Tofig Bahramov Republican stadium - Baku 30/07/2014 - 17:30CET (20:30 local time)

Third qualifying round, First leg

Qarabağ - Salzburg
2-1

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Nine-man Qarabağ shock Salzburg

Published: Wednesday 30 July 2014, 20.25CET
Qarabağ FK 2-1 FC Salzburg
The Azerbaijani champions can dream of a place in the play-offs after shocking their visitors despite going down to nine men.
by Abbas Zahidi
from Tofig Bahramov Republican stadium
Nine-man Qarabağ shock Salzburg
Qarabağ dream of a place in the play-offs after they earned an impressive victory in Baku ©Victoria Melnik
 

Match statistics

Qarabağ
Salzburg

2

Goals scored

1

10

Total attempts

17

6

on target

8

3

off target

9

4

blocked

7

0

against woodwork

2

0

Corners

7

0

Offsides

5

5

Yellow cards

3

2

Red Cards

1

14

Fouls committed

21

20

Fouls suffered

13

Lineups

qarabağ

Qarabağ

salzburg

Salzburg

13Šehić (GK)31Gulácsi (GK)
2Qarayev
Yellow Card43
Substitution46
5André Ramalho
5Medvedev6Schwegler
Red Card34
9Reynaldo
Goal86
Red Card88
7Sabitzer
Substitution61
11Danilo Dias
Goal2
Substitution70
8Keita
Substitution38
20Richard Almeida
Yellow Card32
10Mané
24Teli (C)
Yellow Card40
Red Card42
17Ulmer
25Agolli24Leitgeb
Yellow Card31
Substitution90
41George
Substitution57
26Jonatan Soriano (C)
Goal77
55Guseynov
Yellow Card55
36Hinteregger
Yellow Card59
70Chumbinho44Kampl
Yellow Card90+2

Substitutes

1Veliyev (GK)33Walke (GK)
6Ahmadov4P. Ankersen
Substitution38
7Yusifov
Substitution70
15Schiemer
10Muarem29Rodnei
14R. F. Sadygov
Substitution57
37Lazaro
17Nadirov42Quaschner
Substitution90
18Gurbanov
Substitution46
77Bruno
Substitution61

Coaches

Gurban Gurbanov (AZE) Adi Hütter (AUT)

Referee

Serhiy Boiko (UKR)

Press kits

Standings

 
 
  
Published: Wednesday 30 July 2014, 20.25CET

Nine-man Qarabağ shock Salzburg

Qarabağ FK 2-1 FC Salzburg
The Azerbaijani champions can dream of a place in the play-offs after shocking their visitors despite going down to nine men.

Reynaldo scored a dramatic late winner and was later sent off as nine-man Qarabağ FK secured a famous 2-1 victory against FC Salzburg.

Both sides had already been reduced to ten men during a tempestuous first half, when Salzburg captain Jonatan Soriano (77) cancelled out Danilo Dias' (2) opener. Reynaldo then struck his second in as many games four minutes from the final whistle to clinch victory. There was still time for the Brazilian midfielder to earn a straight red card, however, as a dramatic match took another twist.

Danilo Dias gave the hosts the perfect start, scoring after two minutes as the Azerbaijani side began on the front foot. Former BSC Young Boys defender Christian Schwegler was then sent off for an over-zealous challenge as the away side found themselves a goal and a man down after just 34 minutes.

The Austrian title holders were given a glimmer of hope just eight minutes later. Qarabağ captain Admir Teli received his marching orders after two bookings in the space of two minutes as the home side lost their numerical advantage.

Soriano hauled his side level, but Salzburg failed to find the net again despite their Spanish star striker rattling the bar after an error by Qarabağ goalkeeper Ibrahim Šehić. Reynaldo pounced on a cross by substitute Ilgar Gurbanov to restore Qarabağ's advantage, before the hero turned villain at the death.

Qarabağ defend their slim lead in Salzburg next Wednesday.

Last updated: 30/07/14 23.02CET

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