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Nothing to separate Trabzonspor and CSKA

Published: Wednesday 2 November 2011, 23.08CET
Trabzonspor AŞ 0-0 PFC CSKA Moskva
A late header from Trabzonspor's Ondřej Čelůstka against a post was the closest either side came on a night when Seydou Doumbia was sent off.
by Dirk Vermeiren
from Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium

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Match statistics

TrabzonsporCSKA Moskva

Goals scored0
 
0
Attempts on target2
 
5
Attempts off target4
 
6
Corners6
 
4
Offsides9
 
3
Fouls committed13
 
14
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red cards0
1
Possession (%)48
 
52

Standings

Last updated: 21/05/2012 17:36 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Wednesday 2 November 2011, 23.08CET

Nothing to separate Trabzonspor and CSKA

Trabzonspor AŞ 0-0 PFC CSKA Moskva
A late header from Trabzonspor's Ondřej Čelůstka against a post was the closest either side came on a night when Seydou Doumbia was sent off.

Trabzonspor AŞ and PFC CSKA Moskva remain level on points in UEFA Champions League Group B and firmly in contention to qualify after playing out a goalless draw in Turkey.

Seydou Doumbia's two goals were instrumental to the Army Men's 3-0 win in the reverse fixture a fortnight ago but the striker, who had an early effort cleared off the line by Giray Kaçar, endured a frustrating night which culminated in his 74th-minute dismissal for a foul on fellow Ivorian Didier Zokora.

Not even the return from suspension of the prolific Burak Yılmaz could inspire the hosts to a victory − which they came close to snatching in added time when Arkadiusz Głowacki headed against a post − that would have lifted them above CSKA and into second place behind FC Internazionale Milano.

The visitors took control of the early stages and could have been a goal up as early as the second minute when Doumbia rounded goalkeeper Tolga Zengin; only Giray blocked his path to a fifth UEFA Champions League goal of the campaign. Soon after, the Trabzonspor No1 tipped over Vágner Love's dipping strike.

Burak, the scorer of 11 of Trabzonspor's 14 top-flight goals this term, was being closely monitored by the CSKA defence, whose offside trap caught the 26-year-old out on numerous occasions. He was not without opportunities of his own, though, having dragged a shot wide and directed a header off target before the break.

At the other end Doumbia was proving more menacing. The Ivory Coast forward was thwarted by a smart save by the outrushing Tolga in added time as CSKA finished the half strongly. Leonid Slutksi's team controlled much of the opening 45 minutes and when they began to gain the upper hand with their short passing after the interval, Şenol Güneş introduced Paulo Henrique and Alanzinho to provide Burak with some much-needed support.

The substitutions nearly paid off when Alanzinho intercepted possession in midfield, drove into the penalty area and forced Vladimir Gabulov into a low save. The raucous crowd's expectations were raised by Doumbia's departure for a second booking, ruling him out of the home game against LOSC Lille Métropole in three weeks, yet any hopes of a late push never really materialised.

Indeed, Tolga had to be alert to touch away a late Alan Dzagoev shot, though the Black Sea club came mightily close with the last attack as Głowacki saw his header from a Gustavo Colman corner strike the woodwork and deflect narrowly wide.

Last updated: 27/11/12 20.41CET

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2012/matches/round=2000263/match=2007627/postmatch/report/index.html#trabzonspor+draw+with+cska

Quotes

  • Şenol Güneş

    Read more"We couldn't pass the ball well. When you play like we did, there's little chance of winning a Champions League match. "

  • Leonid Slutski

    Read more"Even with we were down to ten men we looked most likely to open the scoring. It was very annoying not to win"

Lineups

trabzonspor

Trabzonspor

cska moskva

CSKA Moskva

29
Tolga ZenginTolga Zengin (GK) (C)
30
GabulovVladimir Gabulov (GK)
5
ČechMarek Čech
4
IgnashevichSergei Ignashevich (C)
6
GłowackiArkadiusz Głowacki
6
A. BerezutskiAleksei Berezutski
9
Halil AltıntopHalil Altıntop
Substitution61
8
DoumbiaSeydou Doumbia
Yellow Card40
Red Card74
10
MierzejewskiAdrian Mierzejewski
Yellow Card58
Substitution81
9
Vágner LoveVágner Love
Yellow Card59
15
ZokoraDidier Zokora
Yellow Card56
10
DzagoevAlan Dzagoev
17
Burak YılmazBurak Yılmaz
17
MamaevPavel Mamaev
Yellow Card26
Substitution80
20
ColmanGustavo Colman
21
TošićZoran Tošić
Substitution70
23
Giray KaçarGiray Kaçar
22
AldoninEvgeni Aldonin
28
ČelůstkaOndřej Čelůstka
24
V. BerezutskiVasili Berezutski
30
Serkan BalcıSerkan Balcı
Substitution61
42
SchennikovGeorgi Schennikov
Substitution46

Substitutes

1
Onur KıvrakOnur Kıvrak (GK)
1
ChepchugovSergei Chepchugov (GK)
12
Paulo HenriquePaulo Henrique
Substitution61
2
ŠemberasDeividas Šemberas
Substitution80
22
Mustafa YumluMustafa Yumlu
5
VasinViktor Vasin
24
Aykut AkgünAykut Akgün
Substitution81
14
NababkinKirill Nababkin
Substitution46
25
AlanzinhoAlanzinho
Substitution61
19
CauņaAleksandrs Cauņa
Substitution70
27
SaparaMarek Sapara
25
RahimićElvir Rahimić
63
Ferhat ÖztorunFerhat Öztorun
61
SerderovSerder Serderov

Coach

Şenol Güneş (TUR) Leonid Slutski (RUS)

Referee

Alberto Undiano Mallenco (ESP)

Assistant referees

Fermin Martinez Ibanez (ESP), Juan Yuste (ESP)

Fourth official

Ignacio Iglesias Villanueva (ESP)

Additional assistant referees

Fernando Teixeira (ESP), César Muñiz (ESP)

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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