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AEL secure narrow lead against Partizan

Published: Wednesday 1 August 2012, 22.10CET
AEL Limassol FC 1-0 FK Partizan
Vouho's strike on 13 minutes proved to be the difference between the sides as the hosts earned a first-leg lead to take to Belgrade next week.
by John Leonidou
from Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium
AEL secure narrow lead against Partizan
AEL will have a narrow lead to defend in Belgrade next week ©Getty Images

Match statistics

AELPartizan

Goals scored1
 
0
on target7
 
4
off target4
 
2
Corners8
 
5
Offsides0
1
Fouls committed13
 
14
Yellow cards0
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 1 August 2012, 22.10CET

AEL secure narrow lead against Partizan

AEL Limassol FC 1-0 FK Partizan
Vouho's strike on 13 minutes proved to be the difference between the sides as the hosts earned a first-leg lead to take to Belgrade next week.

AEL Limassol FC will a take a narrow lead into next week's UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg at FK Partizan thanks to Vouho's early strike.

The hosts started the brighter of the two sides and were ahead on 13 minutes when Vouho pounced on a mistake by Nikola Aksentijević, rounded goalkeeper Vladimir Stojković and scored into an empty net. Partizan almost responded immediately through Stefan Šćepović but Matias Degra was quick off his line to deny the 22-year-old forward.

Vouho came close to a second of the evening but some last-ditch defending prevented him from extending the lead after Stojković could only parry Luciano Bebê's strike. Vladimir Vermezović's visitors pushed forward late on as they went in search of an equaliser but Degra stood tall to repel efforts from Nemanja Tomić and Šćepović.

AEL's Edwin Ouon and Dédé fired over from good positions in the remaining minutes.

Last updated: 01/08/12 23.50CET

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Lineups

ael

AEL

partizan

Partizan

32
DegraMatias Degra (GK)
88
StojkovićVladimir Stojković (GK)
2
Dossa JúniorDossa Júnior
3
VolkovVladimir Volkov
7
MonteiroMonteiro
Substitution67
7
TomićNemanja Tomić
Substitution85
20
Luciano BebêLuciano Bebê
Substitution60
8
LovreGoran Lovre
21
Marcos AirosaMarcos Airosa
12
S. ŠćepovićStefan Šćepović
Substitution70
23
CarlitosCarlitos
13
AksentijevićNikola Aksentijević
Yellow Card90+2
29
OuonEdwin Ouon (C)
15
IvanovIvan Ivanov
70
GilbertoGilberto
21
MarkovićSaša Marković
77
DédéDédé
22
S. IlićSaša Ilić (C)
Substitution74
84
DicksonChris Dickson
25
BabovićStefan Babović
99
VouhoVouho
Goal13
Substitution80
40
OstojićMiloš Ostojić
Yellow Card49

Substitutes

22
HidiIsli Hidi (GK)
33
R. IlićRadiša Ilić (GK)
5
ParpasStelios Parpas
2
MiljkovićAleksandar Miljković
10
Rui MiguelRui Miguel
Substitution60
6
StankovićVojislav Stanković
11
EdmarEdmar
Substitution67
10
VukićZvonimir Vukić
Substitution74
12
NikolaouMarios Nikolaou
Substitution80
11
NinkovićNikola Ninković
17
Paulo SérgioPaulo Sérgio
27
ZubyaMohamed Zubya
Substitution70
19
KonstantinouMichalis Konstantinou
50
L. MarkovićLazar Marković
Substitution85

Coach

Pambos Christodoulou (CYP) Vladimir Vermezović (SRB)

Referee

Stanislav Todorov (BUL)

Assistant referees

Veselin Dobriyanov (BUL), Ivo Kolev (BUL)

Fourth official

Alexander Kostadinov (BUL)

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