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Debrecen squeeze past Kalmar

Published: Wednesday 22 July 2009, 21.40CET
Kalmar 3-1 Debrecen (agg: 3-3, Debrecen win on away goals)
The ten-man Hungarian titleholders survived a spirited comeback to book a third qualifying round contest against FC Levadia Tallinn.
Debrecen squeeze past Kalmar
Gergely Rudolf helped Debrecen through on away goals ©Getty Images

Match statistics

KalmarDebrecen

Goals scored3
 
1
Attempts on target21
 
11
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners5
 
4
Offsides7
 
4
Fouls committed15
 
20
Yellow cards2
 
6
Red cards0
1

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 22 July 2009, 21.40CET

Debrecen squeeze past Kalmar

Kalmar 3-1 Debrecen (agg: 3-3, Debrecen win on away goals)
The ten-man Hungarian titleholders survived a spirited comeback to book a third qualifying round contest against FC Levadia Tallinn.

Ten-man Debreceni VSC survived a spirited comeback from Kalmar FF to book a third qualifying round meeting with FC Levadia Tallinn after an away-goals success.

Elm double
The Swedish champions, beaten 2-0 in the first leg, fell further adrift to Jozsef Varga's 13th-minute strike but hauled themselves level on aggregate with Rasmus Elm scoring in either half and Daniel Mendes also on target before the break. Péter Maté was dismissed for a second booking in the dying stages but the Hungarian titleholders clung on.

Varga opener
An away goal was always going to be a priceless commodity for Andras Herczeg's charges and when Varga burst through the centre of the home defence and slid his finish under Petter Wastå the tie appeared over. But the response from the hosts was admirable. Mendes's header was saved by Vukašin Poleksić and Elm's deflected free-kick clipped the bar, yet they still levelled within six minutes of trailing when Elm's cross found the far corner after his brother David had failed to make contact with an attempted header.

Sending off
Mendes then added another, sweeping in after Daniel Sobralense had pulled back a low cross from the byline on 32 minutes. Debrecen regrouped, though, and were more resilient thereafter. Gergely Rudolf nearly put the tie to bed after 69 minutes but only hit the side-netting having rounded Wastå, and within three minutes it was 3-3 on aggregate when Rasmus Elm scored from the penalty spot after Maté, later sent off, conceded a spot-kick.

Last updated: 23/07/09 10.10CET

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Lineups

kalmar

Kalmar

debrecen

Debrecen

1
WaståPetter Wastå (GK)
1
PoleksićVukašin Poleksić (GK)
3
LantzJoachim Lantz
4
LeandroLeandro
Yellow Card72
5
CarlssonTobias Carlsson
Substitution56
14
RudolfGergely Rudolf
Substitution87
8
RydströmHenrik Rydström (C)
Yellow Card46
17
MészárosNorbert Mészáros
9
S. LarssonStefan Larsson
18
MátéPéter Máté
Yellow Card71
Red Card86
12
SobralenseDaniel Sobralense
Substitution69
22
BernáthCsaba Bernáth
13
ElmDavid Elm
Substitution56
30
KissZoltán Kiss (C)
Yellow Card45
17
MendesDaniel Mendes
Goal32
33
J. VargaJózsef Varga
Goal13
Yellow Card60
18
ElmRasmus Elm
Goal19
Goal71
Yellow Card89
41
OláhLóránt Oláh
Substitution64
25
ErikssonTobias Eriksson
55
SzakályPéter Szakály
Substitution73
26
NouriEmin Nouri
77
CzvitkovicsPéter Czvitkovics

Substitutes

32
AzinovicZlatan Azinovic (GK)
12
PantićDjordje Pantić (GK)
10
SmylieDaryl Smylie
Substitution69
7
DombiTibor Dombi
Substitution73
Yellow Card79
11
DaudaAbiola Dauda
16
KomlósiÁdám Komlósi
Substitution87
16
LennartssonPetter Lennartsson
21
FodorMarcell Fodor
19
SantosRicardo Santos
Substitution56
23
SzilágyiPéter Szilágyi
Substitution64
21
JohanssonLasse Johansson
Substitution56
39
CoulibalyAdamo Coulibaly
35
AssisLourival Assis
81
KatonaAttila Katona

Coach

Nanne Bergstrand (SWE) András Herczeg (HUN)

Referee

Stanislav Sukhina (RUS)

Assistant referees

Oleg Tselovalnikov (RUS), Viktor Kulagin (RUS)

Fourth official

Vladimir Pettay (RUS)

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