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Dominant Valletta vault into second round

Published: Tuesday 10 July 2012, 22.19CET
FC Lusitans 0-1 Valletta FC (agg: 0-9)
Mark Miller's team followed up their emphatic first-leg win with a slender victory in Andorra to confirm their place in the second qualifying round.
Dominant Valletta vault into second round
William Barbosa charges past Lusitans midfielder Luis Pinto ©Silvia Casals

Match statistics

LusitansValletta

Goals scored0
1
on target1
 
1
off target1
 
1
Corners3
 
0
Offsides1
 
5
Fouls committed11
 
8
Yellow cards5
 
0
Red Cards1
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 10 July 2012, 22.19CET

Dominant Valletta vault into second round

FC Lusitans 0-1 Valletta FC (agg: 0-9)
Mark Miller's team followed up their emphatic first-leg win with a slender victory in Andorra to confirm their place in the second qualifying round.

A slender second-leg win against FC Lusitans ensured a 9-0 aggregate victory for Valletta FC and set up a meeting with FK Partizan in the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round.

With an eight-goal advantage heading into the return leg in Andorra, Valletta's progress was all but secured. Jhonnattann, one of the stars of the first leg, earned Mark Miller's side another win with his third goal of the tie 16 minutes in.

It was an impressive strike, too, collecting William Barbosa's deep pass, subtly flicking the ball over Lusitans goalkeeper Ricardo Fernández and heading over the line. The hosts, who had Luis Pinto sent off in added time for a second booking, were seeking their first goal of the tie, but could not muster a response.

Valletta now face Partizan, runners-up to Real Madrid CF in this competition in 1966. The first leg will be held at Ta' Qali Stadium in Malta on 17 July, with the return in Belgrade a week later.

Last updated: 10/07/12 23.51CET

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Lineups

lusitans

Lusitans

valletta

Valletta

30
Ricardo FernándezRicardo Fernández (GK)
25
KrulAndré Krul (GK)
2
ZariohJamal Zarioh
2
CaruanaJonathan Caruana
4
Yael FontanYael Fontan
3
AzzopardiIan Azzopardi
Substitution59
8
Luis PintoLuis Pinto
Yellow Card45
Substitution72
Red Card90+5
4
BorgSteve Borg
10
Luis Dos ReisLuis Dos Reis
Substitution65
9
M. MifsudMichael Mifsud
11
Fernando GonçalvesFernando Gonçalves
Yellow Card80
10
BriffaRoderick Briffa (C)
13
PinheiroBruno Pinheiro (C)
Yellow Card17
Substitution90
11
BarbosaWilliam Barbosa
15
BruninhoBruninho
13
Riccardo RochaRiccardo Rocha
17
MoreiraVictor Moreira
17
JhonnattannJhonnattann
Goal16
Substitution66
18
Rafael BritoRafael Brito
19
DenniDenni
24
Leonel MacielLeonel Maciel
Yellow Card86
21
Jusselio Donizete Jusselio Donizete
Substitution61

Substitutes

1
BenitezAndrés Benitez (GK)
1
CiniYenz Cini (GK)
3
Hugo VelosoHugo Veloso
6
R. FenechRyan Fenech
Substitution61
5
Samuel MartinsSamuel Martins
7
G. AgiusGilbert Agius
9
Pedro ReisPedro Reis
Substitution65
Yellow Card76
8
AgiusEdmond Agius
Substitution66
14
FerreiraJonathan Ferreira
20
FalzonDyson Falzon
Substitution59
16
AtabuAtabu
Substitution72
23
SammutKevin Sammut
21
Franklim SoaresFranklim Soares
Substitution90
26
FrendoCleavon Frendo

Coach

Vicenç Marquès (AND) Mark Miller (ENG)

Referee

Huw Jones (WAL)

Assistant referees

John Bryn Roberts (WAL), Alun Boore (WAL)

Fourth official

Nick Pratt (WAL)

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