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Skonto sunk in Skopje

Published: Tuesday 12 July 2005, 22.08CET
FK Rabotnicki 6-0 Skonto FC The Macedonian First League champions summarily dismiss their Latvian opponents.

Match statistics

RabotnickiSkonto

Goals scored6
 
0
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts6
 
0
on target6
 
0
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: Tuesday 12 July 2005, 22.08CET

Skonto sunk in Skopje

FK Rabotnicki 6-0 Skonto FC The Macedonian First League champions summarily dismiss their Latvian opponents.

By Igor Panevski

Macedonian First League champions FK Rabotnicki brushed aside Latvian opponents Skonto FC with a 6-0 victory - a national record in UEFA club competition.

Early pressure
As early as the fourth minute, a free-kick by Stojan Ignatov led to Skonto's Aaron Nguimbat hitting his own crossbar with an attempted clearance. Then, on 28 minutes, Vance Trajcov and Goran Maznov linked up but Trajcov could not convert the chance.

Kralevski opener
It took just two more minutes for the deadlock to be broken when Rabotnicki defender Igor Kralevski's header found the target. Skonto had to wait a further six minutes for their first opening, a free-kick by Levan Korgalidze which was saved by goalkeeper Filip Madzovski.

Rabotnicki dominance
Rabotnicki continued to dominate as Ignatov scored a 56th-minute penalty before striker Ardijan Nuhiji made it three on 65 minutes. Trajcov put the tie behind all doubt 21 minutes from time before Maznov made it five after good work from Ivan Pejcic. With six minutes left Nuhiji scored his second and Rabotnicki's sixth.

Jovanovski caution
"I want to congratulate my players," said Rabotnicki coach Gjore Jovanovski. "This is a great result and we have a chance to progress but we must play patiently next week. Many larger teams have been eliminated after having big advantages."

Andrejevs admiration
Skonto coach Jurijs Andrejevs conceded: "I didn't expect this kind of play from Rabotnicki. We were surprised and completely outplayed. Their forward line was great, all the team played very well and I must congratulate our opponents."

Last updated: 13/07/05 17.11CET

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2005/matches/round=2198/match=81180/postmatch/report/index.html#skonto+sunk+skopje

Lineups

rabotnicki

Rabotnicki

skonto

Skonto

25
MadzovskiFilip Madzovski (GK)
16
PiedelsAndrejs Piedels (GK)
2
Panče StojanovPanče Stojanov
2
ZakreševskisArtūrs Zakreševskis
5
KralevskiIgor Kralevski
Goal30
Yellow Card50
3
IsakovsAleksandrs Isakovs (C)
6
NuhijiArdijan Nuhiji
Goal65
Goal84
4
ZemļinskisMihails Zemļinskis
Substitution74
14
Ig. StojanovIgorche Stojanov (C)
5
NguimbatAaron Nguimbat
Yellow Card40
17
MaznovGoran Maznov
Goal76
Substitution84
7
KorgalidzeLevan Korgalidze
Substitution61
19
KarcevNikola Karcev
8
A. VišņakovsAleksejs Višņakovs
Substitution56
20
PejčićIvan Pejčić
Substitution82
9
BlanksKristaps Blanks
21
JovanoskiZoran Jovanoski
10
MenteshashviliZurab Menteshashvili
22
TrajcevVanco Trajcev
Goal69
20
EliavaZaal Eliava
23
IgnatovStojan Ignatov
Goal56
Substitution89
25
ChaladzeDavid Chaladze

Substitutes

1
PacovskiTome Pacovski (GK)
30
DoroševsPāvels Doroševs (GK)
9
ToleskiGoce Toleski
Substitution82
18
AdjamParfait Adjam
Substitution74
10
IlijoskiBaže Ilijoski
Substitution84
19
KalninšGatis Kalninš
Substitution56
18
MihajlovićBojan Mihajlović
Substitution89
23
PerepļotkinsAndrejs Perepļotkins
Substitution61
4
TodorcevGoran Todorcev
6
BlagonadeždinsOļegs Blagonadeždins
7
IlievskiMilan Ilievski
14
UsanovMaksim Usanov
15
JankepArmand Jankep
15
SemjonovsIgors Semjonovs

Coach

Gjorgji Jovanovski (MKD) Jurijs Andrejevs (LVA)

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