Borisov Arena - Borisov 15/07/2014 - 19:00CET (20:00 local time)

Second qualifying round, First leg

BATE - Skënderbeu
0-0

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Honours even as Skënderbeu hold on against BATE

Published: Tuesday 15 July 2014, 22.18CET
FC BATE Borisov 0-0 KS Skënderbeu
The second qualifying round tie is in the balance at the halfway stage after Skënderbeu produced a resolute display in Belarus.
Honours even as Skënderbeu hold on against BATE
BATE's Egor Filipenko tries to find a way through against Skënderbeu ©Pressball
 

Match statistics

BATE
Skënderbeu

0

Goals scored

0

9

Total attempts

4

4

on target

1

4

off target

1

4

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

5

5

Offsides

0

2

Yellow cards

5

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

16

16

Fouls suffered

14

Lineups

bate

BATE

skënderbeu

Skënderbeu

16Chernik (GK)1Shehi (GK)
3Gayduchik3Arapi
70
7Karnitski7Progni
43
90+4
9Aleksievich8Orelesi
50
10Krivets
38
70
10Shkembi (C)
13Signevich17Osmani
14Khagush
70
20Ademir
74
20Rodionov (C)
54
29Sefa
72
90+2
21Filipenko32Vangjeli
33Polyakov33Radaš
44
42M. Volodko88Lilaj

Substitutes

30Māliņš (GK)12Lapanji (GK)
5Yablonski2Dimo
8A. Volodko5Jashanica
90+4
15Klimovich9Alikaj
17Pavlov
70
19Nimaga
74
43Zhuravlev23Berisha
62Gordeychuk
70
30Riba
90+2

Coaches

Aleksandr Yermakovich (BLR) Mirel Joca (ALB)

Referee

Georgi Kabakov (BUL)

Press kits

Standings

 
 
  
Published: Tuesday 15 July 2014, 22.18CET

Honours even as Skënderbeu hold on against BATE

FC BATE Borisov 0-0 KS Skënderbeu
The second qualifying round tie is in the balance at the halfway stage after Skënderbeu produced a resolute display in Belarus.

FC BATE Borisov's hopes of making the UEFA Champions League group stage for the third time in four seasons hang in the balance after they failed to find a way past a stubborn KS Skënderbeu side in their second qualifying round first leg. 

The teams will reconvene in Albania next Tuesday with neither holding an advantage after a goalless 90 minutes in the New Borisov Arena. It was the visitors, aiming to repeat their third qualifying round appearance of last season, who threatened first. Nurudeen Orelesi whistled an effort at goal from 25 metres, forcing Sergei Chernik to expertly tip over.

Sergei Krivets replied for the hosts three minutes before the interval with an attempt from long range, but Orges Shehi athletically kept the score level. The Skënderbeu goalkeeper needed to be alert again just after the restart as he tipped another Krivets strike around the post, before plunging to his left to deny substitute Mikhail Gordeychuk's drive from 30 metres.

The momentum was with the hosts throughout the second period and they nearly snatched it at the death when Vitali Rodionov charged clean through. However, the BATE captain slid his shot wide with only Shehi to beat, leaving the tie finely poised.

Last updated: 16/07/14 9.34CET

Related information

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2015/matches/round=2000545/match=2014133/postmatch/report/index.html#skenderbeu+hold+bate

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