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Púchov frustrate Kazakh debutants

Published: Thursday 15 August 2002, 22.50CET
FK Atyrau 0-0 ŠKM Púchov Atyrau are kept at bay on their UEFA Cup debut.

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Published: Thursday 15 August 2002, 22.50CET

Púchov frustrate Kazakh debutants

FK Atyrau 0-0 ŠKM Púchov Atyrau are kept at bay on their UEFA Cup debut.

FK Atyrau 0-0 ŠKM Púchov
FK Atyrau, one of two clubs from Kazakhstan in the UEFA Cup, celebrated their debut in the competition by holding Slovakian visitors ŠKM Púchov to a goalless draw in the first leg of their qualifying-round tie.

Solid resistance
Atyrau enjoyed the better of the match, and carved out several chances in a game played in sweltering conditions. However, they were unable to break down the Slovakian club's resolute rearguard.

Frustration for crowd
A 10,000 crowd hoped to see the hosts pull off a fine success on their UEFA Cup baptism, but they endured 90 minutes of frustration, despite the referee playing nine minutes of added time.

Testing evening
Puchov were happy to survive a testing evening, and will now fancy their chances of winning the return leg in Slovakia in two weeks' time.

Last updated: 02/02/12 4.41CET

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