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CSKA on brink after home stroll

Published: Wednesday 9 August 2006, 22.45CET
PFC CSKA Moskva 3-0 MFK Ružomberok Ivica Olić and Vágner Love were the goalscorers as CSKA took a mighty step towards the group stage.
by Eduard Nisenboim
from Moscow

Match statistics

CSKA MoskvaRužomberok

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target3
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 9 August 2006, 22.45CET

CSKA on brink after home stroll

PFC CSKA Moskva 3-0 MFK Ružomberok Ivica Olić and Vágner Love were the goalscorers as CSKA took a mighty step towards the group stage.

PFC CSKA Moskva have one foot in the UEFA Champions League group stage after a 3-0 win over Slovakian champions MFK Ružomberok in Moscow.

Olić double
After a goalless first half, Croatian striker Ivica Olić struck twice inside six minutes around the hour before a late third from Brazilian Vágner Love put a convincing gloss on the scoreline – and left Ružomberok with a mountain to climb going into the second leg on 23 August.

Nervous display
CSKA may not have broken through until the second half but they underlined their intentions from the off, pinning Ružomberok inside their own half. Visiting goalkeeper Ľuboš Hajdúch looked nervous as he fumbled an early Daniel Carvalho effort and that set the tone for an uncertain display from the custodian.

Near misses
Olić lobbed Hajdúch in the 27th minute but his strike missed the target and Brazilian striker Joao Alves De Assis Silva was next to threaten the Ružomberok goal, turning the ball wide of the far post after being supplied by Carvalho. The same player then set up Miloš Krasić but again the shot went wide.

Olić heads home
Carvalho is serving a three-match domestic ban but he underlined his importance to CSKA when from another fine ball into the box, the Muscovites finally made the breakthrough in the 59th minute. After Yuri Zhirkov won a free-kick, Carvalho crossed and the unmarked Olić headed in.

Substitute shines
CSKA coach Valeri Gazzaev had been on the point of replacing Olić but instead it was Jo who made way for Vágner Love. The substitute made a swift impression, providing the low cross from which Olić added his second in the 65th minute. Then, with seven minutes remaining, Vágner Love grabbed a goal of his own, collecting a pass from Olić and beating Hajdúch with ease.

Last updated: 10/08/06 14.25CET

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Lineups

cska moskva

CSKA Moskva

ružomberok

Ružomberok

35
AkinfeevIgor Akinfeev (GK)
21
HajdúchĽuboš Hajdúch (GK)
2
ŠemberasDeividas Šemberas
Yellow Card88
4
SedlakTomáš Sedlak
4
IgnashevichSergei Ignashevich (C)
7
NezmarJan Nezmar
6
A. BerezutskiAleksei Berezutski
Yellow Card32
9
ŽofčákIgor Žofčák
Yellow Card57
7
CarvalhoDaniel Carvalho
Substitution86
12
PospíšilJiří Pospíšil
9
OlićIvica Olić
Goal58
Goal65
Substitution73
13
LaurincMartin Laurinc
Yellow Card26
10
Jô
Substitution60
15
BožokMiroslav Božok
Substitution63
17
KrasićMiloš Krasić
19
DvorníkJosef Dvorník
18
ZhirkovYuri Zhirkov
22
SivaMatej Siva
22
AldoninEvgeni Aldonin
Yellow Card42
25
RákRóbert Rák
Substitution84
25
RahimićElvir Rahimić
27
SaparaMarek Sapara (C)

Substitutes

1
MandrykinVeniamin Mandrykin (GK)
1
PenksaPavol Penksa (GK)
8
GusevRolan Gusev
Substitution86
10
TomčákMarián Tomčák
Substitution63
11
Vágner LoveVágner Love
Substitution60
Goal83
20
RychlíkJiří Rychlík
Substitution84
20
DuduDudu
Substitution73
5
JurčDaniel Jurč
24
V. BerezutskiVasili Berezutski
6
BabničPeter Babnič
39
TaranovIvan Taranov
8
DovičovičJuraj Dovičovič
50
GrigorievAnton Grigoriev
18
ZošákŠtefan Zošák

Coach

Valeri Gazzaev (RUS) František Komňacký (CZE)

Referee

Florian Meyer (GER)

Assistant referees

Carsten Kadach (GER), Holger Henschel (GER)

Fourth official

Günter Perl (GER)

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