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Samardžić spot kick sends Sheriff past Ulisses

Published: Tuesday 24 July 2012, 22.56CET
FC Sheriff 1-0 Ulisses FC (agg: 2-0)
Already 1-0 to the good from the first leg, Sheriff confirmed their progress with a second-half penalty from captain Miral Samardžić.
by Evgheni Balaniuc
from Stadionul Sheriff
Samardžić spot kick sends Sheriff past Ulisses
Alexandru Dedov (left) and second-leg goalscorer Miral Samardžić ©Sergey Sokolov

Match statistics

SheriffUlisses

Goals scored1
 
0
on target7
 
1
off target9
 
3
Corners8
 
2
Offsides1
 
2
Fouls committed14
 
18
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 24 July 2012, 22.56CET

Samardžić spot kick sends Sheriff past Ulisses

FC Sheriff 1-0 Ulisses FC (agg: 2-0)
Already 1-0 to the good from the first leg, Sheriff confirmed their progress with a second-half penalty from captain Miral Samardžić.

FC Sheriff moved into the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round courtesy of a 1-0 home victory against Ulisses FC.

Sheriff held a 1-0 lead after the first leg but were unable to increase that cushion until midway through the second half, when captain Miral Samardžić converted from the penalty spot after Tengiz Ugrekelidze fouled Aleksandar Pešić.

It could have been even more comfortable for Sheriff had Marko Stanojević and Alexandru Dedov not been denied by the woodwork in the opening 45 minutes. They were not deterred, though, and remained in charge after half-time. Pešić's header just after the hour was as close as they came, Edvard Hovhannisyan pulling off a fine save in the Ulisses goal.

Samardžić soon struck the killer blow from the spot and the floodgates nearly opened, with Dedov and Benjamin Balima both spurning clear-cut opportunities. Ulisses had only one opening of note, Aragoney's long-range shot comfortably kept out by Vladislav Stoyanov.

Sheriff will play PFC Ludogorets Razgrad or GNK Dinamo Zagreb in the third qualifying round, with that tie poised at 1-1 going into Wednesday's second leg in the Croatian capital.

Last updated: 25/07/12 10.18CET

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Lineups

sheriff

Sheriff

ulisses

Ulisses

25
StoyanovVladislav Stoyanov (GK)
99
HovhannisyanEdvard Hovhannisyan (GK)
3
João PereiraJoão Pereira
5
N. GrigoryanNorayr Grigoryan
7
OnicaAlexandru Onica
6
SahakyanNorayr Sahakyan
Yellow Card31
8
GheorghievSerghei Gheorghiev
Yellow Card55
Substitution76
8
GrigoryanDavid Grigoryan (C)
Yellow Card62
Substitution63
10
PešićAleksandar Pešić
Substitution90+2
13
AragoneyAragoney
Substitution85
11
DedovAlexandru Dedov
15
BareghamyanAram Bareghamyan
13
MarjanovićSaša Marjanović
17
UgrekelidzeTengiz Ugrekelidze
15
MetouaMarcel Metoua
18
SimonyanMikheil Simonyan
Substitution81
21
ApatičTadej Apatič
30
JikiaShota Jikia
26
SamardžićMiral Samardžić (C)
Goal66
33
A. GrigoryanArtak Grigoryan
88
StanojevićMarko Stanojević
Substitution59
91
Ngavouka-TsekeLie Pato Ngavouka-Tseke

Substitutes

1
ZveaghinţevAlexandru Zveaghinţev (GK)
1
AfrikyanManvel Afrikyan (GK)
14
BalimaBenjamin Balima
Substitution76
3
HakhnazaryanTigran Hakhnazaryan
Substitution81
17
RouambaFlorent Rouamba
Substitution59
Yellow Card70
7
HambardzumyanOrbeli Hambardzumyan
20
DimaIgor Dima
Substitution90+2
11
BalabekyanArsen Balabekyan
Substitution63
23
PajovićTomislav Pajović
16
MaсhkalyanHovhannes Maсhkalyan
Substitution85
89
PaşcencoAlexandru Paşcenco
20
YeghiazaryanRevik Yeghiazaryan
90
LuvannorLuvannor Henrique
80
AdamyanArtyom Adamyan

Coach

Milan Milanović (SRB) Sevada Arzumanyan (ARM)

Referee

Vlado Glodjović (SRB)

Assistant referees

Branko Pavlović (SRB), Dejan Potoćan (SRB)

Fourth official

Dejan Dimitrijević (SRB)

Legend:

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