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Solid Steaua see off Dinamo

Published: Tuesday 6 August 2013, 22.37CET
FC Steaua Bucureşti 1-1 FC Dinamo Tbilisi (agg: 3-1)
Iasmin Latovlevici's early strike made sure the Romanian title holders booked a safe passage to the play-offs.
by Paul Zaharia
from National Arena
Solid Steaua see off Dinamo
Steaua midfielder Cristian Tănase (right) looks to escape the attentions of Dinamo's Elguja Grigalashvili ©Razvan Pasarica

Match statistics

SteauaDinamo Tbilisi

Goals scored1
 
1
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts24
 
10
on target5
 
3
off target13
 
6
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners11
 
5
Offsides5
 
3
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed18
 
13
Fouls suffered13
 
18
Passes0
 
0
completed0
 
0

Standings

Matches

6 August 2013

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

7 August 2013

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Published: Tuesday 6 August 2013, 22.37CET

Solid Steaua see off Dinamo

FC Steaua Bucureşti 1-1 FC Dinamo Tbilisi (agg: 3-1)
Iasmin Latovlevici's early strike made sure the Romanian title holders booked a safe passage to the play-offs.

FC Steaua Bucureşti progressed to the UEFA Champions League play-offs after they held FC Dinamo Tbilisi 1-1 at home to complete a 3-1 aggregate success in the third qualifying round.

Laurenţiu Reghecampf's side took an early lead through defender Iasmin Latovlevici and, despite Ustaritz's equaliser on the night, they never looked in great danger of surrendering their overall advantage. The Georgian champions pressed forward in the second half but were unable to reel in a determined Steaua team.

It did not take the hosts long to hit their stride at the National Arena, Latovlevici opening the scoring following a delightful pass from influential Steaua captain Alexandru Bourceanu on six minutes.

Dinamo had goalkeeper Giorgi Loria to thank for keeping the score at 1-0; the 27-year-old saved brilliantly from Cristian Tănase before denying Federico Piovaccari with an even more spectacular stop just before half-time.

Dušan Uhrin Jr's men had chances of their own in that first period but had to wait until the 48th minute for the equaliser. Just moments after home custodian Ciprian Tătăruşanu had foiled Jaba Dvali, Xisco's corner was met by fellow Spaniard Ustaritz, who guided a firm header into the net.

That would be the end of the scoring, though, as Steaua shut up shop to see out the tie. The Romanian title holders now turn their attentions to Friday's play-off draw, where they will find out who stands between them and a place in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

Last updated: 05/09/13 0.03CET

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Lineups

steaua

Steaua

dinamo tbilisi

Dinamo Tbilisi

12
TătăruşanuCiprian Tătăruşanu (GK)
77
LoriaGiorgi Loria (GK) (C)
4
SzukałaŁukasz Szukała
Substitution46
4
UstaritzUstaritz
Goal48
5
PintiliiMihai Pintilii
Substitution46
6
KvaratskheliaGivi Kvaratskhelia
10
TănaseCristian Tănase
7
SeturidzeGiorgi Seturidze
Yellow Card90+2
14
LatovleviciIasmin Latovlevici
Goal6
8
KhmaladzeLevan Khmaladze
Yellow Card31
17
GeorgievskiDaniel Georgievski
9
DvaliJaba Dvali
Substitution71
21
ChiricheşVlad Chiricheş
10
MerebashviliGiorgi Merebashvili
25
PiovaccariFederico Piovaccari
15
PapavaGiorgi Papava
Substitution60
55
BourceanuAlexandru Bourceanu (C)
16
KvirkveliaDavid Kvirkvelia
77
PopaAdrian Popa
Yellow Card74
19
GrigalashviliElguja Grigalashvili
80
IancuGabriel Iancu
Yellow Card30
Substitution56
28
XiscoXisco

Substitutes

1
NițăFlorin Niță (GK)
25
ZarkuaTornike Zarkua (GK)
6
GardoşFlorin Gardoş
Substitution46
5
KhocholavaDavid Khocholava
11
PrepeliţăAndrei Prepeliţă
Substitution56
12
KhurtsilavaDavid Khurtsilava
20
Leandro TatuLeandro Tatu
21
GogaDorin Goga
Substitution60
Yellow Card69
22
PîrvulescuPaul Pîrvulescu
30
GvelesianiGiorgi Gvelesiani
23
StanciuNicolae Stanciu
Substitution46
32
GlisicDarko Glisic
30
RăduţMihai Răduţ
99
VouhoVouho
Substitution71
Yellow Card77

Coach

Laurenţiu Reghecampf (ROU) Dušan Uhrin Jr. (CZE)

Referee

Kristinn Jakobsson (ISL)

Assistant referees

Sigurdur Oli Thorleifsson (ISL), Birkir Sigurdarson (ISL)

Fourth official

Gunnar Jarl Jónsson (ISL)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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