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Torshavn secure goalless draw at Linfield

Published: Tuesday 3 July 2012, 22.45CET
Linfield FC 0-0 B36 Tórshavn
Peter Thompson saw his first-half spot kick saved as the Northern Irish champions were held by their Faroese visitors at Windsor Park.
by Keith Wallace
from Windsor Park
Torshavn secure goalless draw at Linfield
Linfield failed to make home advantage count at Windsor Park ©Getty Images

Match statistics

LinfieldB36

Goals scored0
 
0
on target3
 
1
off target4
 
3
Corners13
 
2
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed9
 
15
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 3 July 2012, 22.45CET

Torshavn secure goalless draw at Linfield

Linfield FC 0-0 B36 Tórshavn
Peter Thompson saw his first-half spot kick saved as the Northern Irish champions were held by their Faroese visitors at Windsor Park.

Linfield FC and B36 Tórshavn will start from scratch in the Faroe Islands next week after playing out a goalless draw in Belfast in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League first qualifying round tie.

Linfield, Northern Irish champions for a seventh time in nine years last season, were left to rue missed chances after having the better of a tight game, but could not find a way past B36's impressive keeper Meinhardt Joensen.

The Faroe Islands No1 made a good save from a powerful Daryl Fordyce effort on 19 minutes, but he excelled himself six minutes before the break. Linfield captain Jamie Mulgrew was fouled by Jonas Rasmussen in the penalty area, but Joensen superbly kept out Peter Thompson's spot kick. Several good opportunities came and went for the hosts, and for Mark McAllister in particular, who was guilty of not turning in Robert Garrett's header across goal from just metres out. 

Tórshavn almost made Linfield pay for their profligacy when Lukasz Cieslewicz hit the post from a rare raid forward late on. The score remained goalless, however, and the second leg will take place in Torshavn next Tuesday.

Last updated: 03/07/12 23.45CET

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Lineups

linfield

Linfield

b36

B36

19
GlendinningRoss Glendinning (GK)
16
M. JoensenMeinhardt Joensen (GK)
2
DouglasSteven Douglas
3
S. JoensenSimun Joensen
7
CurranDamien Curran
4
RasmussenJonas Rasmussen
9
ThompsonPeter Thompson
Penalty39
Substitution75
5
FærøOdmar Færø
Yellow Card61
16
FordyceDaryl Fordyce
7
S. OlsenSúni Olsen
20
GarrettRobert Garrett
Yellow Card90+4
8
DanielsenAtli Danielsen
21
ErvinJim Ervin
9
BorgJákup Borg (C)
Substitution67
22
MulgrewJamie Mulgrew (C)
Yellow Card6
10
R. JacobsenRóaldur Jacobsen
Yellow Card87
23
WatsonAlbert Watson
Substitution46
11
CieslewiczLukasz Cieslewicz
Substitution90+2
24
McCaulBrian McCaul
Substitution65
19
B. OlsenBárdur Olsen
Substitution84
25
McAllisterMark McAllister
20
EysturoyHøgni Eysturoy

Substitutes

3
ArmstrongDavid Armstrong
Substitution46
24
M. PoulsenMagnus Poulsen (GK)
10
CarvillMichael Carville
Substitution65
13
HansenSimun Hansen
12
B. BurnsBilly Burns
14
SkoriniHeini Skorini
Substitution84
15
HanleyNathan Hanley
17
AskhamHördur Askham
18
TiptonMatthew Tipton
Substitution75
21
D. OlsenDánjal Rói Olsen
31
R. ClarkeRoss Clarke
22
MatrasKlæmint Matras
Substitution90+2
32
QuinnNiall Quinn
23
SørensenRasmus Sørensen
Substitution67

Coach

David Jeffrey (NIR) Mikkjal Thomassen (FRO)

Referee

Wim Smet (BEL)

Assistant referees

Kristof Meers (BEL), Christophe Berbiers (BEL)

Fourth official

Christof Virant (BEL)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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