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CSKA's Doumbia and Cauņa down Trabzonspor

Published: Tuesday 18 October 2011, 20.09CET
PFC CSKA Moskva 3-0 Trabzonspor AŞ
Seydou Doumbia scored either side of Aleksandrs Cauņa's 76th-minute volley as CSKA recorded a welcome first victory in Group B in Moscow.
by Richard van Poortvliet
from Luzhniki Stadion

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Match statistics

CSKA MoskvaTrabzonspor

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target4
 
2
Attempts off target7
 
11
Corners1
 
9
Offsides0
10
Fouls committed14
 
17
Yellow cards1
 
3
Red cards0
 
0
Possession (%)44
 
56

Standings

Last updated: 21/05/2012 17:30 CET

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Published: Tuesday 18 October 2011, 20.09CET

CSKA's Doumbia and Cauņa down Trabzonspor

PFC CSKA Moskva 3-0 Trabzonspor AŞ
Seydou Doumbia scored either side of Aleksandrs Cauņa's 76th-minute volley as CSKA recorded a welcome first victory in Group B in Moscow.

PFC CSKA Moskva breathed new life into their UEFA Champions League campaign after a deserved 3-0 home win against Trabzonspor AŞ in Group B.

The hosts had a strike force of Seydou Doumbia and Vágner Love to thank for their first victory in the section, as the duo were a constant menace to the Turkish side's defence with their pace and movement. It was that man Doumbia who would grab the headlines again, as his two expertly taken goals, either side of Aleksandrs Cauņa's fine finish, took his tally to four in three matches in this season's competition.

CSKA came into the game knowing realistically they had to win to keep their chances of making the knockout stage alive, having managed a draw and a defeat from their opening two fixtures. Yet the Army Men made a slow start, with the visitors unfortunate not to be ahead after 19 minutes. Vladimir Gabulov got himself into difficulty trying to clear, but with the goal at his mercy Halil Altıntop shot weakly and Sergei Ignashevich cleared off the goal line.

As the half wore on Doumbia and Love began to cause the Trabzonspor defence all manner of problems and in the 29th minute, the duo combined brilliantly to put CSKA into the lead. Love's exquisite back-heel put Doumbia through and the Ivory Coast forward made no mistake with a fierce left-footed shot that left Tolga Zengin with no chance.

The home team continued where they left off in the second half. Zoran Tošić wasted an excellent opportunity two minutes after the break, while Tolga produced a fine clearance to deny Doumbia from doubling the lead. The visitors, who came into the game atop the group, pressed in search of an equaliser, but they were never able to seriously test Gabulov, who was given plenty of protection by his alert back line.

CSKA sealed victory with 14 minutes remaining. Not for the first time, Love escaped his marker and the Brazilian international's measured cross was met at the far post by Cauņa, who volleyed the ball past Tolga for his first UEFA Champions League goal. Doumbia then grabbed his second four minutes from time with an excellent piece of skill to secure CSKA's biggest ever UEFA Champions League win.

Last updated: 27/11/12 12.51CET

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Lineups

cska moskva

CSKA Moskva

trabzonspor

Trabzonspor

30
GabulovVladimir Gabulov (GK)
29
Tolga ZenginTolga Zengin (GK) (C)
4
IgnashevichSergei Ignashevich (C)
5
ČechMarek Čech
Substitution75
6
A. BerezutskiAleksei Berezutski
6
GłowackiArkadiusz Głowacki
Yellow Card22
8
DoumbiaSeydou Doumbia
Goal29
Goal86
Substitution87
9
Halil AltıntopHalil Altıntop
Substitution90+1
9
Vágner LoveVágner Love
10
MierzejewskiAdrian Mierzejewski
10
DzagoevAlan Dzagoev
15
ZokoraDidier Zokora
Yellow Card42
17
MamaevPavel Mamaev
Yellow Card15
Substitution70
20
ColmanGustavo Colman
Yellow Card74
21
Z. TošićZoran Tošić
Substitution62
23
Giray KaçarGiray Kaçar
22
AldoninEvgeni Aldonin
25
AlanzinhoAlanzinho
Substitution46
24
V. BerezutskiVasili Berezutski
28
ČelůstkaOndřej Čelůstka
59
FedotovSemen Fedotov
30
Serkan BalcıSerkan Balcı

Substitutes

1
ChepchugovSergei Chepchugov (GK)
91
Bora SevimBora Sevim (GK)
2
ŠemberasDeividas Šemberas
Substitution70
18
Tayfun CoraTayfun Cora
19
CauņaAleksandrs Cauņa
Substitution62
Goal76
22
Mustafa YumluMustafa Yumlu
25
RahimićElvir Rahimić
Substitution87
24
Aykut AkgünAykut Akgün
Substitution90+1
42
SchennikovGeorgi Schennikov
27
SaparaMarek Sapara
Substitution75
49
Al. VasilyevAleksandr Vasilyev
32
Pawel BrożekPaweł Brożek
Substitution46
61
SerderovSerder Serderov
63
Ferhat ÖztorunFerhat Öztorun

Coach

Leonid Slutski (RUS) Şenol Güneş (TUR)

Referee

Mark Clattenburg (ENG)

Assistant referees

Stephen Child (ENG), Simon Beck (ENG)

Fourth official

Michael Jones (ENG)

Additional assistant referees

Anthony Taylor (ENG), Andre Marriner (ENG)

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