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Levadia lose out to Debrecen

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2009, 22.45CET
Debreceni VSC 1-0 FC Levadia Tallinn (agg: 2-0)
History repeated itself for the Hungarian and Estonian champions as Adamo Coulibaly's strike gave the hosts another narrow victory.
by Márton Dinnyés
Levadia lose out to Debrecen
Debrecen's Jozsef Varga (left) in action in his team's win over Levadia ©Mathias Imre

Match statistics

DebrecenLevadia

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target21
 
12
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners8
 
3
Offsides3
 
2
Fouls committed12
 
20
Yellow cards3
 
3
Red cards0
1

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 5 August 2009, 22.45CET

Levadia lose out to Debrecen

Debreceni VSC 1-0 FC Levadia Tallinn (agg: 2-0)
History repeated itself for the Hungarian and Estonian champions as Adamo Coulibaly's strike gave the hosts another narrow victory.

It was a case of recent history repeating itself for Debreceni VSC and FC Levadia Tallinn as the Hungarian champions earned their second 1-0 victory of the tie thanks to Adamo Coulibaly's 70th-minute winner.

History-makers
Leandro struck the only goal in Tallinn a week ago but this time it was Frenchman Coulibaly who provided the decisive moment to send Debrecen into the UEFA Champions League play-off round – the furthest they have travelled in five attempts in Europe's élite club competition. The visitors' frustrations were compounded when Deniss Malov was dismissed with ten minutes remaining.

Poleksić save
The Estonian titleholders had come close to levelling the tie on aggregate in the first half at the Oláh Gábor utcai Stadium when DVSC goalkeeper Vukašin Poleksić produced an exceptional save to deny Vitali Gussev. Gergely Rudolf responded for the hosts but missed the target by a matter of centimetres a few minutes later. Andras Herczeg's outfit confirmed their progress as 2-0 aggregate winners with 20 minutes to play when Péter Szakály swung in a perfect cross from the left and Coulibaly finished with aplomb from ten metres. Malov was then sent off to seal a miserable night for Igor Prins's charges, though they at least have the consolation of a berth in the UEFA Europa League play-off round.

Last updated: 06/08/09 0.35CET

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Lineups

debrecen

Debrecen

levadia

Levadia

1
PoleksićVukašin Poleksić (GK)
30
KaalmaMartin Kaalma (GK)
14
RudolfGergely Rudolf
Yellow Card48
Substitution89
2
KalimullinAndrei Kalimullin (C)
16
KomlósiÁdám Komlósi
4
MorozovIgor Morozov
17
MészárosNorbert Mészáros
9
GussevVitali Gussev
21
FodorMarcell Fodor
Yellow Card87
10
IvanovVladislav Ivanov
22
BernáthCsaba Bernáth
Substitution64
13
MarmorKristian Marmor
Substitution21
30
KissZoltán Kiss (C)
14
MalovDeniss Malov
Yellow Card24
Red Card80
33
J. VargaJózsef Varga
Yellow Card22
15
SaarelmaTomi Saarelma
Yellow Card31
39
CoulibalyAdamo Coulibaly
Goal70
Substitution71
18
N.AndreevNikita Andreev
Substitution46
55
SzakályPéter Szakály
22
S. PuriSander Puri
77
CzvitkovicsPéter Czvitkovics
27
TenisteTaijo Teniste

Substitutes

12
PantićDjordje Pantić (GK)
1
KüttKert Kütt (GK)
2
SzűcsIstván Szűcs
Substitution89
6
MonesAleks Mones
7
DombiTibor Dombi
Substitution64
7
ŠišovTihhon Šišov
Substitution21
19
ViniciusVinicius
11
ZelinskiIndrek Zelinski
Substitution46
28
Z. NagyZoltán Nagy
25
PuriEino Puri
41
OláhLóránt Oláh
Substitution71
28
SubbotinIgor Subbotin
81
KatonaAttila Katona

Coach

András Herczeg (HUN) Igor Prins (EST)

Referee

Damir Skomina (SVN)

Assistant referees

Primož Arhar (SVN), Marko Stančin (SVN)

Fourth official

Slavko Vinčić (SVN)

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  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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