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Fenerbahçe fightback foils Partizan

Published: Wednesday 13 August 2008, 23.45CET
FK Partizan 2-2 Fenerbahçe SK
Partizan struck twice in the first 14 minutes but Alex converted a penalty and Daniel Güiza levelled the tie.
Fenerbahçe fightback foils Partizan
Partizan goalscorer Veljko Paunović (left) tangles with Burak Yılmaz ©Getty Images

Match statistics

PartizanFenerbahçe

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target2
 
2
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed1
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 13 August 2008, 23.45CET

Fenerbahçe fightback foils Partizan

FK Partizan 2-2 Fenerbahçe SK
Partizan struck twice in the first 14 minutes but Alex converted a penalty and Daniel Güiza levelled the tie.

Fenerbahçe SK came back from two goals behind to prevent defeat at FK Partizan and put themselves in a useful position in their UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie.

Güiza equaliser
The Serbian side looked to have the game by the scruff of its neck when Veljko Paunović and Miloš Bogunović put them 2-0 up within 14 minutes. But Fenerbahçe showed a repeated ability to claw back deficits in last season's run to the quarter-finals and captain Alex converted a penalty deep in first-half added time before one of visiting coach Luis Aragonés's UEFA EURO 2008™ winners, Daniel Güiza, equalised in the 50th minute.

Early goals
Partizan beat Newcastle United FC five years ago to reach the group stage and put themselves on to the road to a return when an eleventh-minute Ivan Stevanović cross was headed in by Paunović, back at the Belgrade club after 13 years away. Three minutes later it was 2-0 as Lamine Diarra set up Bogunović.

Fenerbahçe recover
Gökhan Gönül began the response for the visitors when he came close soon afterward and although Diarra again threatened, Fenerbahçe were putting Partizan under pressure. That told five minutes into first-half injury time as Alex was brought down in the box and the playmaker, so vital to Fenerbahçe's feats last term, converted the spot-kick himself. Not long after the break Lugano's superb pass set up Güiza for his first goal for the club. Both sides had their chances thereafter but there is all to play for in Istanbul in a fortnight.

Last updated: 14/08/08 0.47CET

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Lineups

partizan

Partizan

fenerbahçe

Fenerbahçe

27
M. BožovićMladen Božović (GK)
1
Volkan DemirelVolkan Demirel (GK)
3
StevanovićIvan Stevanović
25
Uğur BoralUğur Boral
Substitution83
24
KneževićSrdja Knežević
77
Gökhan GönülGökhan Gönül
4
N. DjordjevićNenad Djordjević (C)
2
LuganoDiego Lugano
21
SikimićMilovan Sikimić
3
Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos
37
ObradovićIvan Obradović
10
AlexAlex (C)
Goal45
Yellow Card58
20
PetrovićRadosav Petrović
Substitution71
4
Edu DracenaEdu Dracena
14
LazićDjordje Lazić
Substitution87
21
Selçuk ŞahinSelçuk Şahin
17
BogunovićMiloš Bogunović
Goal14
Substitution77
14
GüizaDaniel Güiza
Goal50
12
PaunovićVeljko Paunović
Goal10
23
Semih ŞentürkSemih Şentürk
Substitution60
26
DiarraLamine Diarra
Yellow Card68
8
Kazım KazımColin Kazım Richards
Substitution54

Substitutes

1
D. BožovićDarko Božović (GK)
88
Volkan BabacanVolkan Babacan (GK)
28
MiljkovićAleksandar Miljković
53
Yasin ÇakmakYasin Çakmak
6
NgambiAlexis Ngambi
19
Önder TuracıÖnder Turacı
22
LjajićAdem Ljajić
5
Emre BelözoğluEmre Belözoğlu
Substitution60
33
MaletićDarko Maletić
Substitution71
7
Burak YılmazBurak Yılmaz
Substitution54
Yellow Card63
88
ČadikovskiDragan Čadikovski
Substitution87
Yellow Card90+1
33
MaldonadoClaudio Maldonado
Substitution83
29
MarinkovićNenad Marinković
Substitution77
38
İlhan Parlakİlhan Parlak

Coach

Slaviša Jokanović (SRB) Luis Aragonés Suárez (ESP)

Referee

Craig Thomson (SCO)

Assistant referees

Francis Andrews (SCO), Tom Murphy (SCO)

Fourth official

Chris Boyle (SCO)

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