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Ventspils dash Dudelange dream

Published: Wednesday 22 July 2009, 20.45CET
F91 Dudelange 1-3 FK Ventspils (agg:1-6)
The Latvian champions recovered from conceding an early goal to complete a comfortable passage to the third qualifying round.
Ventspils dash Dudelange dream
Vitālijs Astafjevs equalised for Ventspils ©Getty Images

Match statistics

DudelangeVentspils

Goals scored1
 
3
Attempts on target6
 
7
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners3
 
2
Offsides0
1
Fouls committed11
 
7
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red cards1
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 22 July 2009, 20.45CET

Ventspils dash Dudelange dream

F91 Dudelange 1-3 FK Ventspils (agg:1-6)
The Latvian champions recovered from conceding an early goal to complete a comfortable passage to the third qualifying round.

FK Ventspils recovered from conceding an early goal to complete a comfortable passage through to the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 3-1 win at F91 Dudelange.

Da Mota strike
The Latvian champions' aggregate lead was reduced to 3-1 when Daniel Da Mota opened the scoring after a quarter of an hour but any hopes of a turnaround in Luxembourg diminished when Vitālijs Astafjevs levelled 12 minutes later. Second-half goals from Andrejs Butriks and Pavels Mihadjuks confirmed the visitors' success and a tie against FC BATE Borisov.

Experienced Astafjevs
Ventspils had required three goals in the final eleven minutes to settle the first leg and they were slow out of the blocks again as Da Mota sowed the seeds for an unlikely comeback. But the wisdom of 38-year-old Astafjevs, who has an incredible 152 caps for Latvia, quickly calmed any nerves in Roman Grygorchuk's ranks. Butriks, on target in the first meeting of the sides, made it 2-1 on 57 minutes and Mihadjuks completed the scoring ten minutes later while the home team's misery was finalised when Emmanuel Françoise was sent off shortly after.

Last updated: 22/07/09 22.36CET

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Lineups

dudelange

Dudelange

ventspils

Ventspils

1
JoubertJonathan Joubert (GK)
30
PavlovsAndrejs Pavlovs (GK)
8
WalterChristophe Walter
Substitution62
3
AstafjevsVitālijs Astafjevs
Goal27
Yellow Card69
Substitution71
9
Da MotaDaniel Da Mota
Goal15
Substitution72
4
ŽigajevsJurijs Žigajevs
Substitution63
10
HareauSebastien Hareau
5
KosmačovsJevgēņijs Kosmačovs (C)
12
MolnarGregory Molnar
7
CilinšekSaša Cilinšek
15
HammamiNasreddine Hammami
8
KačanovsDeniss Kačanovs
18
FrançoiseEmmanuel Françoise
Yellow Card62
Red Card69
9
RimkusVīts Rimkus
19
GuthleberLaurent Guthleber
Yellow Card26
15
ChirkinGrigori Chirkin
23
ZeghdaneLéhit Zeghdane (C)
18
MihadjuksPāvels Mihadjuks
Goal67
Yellow Card84
25
Roni SoutoRoni Souto
Substitution76
20
DedovAlexandru Dedov
Substitution46
26
DiakiteAbdoul Diakite
32
ButriksAndrejs Butriks
Goal57

Substitutes

21
HeilYann Heil (GK)
16
EltermanisMāris Eltermanis (GK)
6
PayalBen Payal
Substitution62
2
SoleičuksAleksejs Soleičuks
7
BendahaBareck Bendaha
Substitution76
6
LazdiņšArtis Lazdiņš
Substitution71
11
BensiStefano Bensi
12
SavčenkovsIgors Savčenkovs
16
RemySébastien Remy
Substitution72
14
ShpakovIvan Shpakov
Substitution46
17
CentroneRicardo Centrone
22
ŢîgîrlaşIgor Ţîgîrlaş
22
RodriguesRaphael Rodrigues
33
João MartinsJoão Martins
Substitution63

Coach

Marc Grosjean (BEL) Roman Grygorchuk (UKR)

Referee

Martin Ingvarsson (SWE)

Assistant referees

Peter Ekström (SWE), Stefan Hallberg (SWE)

Fourth official

Johan Hamlin (SWE)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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