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Zestafoni assume control against Dacia

Published: Wednesday 13 July 2011, 20.15CET
FC Zestafoni 3-0 FC Dacia Chisinau
The Georgian champions will take a telling lead to Moldova thanks to two first-half goals from Jaba Dvali and one from Nikoloz Gelashvili.
by Vakhtang Bzikadze
from David Abashidze Stadium
Zestafoni assume control against Dacia
Jaba Dvali (left) enjoys one of his two goals against Dacia ©Badri Ketiladze

Match statistics

ZestafoniDacia

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target6
 
3
Attempts off target6
 
1
Corners8
 
1
Offsides0
1
Fouls committed16
 
23
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 13 July 2011, 20.15CET

Zestafoni assume control against Dacia

FC Zestafoni 3-0 FC Dacia Chisinau
The Georgian champions will take a telling lead to Moldova thanks to two first-half goals from Jaba Dvali and one from Nikoloz Gelashvili.

Georgian champions FC Zestafoni defeated FC Dacia Chisinau 3-0 in the opening instalment of their second qualifying round tie.

Both clubs were making their debut in the UEFA Champions League but it was Zestafoni who appeared most at home throughout. Their Moldovan counterparts face a sizeable task on home soil next week after falling to two first-half goals from Jaba Dvali and one from Nikoloz Gelashvili.

Though it was Gelashvili who had the honour of scoring Zestafoni's first-ever goal at this level on 14 minutes, it was captain Tornike Aptsiauri's splendid pass which ensured the No9 of a comfortable finish.

Dvali was equally composed midway through the opening period when he pounced on a lax Dacia offside trap and kept his cool with only visiting goalkeeper Artiom Gaiduchevici to beat.

He doubled his own tally five minutes from half-time to put Zestafoni three to the good, and though Igor Dobrovolski's charges limited the damage after the interval, they will nevertheless have their work cut out in the return on 20 July.

Last updated: 15/07/11 13.30CET

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Lineups

zestafoni

Zestafoni

dacia

Dacia

89
KvaskhvadzeRoin Kvaskhvadze (GK)
30
GaiducheviciArtiom Gaiduchevici (GK)
2
GongadzeTeimuraz Gongadze
6
DobreLucian Dobre (C)
4
OnianiGiorgi Oniani
7
OnicaAlexandru Onica
Substitution78
8
DaushviliMurtaz Daushvili
Yellow Card24
11
MihaliovMaxim Mihaliov
9
GelashviliNikoloz Gelashvili
Goal14
Substitution68
17
NechaevAleksandr Nechaev
Substitution46
10
DzariaIrakli Dzaria
Substitution71
19
AtanackovićBranislav Atanacković
Substitution41
11
DvaliJaba Dvali
Goal23
Goal40
21
StjepanovićSlaven Stjepanović
13
GrigalashviliShota Grigalashvili
23
TumbaševićJanko Tumbašević
16
KhidesheliGiorgi Khidesheli
25
GamezardashviliDavid Gamezardashvili
20
EliavaZaal Eliava
27
DimovskiGorance Dimovski
55
AptsiauriTornike Aptsiauri (C)
Substitution86
47
CojocariAndrei Cojocari
Yellow Card57

Substitutes

12
MamaladzeZurab Mamaladze (GK)
1
MoşneagaGhenadie Moşneaga (GK)
5
KobakhidzeMamuka Kobakhidze
4
IlescuDenis Ilescu
6
AladashviliKakhaber Aladashvili
9
OrbuGhenadie Orbu
Substitution78
7
BenashviliAleks Benashvili
20
BursucIulian Bursuc
17
GorgiashviliTornike Gorgiashvili
Substitution71
22
DedovAlexandru Dedov
Substitution46
27
BabunashviliShota Babunashvili
Substitution86
24
MamahAbdoul-Gafar Mamah
Substitution41
37
TsinamdzgvrishviliRati Tsinamdzgvrishvili
Substitution68
61
KrkotićMiloš Krkotić

Coach

Gia Geguchadze (GEO) Igor Dobrovolski (RUS)

Referee

Halis Özkahya (TUR)

Assistant referees

Orkun Aktaş (TUR), Cemal Bingul (TUR)

Fourth official

Hakan Ceylan (TUR)

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