Stade Municipal de Differdange - Differdange 16/07/2013 - 19:30CET (19:30 local time)

Second qualifying round, First leg

Fola - Dinamo Zagreb
0-5

Fola - Dinamo Zagreb 0-5 - 16/07/2013 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2014

The official website for European football

All over for Fola as Dinamo score five

Published: Tuesday 16 July 2013, 22.29CET
CS Fola Esch 0-5 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
The Luxembourger title holders had Dinamo scoreless at half-time before yielding to five goals in 20 dazzling second-half minutes.
by Giovanni de Paola
from Differdange
All over for Fola as Dinamo score five
Dinamo Zagreb celebrate one of their five goals in Luxembourg ©Fabrizio Munisso
 

Match statistics

Fola
Dinamo Zagreb

0

Goals scored

5

0

Possession (%)

0

6

Total attempts

20

2

on target

10

4

off target

9

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

1

0

Corners

5

0

Offsides

3

1

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

7

Fouls committed

8

8

Fouls suffered

7

Lineups

fola

Fola

dinamo zagreb

Dinamo Zagreb

1Hym (GK)22Migliore (GK)
6Bernard2Soudani
Goal59
Goal63
Substitution65
7Payal3Ibáñez
9Hornuss
Substitution69
4Šimunić (C)
10Dallevedove
Substitution75
6Ivo Pinto
21Jans7Ademi
Goal75
23Laterza
Yellow Card34
Substitution78
11Fernándes
Goal79
24Kirch13Addy
25Roni Souto (C)17Husejinović
27Bensi20Pamić
Substitution58
28Klein90Čop
Goal64
Substitution76

Substitutes

22Theis (GK)12Zelenika (GK)
3Keita8Antolić
Substitution58
8Macé
Substitution69
9Kramarić
Substitution76
11Guérenne19Pivarić
15Hadji
Substitution75
27Leko
16Alunni28Halilović
Substitution65
20Rani
Substitution78
31Sare

Coaches

Jeff Strasser (LUX) Krunoslav Jurčić (CRO)

Referee

Bobby Madden (SCO)

Press kits

Standings

 
 
  
Published: Tuesday 16 July 2013, 22.29CET

All over for Fola as Dinamo score five

CS Fola Esch 0-5 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
The Luxembourger title holders had Dinamo scoreless at half-time before yielding to five goals in 20 dazzling second-half minutes.

GNK Dinamo Zagreb brushed aside Luxembourger champions CS Fola Esch 5-0 with an emphatic second-half display which all but confirms the Croatian side's place in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round.

Krunoslav Jurčić's team scored five times in 20 minutes as Fola Esch's resistance finally wilted in Differdange. Once Hilal Soudani had made the breakthrough, with a quickfire double in the 59th and 63rd minutes, further goals followed from Duje Čop, Arijan Ademi and lastly Junior Fernándes with 11 minutes remaining.

Such a scoreline had seemed unlikely in the opening period of this second qualifying round first leg, as Fola's stout defending limited last season's UEFA Champions League group stage contestants to two opportunities. Fernándes and Ademi had been the players responsible for missing those chances, yet they made amends after Soudani – whose contribution was two goals and an assist – had forced ajar the floodgates.

The irony for Jeff Strasser's side was that Fola's best attacking moment, a Stefano Bensi free-kick that flew narrowly over, came 60 seconds before Soudani's game changer. The Algerian international's first was deflected in by Billy Bernard, though he definitely took artistic merit for his second and then set up Čop's sliding third moments later.

Ademi profited from Jakob Dallevedove's mistake to fire in No4, and with Fola by now flattened, Fernándes completed the rout. Dinamo's greater ability, experience and know-how had won the day – and is likely to prevail again in the return leg in Zagreb next Tuesday, 23 July.

Last updated: 17/07/13 0.18CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2014/matches/round=2000476/match=2011686/postmatch/report/index.html#dinamo+dispatch+fola

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.