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Gorica leave it late

Published: Wednesday 13 July 2005, 22.52CET
NK Gorica 2-0 FK Tirana The Slovenian side are in the driving seat for the return after two second-half strikes.

Match statistics

GoricaTirana

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

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 13 July 2005, 22.52CET

Gorica leave it late

NK Gorica 2-0 FK Tirana The Slovenian side are in the driving seat for the return after two second-half strikes.

Two second-half strikes secured a solid lead for Slovenian champions NK Gorica in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League first qualifying round tie with FK Tirana.

Gorica cushion
Mladen Kovacevic opened the scoring in the 66th minute, before Valter Birsa doubled the advantage eight minutes from time to give the home team a useful cushion to defend when they travel to Albania next week in their quest to make it through to the second qualifying round.

CSKA Sofia next
PFC CSKA Sofia of Bulgaria will provide a stern test for the aggregate winners of this tie. Gorica came within two games of reaching the competition's group stage last term before a 9-0 aggregate defeat by AS Monaco FC.

Last updated: 31/01/12 5.49CET

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Lineups

gorica

Gorica

tirana

Tirana

22
PirihMitja Pirih (GK)
12
HidiIsli Hidi (GK)
25
ŠulerMarko Šuler
2
SinaElvis Sina
4
HandanagićEnes Handanagić
3
DabullaRezart Dabulla
6
SrebrničMiran Srebrnič (C)
5
PishaArian Pisha
Yellow Card84
10
KršićAdmir Kršić
8
BulkuErvin Bulku
23
ŽivecSimon Živec
9
RraklliAltin Rraklli
8
N. KovačevičNebojša Kovačevič
10
MukajDevis Mukaj (C)
Yellow Card89
7
RaničSaša Ranič
Substitution80
14
SalihiHamdi Salihi
17
BurgičMiran Burgič
Substitution65
16
HajdariGentian Hajdari
21
Mladen KovačevičMladen Kovačevič
Goal66
17
AhmatajJulian Ahmataj
3
PušAleš Puš
19
BakalliErgert Bakalli

Substitutes

12
ŠimčičVasja Šimčič (GK)
22
G. TafajGlend Tafaj (GK)
24
DemirovićEnes Demirović
Substitution80
6
BehariArdian Behari
29
DjukićBojan Djukić
7
Alban TafajAlban Tafaj
15
BlaškoDanijel Blaško
15
MucaAlban Muca
11
ŠabecJaka Šabec
21
PatushiSaimir Patushi
16
JokićBojan Jokić
24
FaguErbim Fagu
33
BirsaValter Birsa
Substitution65
Goal82

Coach

Pavel Pinni (SVN) Sulejman Starova (ALB)

Referee

Karen Nalbandyan (ARM)

Assistant referees

Artur Igityan (ARM), Gegham Vardanyan (ARM)

Fourth official

Ararat Tshagharyan (ARM)

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