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Allbäck puts København ahead

Published: Tuesday 31 July 2007, 23.00CET
FC København 1-0 Beitar Jerusalem FC
Marcus Allbäck's early goal gave the Danish champions the advantage against their counterparts from Israel.
by Peter Bruun
from Copenhagen

Match statistics

KøbenhavnBeitar Jerusalem

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
5
Red cards0
1

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 31 July 2007, 23.00CET

Allbäck puts København ahead

FC København 1-0 Beitar Jerusalem FC
Marcus Allbäck's early goal gave the Danish champions the advantage against their counterparts from Israel.

FC København took a step towards another UEFA Champions League group stage campaign as Marcus Allbäck scored the only goal of their second qualifying round first leg against Beitar Jerusalem FC.

Early goal
Against a team playing their first match in this competition for a decade, København attracted a crowd of 21,339 to the Parken Stadium and within nine minutes they were celebrating as Morten Nordstrand crossed for fellow striker Allbäck to put the Danish champions ahead. The home side continued to dominate but although Allbäck went close with a shot and a header the lead was not increased.

Ten men rally
Eight minutes after the break Beitar lost Ghanaian midfielder Derek Boateng to a second yellow card but it was the visitors' substitute Milovan Mirosević who had the best opportunity following the interval, though København, missing key midfielder Rasmus Würtz through injury, held on to their lead. However, Beitar still have a good chance of progress in their home return next Wednesday.

Last updated: 01/08/07 11.33CET

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Lineups

københavn

København

beitar jerusalem

Beitar Jerusalem

11
AllbäckMarcus Allbäck
Goal9
Substitution69
19
AlbermanGal Alberman
1
ChristiansenJesper Christiansen (GK)
20
Derek BoatengDerek Boateng
Yellow Card50
Red Card53
14
GravgaardMichael Gravgaard (C)
5
GershonShimon Gershon
Yellow Card53
10
GrønkjærJesper Grønkjær
9
ItzhakiBarak Itzhaki
Yellow Card33
5
HangelandBrede Hangeland
Yellow Card57
10
TamuzToto Tamuz
Substitution60
23
KvistWilliam Kvist
15
ZandbergMichael Zandberg
Substitution84
8
SilberbauerMichael Silberbauer
14
ZivYoav Ziv
Yellow Card25
4
NørregaardHjalte Nørregaard
4
BenadoArik Benado (C)
3
N.JensenNiclas Jensen
11
TalIdan Tal
9
NordstrandMorten Nordstrand
Substitution65
1
KaleTvrtko Kale (GK)
13
HutchinsonAtiba Hutchinson
2
AlvarezCristian Alvarez

Substitutes

17
WendtOscar Wendt
18
AfekOmri Afek
Substitution84
7
AíltonAílton
Substitution65
3
AmsalemDavid Amsalem
15
AntonssonMikael Antonsson
Substitution69
8
BaruchyanAviram Baruchyan
41
CoeNathan Coe (GK)
22
StraussSagi Strauss
28
AntoneliRomulo Marcos Antoneli
17
DaninEliran Danin
23
MirosevicMilovan Mirosevic
Substitution60

Coach

Ståle Solbakken (NOR) Itzhak Shum (ISR)

Referee

Eduardo Iturralde González (ESP)

Assistant referees

Roberto Alonso (ESP), Francisco Gonzalez Rodriguez (ESP)

Fourth official

Miguel Angel Perez Lasa (ESP)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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