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Piaček goal puts Žilina in charge

Published: Tuesday 17 July 2012, 22.33CET
MŠK Žilina 1-0 Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC
Jozef Piaček gave Žilina a lead to defend in the second leg, scoring a minute after team-mate Ricardo Nunes had a second-half penalty saved.
by Tomáš Čunčík
from Štadión pod Dubňom
Piaček goal puts Žilina in charge
Jozef Piaček scored the only goal in Žilina's victory ©MŠK Žilina

Match statistics

ŽilinaH. Kiryat Shmona

Goals scored1
 
0
on target8
 
4
off target4
 
8
Corners8
 
7
Offsides3
 
0
Fouls committed11
 
13
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 17 July 2012, 22.33CET

Piaček goal puts Žilina in charge

MŠK Žilina 1-0 Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC
Jozef Piaček gave Žilina a lead to defend in the second leg, scoring a minute after team-mate Ricardo Nunes had a second-half penalty saved.

Jozef Piaček headed in the only goal as MŠK Žilina, group stage participants two seasons ago, condemned Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC to defeat in their first UEFA Champions League match.

It seemed the hosts' chance of establishing a lead to carry into next Tuesday's second qualifying round second leg had lapsed when impressive Kiryat Shmona goalkeeper Daniel Amos saved Ricardo Nunes' 81st-minute penalty. Piaček, however, redeemed his team-mate by directing in captain Miroslav Barčík's corner 60 seconds later.

Amos frustrated the Slovakian side on more than one occasion before he was eventually beaten, denying Momodou Ceesay early on from a tight angle and then Piaček from Nunes' centre. The same players combined again a minute later, Piaček getting the slightest of touches to a cross only for the ball to strike the crossbar.

The visitors responded with Shimon Abhazira shooting wide in their first incursion into the Žilina penalty area, while after the break Sali Hassarmi struck the bar when it appeared easier to score following David Solari's corner.

The grounded Amos then somehow thwarted Ceesay and, a quarter of an hour later from the penalty spot, Nunes, but Piaček made sure Frans Adelaar's men had something to work with going into the return leg next Tuesday.

Last updated: 18/07/12 19.18CET

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Lineups

žilina

Žilina

h. kiryat shmona

H. Kiryat Shmona

30
DúbravkaMartin Dúbravka (GK)
13
AmosDaniel Amos (GK)
7
LeitnerVladimír Leitner
5
Tzedek                        Shir Tzedek
11
BarčíkMiroslav Barčík (C)
Substitution90+2
10
BadashBarak Badash
Substitution77
12
PečovskýViktor Pečovský
15
Gabai                         El'ad Gabai
15
PiačekJozef Piaček
Goal82
17
HasarmaSalah Hasarma
17
PichRóbert Pich
18
GerzicichBryan Gerzicich
18
M. CeesayMomodou Ceesay
Substitution70
19
AbuhaziraShimon Abuhazira
20
ŠulekPeter Šulek
22
TasevskiDarko Tasevski
Yellow Card33
Substitution82
21
GuimaGuima
Substitution58
23
RochetAdrian Rochet (C)
Yellow Card81
45
MaboukaErnest Mabouka
24
SolariDavid Solari
Substitution90+1
77
Ricardo NunesRicardo Nunes
Yellow Card44
Penalty81
81
MatovićDušan Matović

Substitutes

89
Le GiangPatrik Le Giang (GK)
45
NitzanItamar Nitzan (GK)
2
AngelovičStanislav Angelovič
Substitution90+2
4
VahabaBen Vahaba
3
ŠkriniarMilan Škriniar
6
GazalRavid Gazal
Substitution82
5
AkakpoSerge Akakpo
7
AbedAhmed Abed
Substitution77
6
KáčerMiroslav Káčer
14
MresatWael Mresat
Substitution90+1
10
MajtánTomáš Majtán
Substitution58
16
ElishaAdi Elisha
24
DezaJean Deza
Substitution70
Yellow Card88
20
LeviLior Levi

Coach

Frans Adelaar (NED) Gili Landau (ISR)

Referee

César Muñiz (ESP)

Assistant referees

José Miranda (ESP), Enrique Andres Samper (ESP)

Fourth official

Carlos Delgado Ferreiro (ESP)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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