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Debrecen success sealed with a Kiss

Published: Wednesday 15 July 2009, 23.45CET
Debreceni VSC 2-0 Kalmar FF
Second-half efforts from Jozsef Varga and Zoltán Kiss handed the Hungarian champions victory against their Swedish equivalents.
by Mark Pettit
Debrecen success sealed with a Kiss
Zoltán Kiss scored the second goal ©AFP

Match statistics

DebrecenKalmar

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target13
 
7
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners6
 
3
Offsides5
 
5
Fouls committed11
 
17
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 15 July 2009, 23.45CET

Debrecen success sealed with a Kiss

Debreceni VSC 2-0 Kalmar FF
Second-half efforts from Jozsef Varga and Zoltán Kiss handed the Hungarian champions victory against their Swedish equivalents.

Second-half efforts from Jozsef Varga and Zoltán Kiss provided Debreceni VSC with a 2-0 cushion to take to Sweden for next Wednesday's return.

Late strikes
The Hungarian champions had to wait 73 minutes to open the scoring before Kiss added a crucial second with a spectacular second goal four minutes from time. The game had required something special to break the deadlock with neither side capable of the creativity needed in the opening half. Daniel Mendes's effort was parried by the hosts' goalkeeper Vukašin Poleksić while Gergely Rudolf's header was kept out by a flying save from Petter Wastå at the other end.

Entertaining half
The second half was more open, however, with Leandro and Rudolf testing Wastå from distance. Kalmar responded with Rasmus Elm's drive, which forced a smart save from Poleksić, but the visitors were immediately caught on the counterattack as substitute Loránt Oláh crossed for Varga to slide in to score. Within moments, Oláh fired a presentable chance over from close range while Elm's fierce 35-metre free-kick was punched over by Poleksić. The Debrecen No1's intervention proved critical late on when Kiss rifled a low strike across Wastå into the bottom corner following a Tibor Dombi throw-in.

Last updated: 16/07/09 10.43CET

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Lineups

debrecen

Debrecen

kalmar

Kalmar

1
PoleksićVukašin Poleksić (GK)
1
WaståPetter Wastå (GK)
4
LeandroLeandro
3
LantzJoachim Lantz
14
RudolfGergely Rudolf
Substitution90+1
8
RydströmHenrik Rydström (C)
17
MészárosNorbert Mészáros
9
S. LarssonStefan Larsson
18
MátéPéter Máté
12
SobralenseDaniel Sobralense
22
BernáthCsaba Bernáth
Yellow Card65
13
ElmDavid Elm
Substitution84
30
KissZoltán Kiss (C)
Goal86
14
ÅlanderStefan Ålander
33
J. VargaJózsef Varga
Yellow Card72
Goal73
17
MendesDaniel Mendes
Substitution84
55
SzakályPéter Szakály
Substitution85
18
ElmRasmus Elm
77
CzvitkovicsPéter Czvitkovics
25
ErikssonTobias Eriksson
99
DuduDudu
Substitution58
26
NouriEmin Nouri

Substitutes

12
PantićDjordje Pantić (GK)
32
AzinovicZlatan Azinovic (GK)
7
DombiTibor Dombi
Substitution85
5
CarlssonTobias Carlsson
16
KomlósiÁdám Komlósi
10
SmylieDaryl Smylie
19
ViniciusVinicius
11
DaudaAbiola Dauda
Substitution84
21
FodorMarcell Fodor
16
LennartssonPetter Lennartsson
41
OláhLóránt Oláh
Substitution58
19
SantosRicardo Santos
Substitution84
81
KatonaAttila Katona
Substitution90+1
21
JohanssonLasse Johansson

Coach

András Herczeg (HUN) Nanne Bergstrand (SWE)

Referee

Fredy Fautrel (FRA)

Assistant referees

Christophe Capelli (FRA), Stephan Luzi (FRA)

Fourth official

Didier Falcone (FRA)

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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