Tofig Bahramov Republican stadium - Baku 22/07/2014 - 18:30CET (21:30 local time)

Second qualifying round, Second leg

Qarabağ - Valletta
4-0
Aggregate: 5-0
 

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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

Qarabağ
Valletta

4

Goals scored

0

14

Total attempts

4

6

on target

1

7

off target

1

2

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

4

3

Offsides

4

1

Yellow cards

5

0

Red Cards

2

10

Fouls committed

12

11

Fouls suffered

9

Lineups

qarabag

Qarabag

valletta

Valletta

13Šehić (GK)28N. Vella (GK)
2Qarayev2Caruana
19
9Reynaldo
15
46
3Azzopardi
11Danilo Dias
57
6R. Fenech (C)
81
84
18Gurbanov8Hugo Faria
73
20Richard Almeida
75
10Briffa
24Teli (C)15Elford-Alliyu
57
25Agolli
81
18Bajada
19
41George
73
80
24Zammit
69
55Guseynov30Nafti
85
70Chumbinho
48
36Dimech
60

Substitutes

1Veliyev (GK)1Cini (GK)
3Guliyev
81
9Kooh-Sohna
57
5Medvedev11Montebello
69
6Ahmadov14Al Kamali
85
7Yusifov
75
17Arab
10Muarem25Zahra
17Nadirov
46

Coaches

Gurban Gurbanov (AZE) Gilbert Agius (MLT)

Referee

Sergei Tsinkevich (BLR)

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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: 23/07/14 12.25CET

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