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Djurgården earn Juve encounter

Published: Wednesday 4 August 2004, 22.20CET
FBK Kaunas 0-2 Djurgårdens IF (agg: 0-2) The Swedish visitors set up a tie against Juventus FC.

Match statistics

KaunasDjurgården

Goals scored0
2
Attempts on target0
2
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 4 August 2004, 22.20CET

Djurgården earn Juve encounter

FBK Kaunas 0-2 Djurgårdens IF (agg: 0-2) The Swedish visitors set up a tie against Juventus FC.

By Kestas Gimbutas at the S. Darius & S. Gireno stadium

Djurgårdens IF earned a UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie against Juventus FC by seeing off the challenge of Lithuanian title-holders FBK Kaunas.

Mikoliunas ill
With the first leg having ended 0-0, Kaunas head coach Šenderis Giršovicius underlined that it was important for his team not to concede an early goal at home to the Swedish visitors, but his plans suffered a setback when he lost midfield player Saulius Mikoliunas due to food poisoning hours before the game.

Hysén header
Djurgården had the best of the early exchanges as Tobias Hysén threatened with a header as early as the second minute. However, Kaunas soon began to show promising counterattacking play, wingers Tadas Papeckys and Andrius Gedgaudas playing important roles.

Kaunas efforts
The hosts were cursing their luck on 18 minutes when Ricardas Beniušis flicked the ball on to Marius Bezykornovas, only for his effort from eight metres to be blocked by defender Matias Concha. Three minutes later Djurgården goalkeeper Pa Dembo Tourray denied Papeckys after a diving header from point-blank range.

Away side score
Kaunas seemed to be in command, but on 25 minutes Andreas Johansson beat his marker to latch on a pass and unleash a shot which eluded goalkeeper Eduardas Kurskis and gave Djurgården a vital away goal. The strike boosted the confidence of the visitors, who showed disciplined defending and creative counterattacks.

Djurgården push
Giršovicius introduced two new strikers at half-time, but the substitutions did not help to change the game. The visitors dominated midfield and became more and more of a serious threat to Kurskis's goal.

Barson chances
Abgar Barsom was especially active on the right wing - on 50 minutes Kurskis denied him after a long shot, and five minutes later the midfield player hit the crossbar. Darius Sanajevas cleared the ball off the line between these two chances.

Powerful shot
Barsom finally scored a deserved goal on 68 minutes, when he unleashed a powerful curling shot from the corner of the penalty box into the near corner. Kaunas kept on trying to pull at least one goal back, but their opportunity had gone.

Coach 'happy'
Djurgården coach Kjell Jonevret, whose side visit Turin next week, said: "I am happy. We were sure we could score and we did so. Our defenders and goalkeeper did a fantastic job."

Last updated: 05/08/04 11.32CET

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Lineups

kaunas

Kaunas

djurgården

Djurgården

12
KurskisEduardas Kurskis (GK)
2
ConchaMatias Concha
2
SanajevasDarius Sanajevas (C)
3
StenmanFredrik Stenman
3
ŽaliukasMarius Žaliukas
Substitution46
4
StormElias Storm
4
ŽutautasDarius Žutautas
6
KuivastoToni Kuivasto
5
KančelskisTomas Kančelskis
7
ArnengJohan Arneng (C)
8
BeniušisRičardas Beniušis
Substitution46
8
HysénTobias Hysén
Substitution66
9
BezykornovasMarius Bezykornovas
9
Den OudenGeert Den Ouden
Substitution72
10
PetrenkoVadim Petrenko
Yellow Card69
10
JohanssonAndreas Johansson
Goal25
15
PapeckysTadas Papeckys
15
TourayPa Dembo Touray (GK)
16
GedgaudasAndrius Gedgaudas
16
JohannessonMarcus Johannesson
26
PaceviciusMindaugas Pacevicius
77
BarsomAbgar Barsom
Goal68
Substitution88

Substitutes

1
PadimanskasGytis Padimanskas (GK)
30
WahlströmOskar Wahlström (GK)
13
ZvingilasRimantas Zvingilas
Substitution46
Substitution75
5
OttesenSölvi Ottesen
17
VeličkaAndrius Velička
19
DovičovičJuraj Dovičovič
18
BagužisMindaugas Bagužis
20
BackmanTomas Backman
20
MikoliūnasSaulius Mikoliunas
23
BapupaYanick Bapupa
Substitution72
24
MozgovojOleg Mozgovoj
Substitution46
24
MakondeleRené Makondele
Substitution88
28
IvaškevičiusKęstutis Ivaškevičius
Substitution75
Yellow Card77
25
AmoahPatrick Amoah
Substitution66

Coach

Šenderis Giršovicius (LTU) Kjell Jonevret (SWE)

Referee

Dragomir Tanovic (SRB)

Assistant referees

Zoran Sipcic (SRB), Nikola Tomićić (SRB)

Fourth official

Bozidar Corsovic (SRB)

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