substitution46
21
StensaasStåle Stensaas
Substitution86
19
LuqueAlbert Luque
Goal16
Substitution74
22
BrattbakkHarald Brattbakk

Substitutes

25
JuanmiJuanmi (GK)
12
ArasonÁrni Arason (GK)
15
CapdevilaJoan Capdevila
2
OlsenOdd Inge Olsen
23
DuscherAldo Duscher
11
SolliJan Gunnar Solli
Substitution75
12
ScaloniLionel Scaloni
Substitution81
16
KnutsenMorten Knutsen
Substitution86
7
PandianiWalter Pandiani
Substitution46
17
StorflorØyvind Storflor
Substitution65
10
FranFran
Substitution74
18
GeorgeChrister George
20
Pablo AmoPablo Amo
25
HansénTorjus Hansén

Coach

Javier Iruretagoyena Amiano (ESP) Åge Hareide (NOR)

Referee

Ľuboš Michel (SVK)

Assistant referees

Igor Sramka (SVK), Martin Balko (SVK)

Fourth official

Vladimir Hrinak (SVK)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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