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Basel get score draw at Göteborg

Published: Wednesday 30 July 2008, 23.47CET
IFK Göteborg 1-1 FC Basel 1893
Benjamin Huggel's away goal made it advantage Basel despite the Swedish champions equalising through Thomas Olsson.
by Steffen Potter
Basel get score draw at Göteborg
Basel's François Marque (right) competes for the ball with Pontus Wernblom ©Getty Images

Match statistics

GöteborgBasel

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target1
 
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 30 July 2008, 23.47CET

Basel get score draw at Göteborg

IFK Göteborg 1-1 FC Basel 1893
Benjamin Huggel's away goal made it advantage Basel despite the Swedish champions equalising through Thomas Olsson.

It was advantage FC Basel 1893 after the Swiss champions scored an away goal in holding IFK Göteborg to a 1-1 draw in Sweden.

Level pegging
Benjamin Huggel did the damage for Basel, breaking the deadlock after 26 minutes of this UEFA Champions League second qualifying round tie. That was reward for Basel's early dominance, but Göteborg hit back with an equaliser from Thomas Olsson six minutes later. Either team might have clinched victory but the contest was left open going into next Wednesday's second leg in Switzerland.

No decision
Huggel struck with a back-post header from Jürgen Gjasula's corner to silence the crowd in Gothenburg. However, the lead was only fleeting as Jakob Johansson set up Olsson to restore parity. IFK were then in the ascendant yet could not find a second goal. Likewise Basel had nothing to show for their late pressure as David Abraham, Gjasula and Huggel failed to register with chances.

Last updated: 31/07/08 11.55CET

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Lineups

göteborg

Göteborg

basel

Basel

29
SöderRobin Söder
Substitution83
21
MarqueFrançois Marque
19
WernbloomPontus Wernbloom
Yellow Card25
1
CostanzoFranco Costanzo (GK) (C)
1
ChristensenKim Christensen (GK)
30
CarlitosCarlitos
Yellow Card67
22
R. SigurdssonRagnar Sigurdsson
32
ZanniReto Zanni
7
HysénTobias Hysén
Substitution75
8
HuggelBenjamin Huggel
Goal26
5
BjärsmyrMattias Bjärsmyr
22
ErgićIvan Ergić
6
A. JohanssonAdam Johansson
7
GjasulaJürgen Gjasula
8
OlssonThomas Olsson
Goal32
9
PerovićMarko Perović
Substitution58
10
AlexanderssonNiclas Alexandersson (C)
19
AbrahamDavid Abraham
Yellow Card50
14
H. JónssonHjalmar Jónsson
20
SafariBehrang Safari
Yellow Card82
13
SvenssonGustav Svensson
31
DerdiyokEren Derdiyok

Substitutes

16
LundErik Lund
11
ChipperfieldScott Chipperfield
28
BärkrothNiklas Bärkroth
Substitution83
18
CraytonLouis Crayton (GK)
15
J. JohanssonJakob Johansson
3
HodelRonny Hodel
18
WallerstedtJonas Wallerstedt
28
FeratiBeg Ferati
9
SelakovicStefan Selakovic
6
GelabertMarcos Gelabert
12
StenmanDavid Stenman (GK)
17
Eduardo RubioEduardo Rubio
2
ErikssonSebastian Eriksson
Substitution75
14
StockerValentin Stocker
Substitution58

Coach

Stefan Rehn (SWE) Christian Gross (SUI)

Referee

Paolo Dondarini (ITA)

Assistant referees

Cristiano Copelli (ITA), Gianluca Cariolato (ITA)

Fourth official

Dino Tommasi (ITA)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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