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Qarabağ comprehensive in Valletta victory

Published: Tuesday 22 July 2014, 21.42CET
Qarabağ FK 4-0 Valletta FC (agg: 5-0)
Chumbinho scored his second goal in as many games against a Valletta side that finished with nine men.
by Abbas Zahidi
from Tofig Bahramov Republican Stadium
Qarabağ comprehensive in Valletta victory
Reynaldo (No9) celebrates his goal for Qarabağ ©Viktoriya Melnik

Match statistics

QarabağValletta

Goals scored4
 
0
Total attempts14
 
4
on target6
 
1
off target7
 
1
blocked1
 
2
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners6
 
4
Offsides3
 
4
Yellow cards1
 
5
Red Cards0
2
Fouls committed10
 
12
Fouls suffered11
 
9

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 22 July 2014, 21.42CET

Qarabağ comprehensive in Valletta victory

Qarabağ FK 4-0 Valletta FC (agg: 5-0)
Chumbinho scored his second goal in as many games against a Valletta side that finished with nine men.

Qarabağ FK booked their place in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a comprehensive 4-0 defeat of Valletta FC.

Chumbinho's decisive first-leg goal separated the sides and the Brazilian picked up where he left off. Shortly after half-time he scored his second in as many games after Reynaldo's opener and a 19th-minute red card for Jonathan Caruana had left Qarabağ in a strong position. Danilo Leandro Dias and Leroy George doubled the advantage before Valletta captain Ryan Fenech was also dismissed.

Valletta could not handle Reynaldo. The Qarabağ No9 scored a superb individual effort and then outfoxed Caruana, who brought down the Brazilian and saw red. The goals flowed in the second half. Vugar Nadirov's brilliant pass set up Chumbinho, and Ilgar Gurbanov's terrific touch and cross helped Dias exploit a Nicky Vella mistake to make it 3-0.

Vella atoned for his mistake by expertly denying Dias but could do nothing when Nadirov picked out George ten minutes from time. Fenech's second yellow card soon after compounded a miserable evening for the Maltese champions.

Qarabağ host FC Salzburg next week in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie.

Last updated: 31/05/15 2.51CET

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Lineups

qarabağ

Qarabağ

valletta

Valletta

13
ŠehićIbrahim Šehić (GK)
28
VellaNicky Vella (GK)
2
QarayevQara Qarayev
2
CaruanaJonathan Caruana
Red Card19
9
ReynaldoReynaldo
Goal15
Substitution46
3
AzzopardiIan Azzopardi
11
Danilo DiasDanilo Dias
Goal57
6
FenechRyan Fenech (C)
Yellow Card81
Red Card84
18
GurbanovIlgar Gurbanov
8
Hugo FariaFaria
Yellow Card73
20
Richard AlmeidaRichard Almeida
Substitution75
10
BriffaRoderick Briffa
24
TeliAdmir Teli (C)
15
Elford-AlliyuLateef Elford-Alliyu
Substitution57
25
AgolliAnsi Agolli
Substitution81
18
BajadaShaun Bajada
Yellow Card19
41
GeorgeLeroy George
Yellow Card73
Goal80
24
ZammitIan Zammit
Substitution69
55
GuseynovBadavi Guseynov
30
NaftiAbdelkarim Nafti
Substitution85
70
ChumbinhoChumbinho
Goal48
36
DimechLuke Dimech
Yellow Card60

Substitutes

1
VeliyevFerhad Veliyev (GK)
1
CiniYenz Cini (GK)
3
GuliyevTarlan Guliyev
Substitution81
9
Kooh-SohnaRaphael Kooh-Sohna
Substitution57
5
MedvedevMaksim Medvedev
11
MontebelloLuke Montebello
Substitution69
6
AhmadovHaji Ahmadov
14
Al KamaliHamid Al Kamali
Substitution85
7
YusifovNamig Yusifov
Substitution75
17
ArabSiraj Arab
10
MuaremMuarem Muarem
25
ZahraAdrian Zahra
17
NadirovVüqar Nadirov
Substitution46

Coach

Gurban Gurbanov (AZE) Gilbert Agius (MLT)

Referee

Sergei Tsinkevich (BLR)

Assistant referees

Evgeni Romanov (BLR), Vitali Malyutin (BLR)

Fourth official

Denis Scherbakov (BLR)

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  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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