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Draw suffices for København

Published: Wednesday 2 August 2006, 21.45CET
Myllykosken Pallo-47 2-2 FC København (Agg: 2-4) A draw was enough to earn the Danish champions a mouthwatering meeting with the might of AFC Ajax.

Match statistics

MYPAKøbenhavn

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target2
 
2
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 2 August 2006, 21.45CET

Draw suffices for København

Myllykosken Pallo-47 2-2 FC København (Agg: 2-4) A draw was enough to earn the Danish champions a mouthwatering meeting with the might of AFC Ajax.

A 2-2 draw in Finland was enough for Danish champions FC København to set up a UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie against Dutch giants AFC Ajax.

Danish breakthrough
Having lost 2-0 in the opening leg in Copenhagen, Myllykosken Pallo-47 coach Ilkka Mäkelä had hoped for an early opener in the return fixture, but it was the Danish side that seized the initiative with Fredrik Berglund finding the target after 12 minutes. MyPa came back strongly and carved out a couple of good chances before winger Eero Pellonen raced clear to equalise late in the first half.

Consolation prize
The second half started with both sides looking dangerous, but it was København who edged ahead once again on the night through Tobias Linderoth, and while Saku Puhakainen managed to level the scores for the Finnish champions, they could not do enough to cancel out their guests overall lead. "The first goal was decisive," said Mäkelä. "I'm pleased we managed to score twice. We were aiming for the third qualifying round but we have to remember that our opponents are probably the best team in Scandinavia."

Last updated: 03/08/06 10.09CET

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Lineups

mypa

MYPA

københavn

København

1
KorhonenJanne Korhonen (GK)
1
ChristiansenJesper Christiansen (GK)
3
TimoskaSampsa Timoska
Yellow Card61
2
JacobsenLars Jacobsen
4
TaipaleTero Taipale (C)
Yellow Card54
5
HangelandBrede Hangeland
5
LindströmJukka Lindström
6
LinderothTobias Linderoth (C)
Goal73
9
PuhakainenSaku Puhakainen
Goal79
8
SilberbauerMichael Silberbauer
Substitution80
16
HuttunenToni Huttunen
9
BerglundFredrik Berglund
Goal12
Substitution64
17
KangaskolkkaAleksei Kangaskolkka
Substitution90
10
GrønkjærJesper Grønkjær
18
MirandaHugo Miranda
11
AllbäckMarcus Allbäck
20
KansikasTuomas Kansikas
13
HutchinsonAtiba Hutchinson
24
PellonenEero Pellonen
Goal41
Substitution73
14
GravgaardMichael Gravgaard
Substitution76
30
AdrianoAdriano
Substitution78
15
BergdølmoAndré Bergdølmo

Substitutes

12
KiljunenAapo Kiljunen (GK)
31
GallBenny Gall (GK)
10
MansoMarco Manso
Substitution78
16
ThomassenDan Thomassen
Substitution76
14
MuinonenEetu Muinonen
Substitution73
27
BernburgMartin Bernburg
Substitution80
23
OksanenVille Oksanen
Substitution90
28
BergvoldMartin Bergvold
Substitution64
11
LeguizamonIsidro Leguizamon
17
WendtOscar Wendt
22
JuuraLikka Juura
20
PimpongRazak Pimpong
23
KvistWilliam Kvist

Coach

Ilkka Mäkelä (FIN) Ståle Solbakken (NOR)

Referee

Igor Egorov (RUS)

Assistant referees

Vladislav Khodeev (RUS), Mikhail Yarovenko (RUS)

Fourth official

Aleksei Nikolaev (RUS)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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