Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski - Sofia 21/08/2013 - 20:45CET (21:45 local time)

Play-offs, First leg

Ludogorets - Basel
2-4

Ludogorets - Basel 2-4 - 21/08/2013 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2014

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A second half full of goals comes to an end in Sofia. Basel have a two goal advantage going into the return leg in Switzerland next week. Ludogorets have a lot of work to do if they are to reach the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time in their history.
  • 90+3
    Fábio Espinho (Ludogorets) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Safari (Basel).
  • 90+1
    Sauro (Basel) makes a save.
  • 90+1
    Moţi (Ludogorets) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    88
    Delgado (in) - Salah (out) (Basel)
  • 86
    Salah (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 85
    Elneny (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Zlatinski (Ludogorets).
  • Substitution
    85
    Sauro (in) - Stocker (out) (Basel)
  • Goal
    84
    Schär (Basel) scores from the penalty spot.
    Fabian Schär places the penalty low to into the bottom corner. Vladislav Stoyanov dives the wrong way, and Basel have a two goal lead.
  • Red Card
    83
    Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets) is dismissed.
    Mohamed Salah is released through the middle, and is tripped by Júnior Caiçara inside the box. The Brazilian is the last man back, and is shown a straight red card. Fabian Schär to take the penalty for Basel.
  • 82
    Salah (Basel) was fouled in the penalty area by Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets)
  • 81
    Voser (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Misidjan (Ludogorets).
    Virgil Misidjan dances round a couple of Basel players on the left and earns a free-kick in a promising position for Ludogorets.
  • 81
    Elneny (Basel) misses the target.
  • Yellow Card
    81
    Voser (Basel) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 81
    Díaz (Basel) takes the corner.
  • 80
    Díaz (Basel) takes the corner.
  • 80
    Díaz (Basel) takes the corner.
  • 79
    V. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) makes a save.
    Almost a hat-trick for Mohamed Salah. Basel captain Valentin Stocker threads a ball through to the Eqyptian international, who tries to poke the ball past Vladislav Stoyanov, but the Ludogorets goalkeeper makes a brilliant low save to his right.
  • 79
    Salah (Basel) has an effort on goal.
  • 76
    Salah (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 73
    Fábio Espinho (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Ar. Ajeti (Basel).
  • Substitution
    72
    Fábio Espinho (in) - Marcelinho (out) (Ludogorets)
    Marcelinho scored Ludogorets' equalising goal, but his night is over. The Brazilian forward has been replaced by Fábio.
  • 72
    Barthe (Ludogorets) misses the target.
    Ludogorets play the ball over the top to Alexandre Barthe, who hits a half volley towards goal, but Arlind Ajeti gets a crucial block in to divert the French defender's effort just wide.
  • 71
    I. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) takes the corner.
  • 70
    Marcelinho (Ludogorets) misses the target.
    Huge chance for Ludogorets, as Ivan Stoyanov's free-kick finds Marcelinho, but the Brazilian heads wide when unmarked in the box.
  • 70
    I. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    69
    Safari (Basel) is shown a yellow card.
  • 69
    Safari (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets).
    Ludogorets have a free-kick in a good position on the right, just outside of the Basel box.
  • Substitution
    65
    Xhaka (in) - Sio (out) (Basel)
    Minutes after putting his side ahead, debutant Giovanni Sio is replaced by Taulant Xhaka.
  • Goal
    64
    Sio (Basel) scores!
    A debut goal for Giovanni Sio! Valentin Stocker plays a clever flicked through ball to the Ivorian striker, who calmly side-foots into the net.
  • Substitution
    63
    Misidjan (in) - Dani Abalo (out) (Ludogorets)
  • 63
    Dyakov (Ludogorets) misses the target.
  • 60
    Voser (Basel) misses the target.
  • 60
    Stocker (Basel) takes the corner.
  • 60
    Voser (Basel) misses the target.
  • Goal
    59
    Salah (Basel) scores!
    Mohamed Salah gets his second goal of the night! Marcelo Díaz chips the ball over the Ludogorets defence, the Egyptian times his run and produces a composed finish past Vladislav Stoyanov.
  • 57
    Stocker (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 57
    Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets) makes a save.
  • 57
    Sio (Basel) has an effort on goal.
  • 57
    V. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) makes a save.
    Almost a debut goal for Giovanni Sio, but his header from around six yards out is saved by Yann Sommer. The ball falls for Mohamed Salah, but his attempt is blocked.
  • Substitution
    56
    Michel (in) - Bezjak (out) (Ludogorets)
    Roman Bezjak, who provided Ludogorets' assist for their first goal, is replaced by Michel.
  • 55
    Salah (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 54
    Dani Abalo (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Salah (Basel).
  • 52
    F. Frei (Basel) misses the target.
    Basel work the ball outside the Ludogorets box, and Fabian Frei takes aim from just outside the penalty area, but his shot is wide of Vladislav Stoyanov's right post.
  • Goal
    50
    I. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) scores!
    Patient build up play from the Bulgarian champions, and they have got their reward. Marcelinho mishits his effort to get on the end of a cross from the right, but that tees up Ivan Stoyanov to thump the ball past Yann Sommer!
  • 49
    Minev (Ludogorets) misses the target.
    Ludogorets play a clever one-two on the edge of the Basel box, but the attempted cross into the penalty area is mishit. The ball eventually comes to Yordan Minev, but his effort from distance is wide of the goal.
  • 48
    Stocker (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Basel get play restarted in Sofia. 1-1 the score, but the Swiss side are just ahead in the tie due to their away goal.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    All square at the break. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for Basel with a driven shot into the top corner, but Marcelinho's delicate chip over Yann Sommer gave Ludogorets the equaliser. Basel are ahead in the tie as things stand, due to their away goal.
  • 45+2
    Dani Abalo (Ludogorets) misses the target.
    Ludogorets play a deep cross into the Basel box, which finds Dani Abalo, but the unmarked Spaniard shoots over the bar.
  • 45+1
    Zlatinski (Ludogorets) makes a save.
  • 45+1
    Elneny (Basel) has an effort on goal.
  • 45+1
    Díaz (Basel) takes the corner.
  • 45
    V. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) makes a save.
    Marcelo Díaz fires in a ferocious low shot from quite some distance, which is tipped round the post by Vladislav Stoyanov for a corner.
  • 45
    Díaz (Basel) has an effort on goal.
  • 43
    Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Salah (Basel).
  • 43
    Salah (Basel) fouls.
  • 42
    Salah (Basel) fouls.
  • 39
    Sio (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 38
    Sio (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Dyakov (Ludogorets).
  • 37
    Minev (Ludogorets) is flagged for offside.
  • 37
    Sommer (Basel) makes a save.
    Ivan Stoyanov receives the ball to the left of the Basel goal, and from a tight angle fires in a shot which is saved by Yann Sommer.
  • 37
    I. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) has an effort on goal.
  • 36
    Stocker (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Minev (Ludogorets).
  • Yellow Card
    34
    Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 34
    Júnior Caiçara (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Díaz (Basel).
  • 30
    Minev (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Voser (Basel).
  • 27
    Marcelinho (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on F. Frei (Basel).
  • Yellow Card
    26
    Sio (Basel) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 25
    Sio (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Moţi (Ludogorets).
  • Goal
    23
    Marcelinho (Ludogorets) scores!
    Roman Bezjak plays a through-ball to Marcelinho, and the Brazilian brilliantly chips the ball over onrushing Basel goalkeeper Yann Sommer to equalise!
  • 21
    Elneny (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Minev (Ludogorets).
  • 20
    I. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) misses the target.
  • 17
    Minev (Ludogorets) is flagged for offside.
  • 16
    I. Stoyanov (Ludogorets) takes the corner.
  • 15
    Stocker (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Marcelinho (Ludogorets).
  • 14
    Moţi (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Sio (Basel).
  • Goal
    12
    Salah (Basel) scores!
    Basel play a long ball over the top, Mohamed Salah beats the offside trap and drills a shot across goal into the net!
  • 10
    Zlatinski (Ludogorets) is penalised for a foul on Elneny (Basel).
  • 9
    Voser (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 5
    Díaz (Basel) delivers the corner.
    Diaz whips in the corner from the left, but the ball is punched away by Ludogorets goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Ludogorets get the play-off first leg underway in Sofia. The Bulgarian side are aiming to reach the group stage for the first time in their history, while last year's UEFA Europa League semi-finalists Basel want to qualify for the next phase for the first time since 2010/11.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 
 

Match statistics

Ludogorets
Basel

2

Goals scored

4

46

Possession (%)

54

10

Total attempts

12

4

on target

8

6

off target

4

1

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

2

Corners

6

2

Offsides

7

1

Yellow cards

3

1

Red Cards

0

10

Fouls committed

10

8

Fouls suffered

9

361

Passes

409

238

completed

301

Lineups

ludogorets

Ludogorets

basel

Basel

21V. Stoyanov (GK)1Sommer (GK)
5Barthe5Ajeti
9Bezjak
Substitution56
14Stocker (C)
Substitution85
17Dani Abalo
Substitution63
15Voser
Yellow Card81
18Dyakov (C)16Schär
Goal84
23Zlatinski19Safari
Yellow Card69
25Minev20Frei
27Moţi21Díaz
73I. Stoyanov
Goal50
22Salah
Goal12
Goal59
Substitution88
80Júnior Caiçara
Yellow Card34
Red Card83
30Sio
Yellow Card26
Goal64
Substitution65
84Marcelinho
Goal23
Substitution72
33Elneny

Substitutes

91Čvorović (GK)18Vailati (GK)
4Mäntylä4P. Degen
7Aleksandrov7D. Degen
8Fábio
Substitution72
10Delgado
Substitution88
20Choco26Sauro
Substitution85
93Misidjan
Substitution63
28Andrist
99Michel
Substitution56
34Xhaka
Substitution65

Coaches

Stoicho Stoev (BUL) Murat Yakin (SUI)

Referee

Wolfgang Stark (GER)

Standings

 
 
  
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