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Manso’s the man for MyPa

Published: Thursday 15 August 2002, 20.10CET
Myllykosken Pallo-47 1-0 Odense BK Finland's Myllykosken Pallo-47 take a precious lead.
Published: Thursday 15 August 2002, 20.10CET

Manso’s the man for MyPa

Myllykosken Pallo-47 1-0 Odense BK Finland's Myllykosken Pallo-47 take a precious lead.

Myllykosken Pallo-47 1-0 Odense BK
Myllykosken Pallo-47 of Finland will take a single-goal advantage to Denmark for the second leg of their UEFA Cup qualifying tie in two weeks time after a strike from Brazilian Marco Manso was enough to defeat Odense BK.

First-minute scare
The goal came after 15 minutes when Antti Okkonen's corner took a deflection and the ball landed perfectly in Manso's path. Before that Odense had worried MyPa and in the very first minute had hit the post, an incident that served as a wake-up call according to home coach Juha Malinen.

Early goal important
"The early goal was important, but Odense hitting the post in the first minute really woke us up," he said. "We fought well and still managed to play our normal game. I'm happy with the result, but of course we still have 90 minutes to play in Denmark."

Referee intervenes
After the goal MyPa continued to dominate but Odense nearly levelled after 39 minutes. However referee Michael Weiner had blown his whistle for interference before the ball hit the back of the net.

MyPa in control
In the second half MyPa still had most of the play though neither of the teams were able to create anything of significance. It leaves the Odense coach Uffe Pedersen with much thinking to do before the encounter in Denmark.

Coach confident
"MyPa didn't surprise me," he said, "but maybe I expected a little bit more from my own side. MyPa played a good match and caused us trouble at the back. It's always difficult to play away against an unfamiliar team. A goal would have been important, but I believe we can turn things around at home."

Last updated: 15/08/02 23.22CET

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Lineups

mypa

MYPA

ob

OB

1
MitringIstván Mitring (GK)
1
ZazaKarim Zaza (GK) (C)
2
MultaharjuMiikka Multaharju
4
DerveldFernando Derveld
3
TimoskaSampsa Timoska
5
SønksenJan Sønksen
4
KönönenTuomo Könönen
6
Carsten HemmingsenCarsten Hemmingsen
Yellow Card61
Substitution80
5
LindströmJukka Lindström
7
MitiMwape Miti
6
LindbergJanne Lindberg (C)
8
SiimDennis Siim
Yellow Card58
8
MansoMarco Manso
Goal16
Substitution75
9
K.PedersenKenneth Pedersen
9
PuhakainenSaku Puhakainen
Substitution90+1
10
BergSøren Berg
13
HyökyvaaraJanne Hyökyvaara
Substitution66
11
Ulrik JohansenUlrik Johansen
Substitution46
16
HuttunenToni Huttunen
12
TemboAndrew Tembo
17
OkkonenAntti Okkonen
17
SangildTorben Sangild

Substitutes

12
KorhonenJanne Korhonen (GK)
16
ToppelMads Toppel (GK)
14
PalfiLaszlo Palfi
Substitution75
Yellow Card79
20
HeilboSune Heilbo
Substitution80
15
HernesniemiMika Hernesniemi
Substitution90+1
23
J. ChristiansenJesper Christiansen
Substitution46
19
VolodinDenis Volodin
Substitution66
13
KruseCasper Kruse
7
KuparinenTuomas Kuparinen
15
Claus PedersenClaus Pedersen
11
BothaRyan Botha
19
SchmidtJonas Schmidt
18
AhoTuomas Aho
21
KnudsenMikael Knudsen

Coach

Juha Malinen (FIN) Uffe Pedersen (DEN)

Legend:

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