Gyumri City - Gyumri 02/07/2013 - 15:00CET (17:00 local time)

First qualifying round, First leg

Shirak - Tre Penne
3-0

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Fofana treble puts Shirak in control

Published: Tuesday 2 July 2013, 17.44CET
FC Shirak 3-0 SP Tre Penne
Ismaël Fofana hit a hat-trick as the Armenian title holders strolled to a comfortable win in the opening leg of their first qualifying round tie.
by Khachik Chakhoyan
from Gyumri City Stadium
Fofana treble puts Shirak in control
Ismaël Fofana receives the adulation of his Shiark team-mates ©Hakber
 

Match statistics

Shirak
Tre Penne

3

Goals scored

0

0

Possession (%)

0

19

Total attempts

3

8

on target

0

9

off target

2

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

1

4

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

18

Fouls committed

10

9

Fouls suffered

18

Lineups

shirak

Shirak

tre penne

Tre Penne

22Harutyunyan (GK)12Pazzini (GK)
4Kadio2C. Valentini
Yellow Card59
9Fofana
Goal36
Goal55
Goal64
3Baschetti
10Hakobyan
Substitution63
5Mikhaylovski
13Kyere
Substitution78
6A. Rossi
15K. Aleksanyan (C)7Cibelli (C)
19Muradyan9Pignieri
Substitution79
21Hovhannisyan
Yellow Card73
10Chiaruzzi
24Odhiambo
Substitution73
11Valli
25Davoyan13Capicchioni
Substitution71
29Diop
Penalty11
14M. Rossi
Substitution88

Substitutes

1Abrahamyan (GK)22Chierighini (GK)
5T. Davtyan8Cardini
Substitution79
7Muradyan15Colonna
17Marikyan
Substitution78
17Tamburini
Substitution88
18Mkrtchyan
Substitution73
18Menin
Substitution71
23Mikaelyan19Fantini
31Panosyan
Substitution63
23L. Nanni

Coaches

Vardan Bichakhchyan (ARM) Marco Protti (ITA)

Referee

Alexandr Aliyev (KAZ)

Press kits

Standings

 
 
  
Published: Tuesday 2 July 2013, 17.44CET

Fofana treble puts Shirak in control

FC Shirak 3-0 SP Tre Penne
Ismaël Fofana hit a hat-trick as the Armenian title holders strolled to a comfortable win in the opening leg of their first qualifying round tie.

Ismaël Fofana kicked off the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League season in style, hitting a hat-trick as Armenian title holders FC Shirak stunned San Marino's SP Tre Penne 3-0.

The home team were always in control of this first qualifying round opener and could have been ahead inside ten minutes had Dame Diop not missed from the spot following a foul by Francesco Baschetti. Fofana made no mistake 26 minutes later, though, taking receipt of Davit Hakobyan's incisive pass and finishing unerringly beyond visiting goalkeeper Gianmarco Pazzini.

Shirak resumed the second half with the same air of authority, with Hakobyan centimetres away from turning in George Odhiambo's corner. A second goal was nonetheless forthcoming as Fofana danced past three defenders and found the net with aplomb.

Not content with his lot, the Ivorian forward headed in Odhiambo's pinpoint centre to complete a stylish treble and give Vardan Bichakhchyan's charges an imposing first-leg advantage ahead of the decider on 9 July.

Last updated: 03/07/13 9.35CET

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