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Aufhauser does trick for Salzburg

Published: Thursday 2 August 2007, 0.40CET
FK Ventspils 0-3 FC Salzburg
A René Aufhauser hat-trick put the Austrian champions in control as they left Riga with a three-goal cushion.
by Dmitry Mamykin

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Published: Thursday 2 August 2007, 0.40CET

Aufhauser does trick for Salzburg

FK Ventspils 0-3 FC Salzburg
A René Aufhauser hat-trick put the Austrian champions in control as they left Riga with a three-goal cushion.

A René Aufhauser hat-trick gave FC Salzburg a three-goal lead after the first leg of their UEFA Champions League second qualifying round tie against FK Ventspils in Riga.

Salzburg take charge
Ventspils, who defeated Welsh outfit The New Saints FC to reach this stage, enjoyed a bright start and created the first chance when Jean-Paul Ndeki headed Mihails Zizilevs's corner just wide on 14 minutes. However, within five minutes the Latvian club found themselves behind when Aufhauser reacted first to turn in a rebound after goalkeeper Pavels Davidovs could only parry Alexander Zickler's low drive. Davidovs did well to save from Johan Vonlanthen shortly afterwards but could not do much with 26 minutes on the clock when Vonlanthen's corner was met perfectly by the head of Aufhauser.

Aufhauser hat-trick
The second half began in a similar vein with the visitors in control. Aufhauser, Vonlanthen and Karel Pitak all went close to extending the lead, while brief respites saw Igor Tigirlas and Vits Rimkus miss fine chances at the other end. Ventspils' miserable night was completed eight minutes from time when Aufhauser competed his hat-trick, coolly converting a penalty after Zizilevs had impeded Markus Steinhöfer. Ventspils may yet have taken a glimmer of hope with them when they travel to Austria next Wednesday, but they were denied as an added-time effort from Rimkus struck the crossbar.

Last updated: 02/08/07 11.31CET

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Lineups

ventspils

Ventspils

salzburg

Salzburg

77
DavidovsPavels Davidovs (GK)
28
AufhauserRené Aufhauser
Goal20
Goal27
Goal83
4
DubenskiyZakhar Dubenskiy (C)
5
CarboniEzequiel Carboni
8
KačanovsDeniss Kačanovs
3
DudićMilan Dudić
11
KolesničenkoVladimirs Kolesničenko
Substitution76
6
N.KovačNiko Kovač
Substitution74
5
KosmačovsJevgēņijs Kosmačovs
1
OchsTimo Ochs (GK)
17
NdekiJean-Paul Ndeki
16
PitákKarel Piták
9
RimkusVīts Rimkus
20
SteinhöferMarkus Steinhöfer
13
SlesarcuksIgors Slesarcuks
Substitution53
31
VargasJorge Vargas
22
ŢîgîrlaşIgor Ţîgîrlaş
10
VonlanthenJohan Vonlanthen
Substitution85
31
CilinšekSaša Cilinšek
7
ZicklerAlexander Zickler (C)
Substitution74
14
ZiziļevsMihails Ziziļevs
23
SekagyaIbrahim Sekagya

Substitutes

1
EltermanisMāris Eltermanis (GK)
11
JežekPatrik Ježek
Substitution85
15
GrebisKristaps Grebis
Substitution85
9
LokvencVratislav Lokvenc
Substitution74
6
MysikovAleksandr Mysikov
Substitution76
30
ÖzcanRamazan Özcan (GK)
20
PokaryninIhor Pokarynin
8
AlexAlex
18
SernetskyySerhiy Sernetskyy
Substitution53
Substitution85
17
MiyamotoTsuneyasu Miyamoto
3
SokolskisDeniss Sokolskis
22
IlićSaša Ilić
2
SoleičuksAleksejs Soleičuks
24
LeitgebChristoph Leitgeb
Substitution74

Coach

Roman Grygorchuk (UKR) Giovanni Trapattoni (ITA)

Referee

Ruud Bossen (NED)

Assistant referees

Adrianus Inia (NED), J.F. Hans Olde Olthof (NED)

Fourth official

Tom van Sichem (NED)

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