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AIK fashion slender advantage

Published: Tuesday 13 July 2010, 20.45CET
AIK 1-0 AS La Jeunesse d'Esch
A 57th-minute goal from teenager Pontus Engblom was enough for the Swedish side to overcome their opponents from Luxembourg.
by Oscar Lindgren Ortiz
from Råsunda Stadium
AIK fashion slender advantage
Stéphane Piron vies for possession with AIK's Walid Atta ©Getty Images

Match statistics

AIKJeunesse Esch

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target3
 
0
Attempts off target4
 
1
Corners4
 
3
Offsides1
 
1
Fouls committed19
 
10
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 13 July 2010, 20.45CET

AIK fashion slender advantage

AIK 1-0 AS La Jeunesse d'Esch
A 57th-minute goal from teenager Pontus Engblom was enough for the Swedish side to overcome their opponents from Luxembourg.

AIK will take the slenderest of leads into their UEFA Champions League second qualifying round decider against AS La Jeunesse d'Esch thanks to a second-half goal from Pontus Engblom.

The 18-year-old's 57th-minute strike from a narrow angle was one of the few noteworthy moments in an otherwise uneventful first leg in Stockholm. Jeunesse d'Esch rarely threatened before or after Engblom's intervention but nevertheless still have hope of turning the tie in their favour when the teams reconvene for the second leg on 21 July.

Despite dominating possession AIK were unable to transform their superiority into anything tangible in the first half, a tame header from Engblom and an off-target Antônio Flávio effort proving the sum of their attacking endeavours.

Nils-Eric Johansson shot wide from Flávio's quickly-taken corner after the break before Engblom broke the deadlock just before the hour, turning the ball inside Marc Oberweis' near post after the visitors' defence failed to clear his initial attempt at finding a team-mate.

That prompted Gregory Servais to fire wide from a free-kick midway through the second half in what was a rare Jeunesse d'Esch attempt, although Per Karlsson had to be alert soon after to snuff out substitute Serdo Pupovac as Jacques Muller's side sought an equaliser.

Last updated: 13/07/10 23.02CET

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Lineups

aik

AIK

jeunesse esch

Jeunesse Esch

27
TurinaIvan Turina (GK)
1
OberweisMarc Oberweis (GK)
3
KarlssonPer Karlsson
3
C. LeweckCharles Leweck
4
JohanssonNils-Eric Johansson
4
HoffmannEric Hoffmann
6
AttaWalid Atta
5
PortierAdrien Portier
7
DaníelssonHelgi Daníelsson
8
ServaisGregory Servais
8
TjernströmDaniel Tjernström (C)
10
PetersRené Peters (C)
9
LjubojevićGoran Ljubojević
Substitution54
11
ColletteDan Collette
11
Antônio FlávioAntônio Flávio
13
PironStéphane Piron
Substitution46
14
PaveyKenny Pavey
15
RodriguezRoxan Rodriguez
Substitution87
26
EngblomPontus Engblom
Goal57
22
FullenwarthThomas Fullenwarth
Substitution82
30
JohnsonDulee Johnson
Substitution85
23
MartinKevin Martin

Substitutes

13
StamatopoulosKenny Stamatopoulos (GK)
12
SchererSébastien Scherer (GK)
2
BackmanNiklas Backman
2
MoreiraClayton Moreira
Substitution82
Yellow Card87
5
Åhman PerssonRobert Åhman Persson
7
LeoniMickaël Leoni
15
WalkerKevin Walker
9
DouretAurélien Douret
21
ĆatovićAdmir Ćatović
Substitution54
14
GonçalvesKeivin Gonçalves
24
GustavssonDaniel Gustavsson
Substitution85
18
CantonnetLoïc Cantonnet
Substitution87
28
LundbergViktor Lundberg
21
PupovacSerdo Pupovac
Substitution46

Coach

Alex Miller (SCO) Jacques Muller (LUX)

Referee

Hubert Siejewicz (POL)

Assistant referees

Konrad Sapela (POL), Radosław Siejka (POL)

Fourth official

Szymon Marciniak (POL)

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