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Legia score five to ease past St Patrick's

Published: Wednesday 23 July 2014, 23.15CET
Saint Patrick's Athletic FC 0-5 Legia Warszawa (Agg:1-6)
The Polish champions turned on the style, scoring three late goals, to ease through to a meeting with Celtic FC in the next round.
Legia score five to ease past St Patrick's
Miroslav Radović scored twice for Legia in Dublin ©Getty Images

Match statistics

St Patrick'sLegia

Goals scored0
5
Total attempts8
 
18
on target4
 
10
off target2
 
5
blocked2
 
3
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners4
 
5
Offsides2
 
3
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed13
 
10
Fouls suffered9
 
12

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 23 July 2014, 23.15CET

Legia score five to ease past St Patrick's

Saint Patrick's Athletic FC 0-5 Legia Warszawa (Agg:1-6)
The Polish champions turned on the style, scoring three late goals, to ease through to a meeting with Celtic FC in the next round.

Miroslav Radović scored twice as Legia Warszawa secured an emphatic victory against Saint Patrick's Athletic FC to ease into the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round.

It was Radović who scored a last-gasp equaliser in Poland last week to ensure both sides remained all square going into the decisive second leg. The Serbian was in on the act again in Dublin, netting a goal in each half, with Michał Żyro, Marek Saganowski and a Conan Byrne own goal adding gloss to the scoreline.

In a first half of few opportunities, the visitors took a significant step towards qualification when Radović fired in from close range on 25 minutes after Żyro found him with a precise through ball.

Keith Fahey came close to giving the hosts a well-worked equaliser, forcing Dušan Kuciak into a smart save after dribbling his way past a couple of Legia's defenders. However, that was as good as it got for the Irish side as the Polish champions turned on the style after the break.

After going close eight minutes earlier, Żyro squeezed his shot past Brendan Clarke on 69 minutes to double the visitors' advantage. Radović then added his second and his team's third after good link-up play with Ondrej Duda on 82 minutes, before substitute Saganowski slotted into the bottom corner soon after coming on.

Legia got a fifth deep into added time after Byrne inadvertently put the ball into his own net. The Polish outfit will face Scottish champions Celtic in the first leg of the third qualifying round next week.

Last updated: 31/05/15 2.47CET

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Lineups

st patrick's

St Patrick's

legia

Legia

1
ClarkeBrendan Clarke (GK)
12
KuciakDušan Kuciak (GK)
2
O'BrienGer O'Brien (C)
Substitution62
3
JodłowiecTomasz Jodłowiec
3
BerminghamIan Bermingham
8
DudaOndrej Duda
Yellow Card17
Substitution84
4
ForanDerek Foran
15
Iñaki AstizIñaki Astiz
6
BolgerGreg Bolger
Yellow Card46
17
BrzyskiTomasz Brzyski
7
ByrneConan Byrne
Goal90+2
18
KucharczykMichał Kucharczyk
Substitution85
8
FaheyKeith Fahey
21
VrdoljakIvica Vrdoljak (C)
9
FaganChristy Fagan
25
RzeźniczakJakub Rzeźniczak
11
BrennanKillian Brennan
28
BroźŁukasz Broź
15
BrowneKenny Browne
Substitution74
32
RadovićMiroslav Radović
Goal25
Goal82
Substitution88
17
ForresterChris Forrester
Substitution46
33
ŻyroMichał Żyro
Goal69

Substitutes

16
GilmartinRené Gilmartin (GK)
91
JałochaKonrad Jałocha (GK)
10
QuigleyMark Quigley
Substitution46
2
Dossa JúniorDossa Júnior
12
FitzgeraldLorcan Fitzgerald
4
LewczukIgor Lewczuk
14
ChambersJames Chambers
9
SaganowskiMarek Saganowski
Substitution84
Goal87
18
LynchLee Lynch
Substitution74
11
PiechArkadiusz Piech
Substitution88
20
HoareSean Hoare
Substitution62
20
KoseckiJakub Kosecki
Substitution85
21
KavanaghDaryl Kavanagh
23
Hélio PintoHélio Pinto

Coach

Liam Buckley (IRL) Henning Berg (NOR)

Referee

Andreas Ekberg (SWE)

Assistant referees

Fredrik Nilsson (SWE), Mehmet Culum (SWE)

Fourth official

Johan Hamlin (SWE)

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