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Dević does the damage as Metalist beat PAOK

Published: Tuesday 30 July 2013, 22.45CET
PAOK FC 0-2 FC Metalist Kharkiv
Marko Dević continued his fine run of form with both goals as the Ukrainian side secured a useful lead to take back to Kharkiv next week.
by Vasiliki Papantonopoulou
from Stadio Toumba
Dević does the damage as Metalist beat PAOK
Marko Dević (No33) is congratulated after scoring one of his two goals against PAOK ©Vasilis Ververidis

Match statistics

PAOKMetalist

Goals scored0
2
Total attempts7
 
11
on target2
 
6
off target4
 
2
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork0
1
Corners8
 
6
Offsides2
 
2
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed13
 
18
Fouls suffered18
 
11

Standings

Matches

30 July 2013

SalzburgSalzburg - FenerbahçeFenerbahçe
PAOKPAOK - MetalistMetalist
PSVPSV - Zulte WaregemZulte Waregem
LyonLyon - GrasshoppersGrasshoppers
BaselBasel - Gyori ETO / Maccabi Tel/Aviv
Sligo Rovers / Molde - The New Saints / Legia Warszawa
HJK Helsinki / Nomme Kalju - Viktoria Plzen / Zeljeznicar
GNK Dinamo / Fola Esch - Sheriff / Sutjeska
NordsjællandNordsjælland - ZenitZenit
Slovan Bratislava / Luogorets Razgrad - Shirak / Partizan
Dinamo Tbilisi / EB/Streymur - Steaua Bucuresti / Vardar
APOELAPOEL - Birkirkara / Maribor
Celtic / Cliftonville - Elfsborg / Daugava Daugavpils
BATE Borisov / Shakhter Karagandy - Neftci / Skenderbeu
Austria WienAustria Wien - Ekranaas / FH

31 July 2013

 
Published: Tuesday 30 July 2013, 22.45CET

Dević does the damage as Metalist beat PAOK

PAOK FC 0-2 FC Metalist Kharkiv
Marko Dević continued his fine run of form with both goals as the Ukrainian side secured a useful lead to take back to Kharkiv next week.

Marko Dević was the hero for FC Metalist Kharkiv in Salonika, scoring both goals as the Ukrainian side secured a 2-0 first-leg lead against PAOK FC.

Metalist, who have won their opening three league games of the season, were forced to withstand concerted periods of PAOK pressure. They did so without undue alarm and prevailed courtesy of a goal in either half from Dević – the 29-year-old's fourth and fifth of the season in all competitions.

PAOK had the first meaningful opportunity to break the deadlock 30 minutes in, Stefanos Athanasiadis finding himself alone in the penalty area with only visiting keeper Vladimir Dišljenković to beat. He fluffed his lines, though, and PAOK were behind 12 minutes later. Dević did the damage from the penalty spot after Miguel Vítor had been punished for a handball. The Portuguese defender nearly made amends soon after the interval but he headed Lucas's corner narrowly over Dišljenković's crossbar.

Disaster then struck for PAOK when Jacobo left his goal unguarded with 18 minutes left, chasing after a long ball to no avail. Dević finished superbly, curling in from a long way out on the left. Metalist nearly made it three in the third minute of added time, but substitute Jonathan Cristaldo was denied by a post. Even so, PAOK have plenty of work to do if they are to make it to the play-offs.

Last updated: 05/09/13 0.02CET

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