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Ten-man Dinamo held by Sheriff

Published: Wednesday 28 July 2010, 21.00CET
FC Sheriff 1-1 NK Dinamo Zagreb
The visitors raced out of the blocks but ended with ten men and an away draw ahead of next week's return in Croatia.
by Evgheni Balaniuc
from Sheriff Stadium
Ten-man Dinamo held by Sheriff
Sheriff and Dinamo are level at 1-1 going into next week's second leg ©Boris Kharchenko

Match statistics

SheriffDinamo Zagreb

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target5
 
3
Attempts off target8
 
5
Corners6
 
3
Offsides1
 
1
Fouls committed12
 
9
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red cards0
1

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 28 July 2010, 21.00CET

Ten-man Dinamo held by Sheriff

FC Sheriff 1-1 NK Dinamo Zagreb
The visitors raced out of the blocks but ended with ten men and an away draw ahead of next week's return in Croatia.

FC Sheriff and NK Dinamo Zagreb are locked at 1-1 after the first leg of their UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie in Moldova.

Dinamo, so nearly the victims of a remarkable comeback by FC Koper in the previous round, were on the front foot early on in Tiraspol, Brazilian midfielder Sammir giving them a third-minute lead. That was as good as it got for Velimir Zajec's side, as Sheriff drew level through Aleksandr Erokhin ten minutes prior to half-time. The Croatian titleholders' downturn in fortune was complete with the 61st-minute dismissal of Tomislav Barbarić.

It started far more brightly for the visitors, Sammir racing past Vazha Tarkhnishvili before lobbing Sheriff goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov from an acute angle. The home team went close to levelling on the half-hour when José Nadson's header struck the bar, but had to wait only another five minutes to restore parity. Vladimir Branković's free-kick was not dealt with by the Dinamo defence and Erokhin pounced, leaving Tomislav Butina with no chance from close range.

Sheriff were stirred into life by that goal and received a further fillip 16 minutes into the second half when Barbarić was sent off. Dinamo were second best for the remainder of the match and were left grateful for the exploits of captain Butina, who denied Amath Diedhiou, Milos Adamovic and Vladimir Volkov to ensure honours ended even.

Last updated: 06/12/12 9.06CET

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Lineups

sheriff

Sheriff

dinamo zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

25
V. StoyanovVladislav Stoyanov (GK)
1
ButinaTomislav Butina (GK) (C)
3
VolkovVladimir Volkov
Substitution88
3
IbáñezLuis Ibáñez
5
TarkhnishviliVazha Tarkhnishvili (C)
Yellow Card77
4
MesarićLeonard Mesarić
9
Jymmy FrançaJymmy França
5
CalelloAdrián Calello
Yellow Card90+1
10
ErokhinAleksandr Erokhin
Yellow Card29
Goal35
7
EttoEtto
15
VranješOgnjen Vranješ
10
SammirSammir
Goal3
Substitution85
21
DiedhiouAndré Diedhiou
Substitution66
15
ChagoMathias Chago
26
SamardžićMiral Samardžić
16
BadeljMilan Badelj
Substitution69
28
NadsonNadson
Substitution32
19
BarbarićTomislav Barbarić
Yellow Card53
Red Card61
30
BrankovićVladimir Branković
20
SlepičkaMiroslav Slepička
Substitution63
44
AdamovićMiloš Adamović
25
CufréLeandro Cufré

Substitutes

12
StajilaDmitri Stajila (GK)
12
LončarićFilip Lončarić (GK)
6
ScripcencoAlexandru Scripcenco
8
TomićAnte Tomić
7
NikolićBaco Nikolić
Substitution66
13
ŠimićDario Šimić
Substitution63
8
GheorghievSerghei Gheorghiev
Substitution88
18
AntolićDomagoj Antolić
16
KhachaturovArtyom Khachaturov
23
DodôDodô
Substitution69
19
DjurovićMarko Djurović
24
SivonjićIlija Sivonjić
Substitution85
22
Fred NelsonFred Nelson
Substitution32
77
MoralesPedro Morales

Coach

Andrei Sosnitski (BLR) Velimir Zajec (CRO)

Referee

Anastassios Kakos (GRE)

Assistant referees

Christos Baltas (GRE), Gagas Dimitrios (GRE)

Fourth official

Ilias Spathas (GRE)

Legend:

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