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Brann beat Ventspils at the death

Published: Tuesday 29 July 2008, 22.58CET
SK Brann 1-0 FK Ventspils
Njogu Demba-Nyrén scored after 87 minutes in Norway as Brann laboured to overcome their Latvian visitors.
Brann beat Ventspils at the death
Brann supporters had something to sing about at the end of the game ©Getty Images

Match statistics

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Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
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Published: Tuesday 29 July 2008, 22.58CET

Brann beat Ventspils at the death

SK Brann 1-0 FK Ventspils
Njogu Demba-Nyrén scored after 87 minutes in Norway as Brann laboured to overcome their Latvian visitors.

SK Brann needed an 87th-minute goal from Njogu Demba-Nyrén to get the better of FK Ventspils in the first leg of the clubs' UEFA Champions League second qualifying round meeting.

Slim lead
Substitute Demba-Nyrén struck just when it seemed the Latvian title-holders had denied their Norwegian counterparts, turning the ball home after good work by fellow replacement Erik Huseklepp. The hosts had been frustrated by a tremendous rearguard action from Ventspils although the visitors were also fortunate to see Azar Karadas hit both the post and the crossbar at the Brann Stadion in Bergen. Brann will defend their slender advantage when the tie concludes in Ventspils on 5 August.

Last updated: 30/07/08 18.51CET

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