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Four-goal Partizan too hot for Skendija

Published: Wednesday 13 July 2011, 22.50CET
FK Partizan 4-0 FK Skendija 79
Vladimir Stojković's 12th-minute penalty save and four second-half goals capped a productive night for the Serbian champions in Belgrade.
by Ivan Vjetrovic
from FK Partizan Stadium
Four-goal Partizan too hot for Skendija
Partizan fans had reasons to be cheerful after their side's 4-0 defeat of Skendija ©AFP

Match statistics

PartizanShkëndija

Goals scored4
 
0
Attempts on target11
 
0
Attempts off target8
 
2
Corners9
 
2
Offsides7
 
1
Fouls committed11
 
17
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 13 July 2011, 22.50CET

Four-goal Partizan too hot for Skendija

FK Partizan 4-0 FK Skendija 79
Vladimir Stojković's 12th-minute penalty save and four second-half goals capped a productive night for the Serbian champions in Belgrade.

FK Partizan will feel that they have one foot in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round after completing a four-goal victory against FK Skendija 79 in Belgrade.

It might have been a very different story had Vladimir Stojković not saved a penalty from Feran Hasani after 12 minutes. Despite a goalless first half, the hosts found their feet in the second half as Zvonimir Vukić, Eduardo, Marko Šćepović and a Sedat Berisha own goal compounded a miserable night for Osmani Catip's side.

High temperatures in Belgrade appeared to affect both teams during a torpid first half, although the visitors were offered a golden chance to take the early initiative after Stefan Babović committed a foul in the area. Hasani took the spot-kick but Stojković guessed correctly. On 28 minutes Babović had the chance to make amends but his effort was well saved by Suat Zendeli, who also denied Vladimir Volkov.

There was nothing Zendeli could do three minutes after the break, however, when Volkov, after appearing to overrun the ball, played a clever back-heel to Vukić, who scored with ease. Suddenly Partizan were in their stride and, ten minutes later, two goals to the good as Eduardo latched on to Nikola Aksentijević's pass before rifling in.

Midway through the half, Nemanja Tomić almost scored after a brilliant solo run but was thwarted by Zendeli. Šćepović went one better, though, completing a mazy slalom by dribbling around the goalkeeper to score into an empty net. A miserable night for the FYROM champions was complete when Berisha put the ball into his own net while trying to thwart yet another Partizan attack.

Last updated: 15/07/11 13.32CET

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Lineups

partizan

Partizan

shkëndija

Shkëndija

88
StojkovićVladimir Stojković (GK)
12
ZendeliSuat Zendeli (GK)
3
VolkovVladimir Volkov
4
MustafiNebi Mustafi (C)
4
MedoMedo
6
CuculiArdian Cuculi
5
RankovićAleksandar Ranković
7
RedzepiEljmedin Redzepi
Substitution67
9
EduardoEduardo
Goal58
Substitution76
10
HasaniFeran Hasani
Penalty12
10
VukićZvonimir Vukić
Yellow Card19
Goal48
11
SaliErsan Sali
Yellow Card16
13
AksentijevićNikola Aksentijević
17
ElmazovskiIlir Elmazovski
Substitution84
15
IvanovIvan Ivanov
20
EminiIzair Emini
22
S. IlićSaša Ilić (C)
Substitution67
21
NikitovićVladimir Nikitović
25
BabovićStefan Babović
Yellow Card11
22
HuseiniMuhamed Huseini
Substitution88
31
ŠćepovićMarko Šćepović
Goal74
Substitution87
23
BerishaSedat Berisha
Yellow Card5
Goal76

Substitutes

33
R. IlićRadiša Ilić (GK)
1
VeliiHadis Velii (GK)
6
StankovićVojislav Stanković
3
DzelilAbdula Dzelil
7
TomićNemanja Tomić
Substitution67
5
NeziriMedzit Neziri
Substitution84
19
JovančićVladimir Jovančić
Substitution76
8
BilbilovskiMarjan Bilbilovski
21
MarkovićSaša Marković
16
SelmaniJasir Selmani
Substitution88
23
DavidovAleksandar Davidov
18
MiskovskiNenad Miskovski
50
L. MarkovićLazar Marković
Substitution87
19
NafiuValjmir Nafiu
Substitution67

Coach

Aleksandar Stanojević (SRB) Osmani Catip (MKD)

Referee

Artyom Kuchin (KAZ)

Assistant referees

Evgeni Belski (KAZ), Serik Zhappasbayev (KAZ)

Fourth official

Ruslan Duzmambetov (KAZ)

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  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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