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Kairat face uphill battle

Published: Thursday 15 August 2002, 23.40CET
FC Kairat Almaty 0-2 FK Crvena Zvezda Kairat's UEFA Cup debut ends in disappointment.

Match statistics

KairatCrvena zvezda

Goals scored0
2
Attempts on target0
2
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Thursday 15 August 2002, 23.40CET

Kairat face uphill battle

FC Kairat Almaty 0-2 FK Crvena Zvezda Kairat's UEFA Cup debut ends in disappointment.

FC Kairat Almaty 0-2 FK Crvena Zvezda
Kazakhstan outfit FC Kairat Almaty's European debut ended in a disappointing UEFA Cup qualifying round first-leg defeat against 1991 European Champion Clubs' Cup winners FK Crvena Zvezda.

Driving rain
In a game played in driving rain, Kairat fought hard, but were undone by goals from Igor Bogdanovic and substitute Dragan Mrda either side of the interval as the Yugoslavian side put themselves in pole position to reach the first round.

Offside goal
The visitors had the ball in the net after 29 minutes when Bogdanovic converted Ivan Gvozdenovic's pass, but the effort was ruled out for offside. The home side threatened themselves after 41 minutes, only for Crvena Zvezda keeper Ivan Randjelovic saved from Alibek Buleshev.

Bogavac strikes
Another chance fell to Buleshev immediately, but his lob sailed over the bar. The visitors then struck back to take the lead in 43 minutes when Dragan Bogavac's shot took a deflection, and Bogdanovic made no mistake from five metres.

Supersub Mrda
Crvena Zvezda stretched their lead after 66 minutes. Mrda, who had been introduced six minutes earlier, found a chink in the Kairat defence to give the home side an uphill mountain to climb.

Kairat red card
Kairat were reduced to ten men 12 minutes from time, when Dilmurat Shayakhmetov was dismissed for his second bookable offence, and Crvena Zvezda were content to play out time and make themselves clear favourites to progress.

Early chances
"Kairat had some chances early on, but they failed to convert them," said Crvena Zvezda coach Zoran Filipovic. "It will be hard for us to play in Yugoslavia, but Kairat will do their best," promised Kairat counterpart Zlatko Krpmotic.

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Lineups

kairat

Kairat

crvena zvezda

Crvena zvezda

1
NaboychenkoYevgeni Naboychenko
1
RandjelovićIvan Randjelović
2
KumysbekovAidar Kumysbekov
13
DunjićDarko Dunjić
5
MukhametkarimovAset Mukhametkarimov
5
DudićMilan Dudić
Yellow Card65
6
VasiljevicSrdjan Vasiljevic
Yellow Card49
26
VidićNemanja Vidić
Substitution66
7
GlazunovEduard Glazunov
Substitution46
16
KovačevićNenad Kovačević
8
ShayakhmetovDilmurat Shayakhmetov
Yellow Card80
32
D. MilovanovićDejan Milovanović
Yellow Card74
9
ByakovDmitriy Byakov (C)
7
GvozdenovićIvan Gvozdenović (C)
10
BuleshevAlibek Buleshev
Substitution86
4
MladenovićDragan Mladenović
14
MaltcevPavel Maltcev
Substitution55
11
BoškovićBranko Bošković
Substitution76
15
PavlovDmitriy Pavlov
14
BogdanovićIgor Bogdanović
Goal43
19
PavlovichNemad Pavlovich
15
BogavacDragan Bogavac
Substitution58

Substitutes

30
RadionovNikolay Radionov
22
DišljenkovićVladimir Dišljenković
11
SeiatIliya Seiat
30
BastaDušan Basta
4
MartyanovKirill Martyanov
3
LukovićAleksandar Luković
Substitution66
16
YakovlevVladimir Yakovlev
Substitution86
8
S. OrahovacSanibal Orahovac
Substitution76
20
KutcovSergey Kutcov
Substitution55
28
JankovićBoško Janković
21
KravchukYevgeniy Kravchuk
33
MrdjaDragan Mrdja
Substitution58
Goal66
22
AliyevAli Aliyev
Substitution46
17
Ivan DudicIvan Dudic

Coach

Zlatko Krmpotic (SRB) Zoran Filipovic (SRB)

Referee

Douglas McDonald (SCO)

Assistant referees

Wilson Irvine (SCO), Richard Stewart Shearer (SCO)

Fourth official

Charles Joseph Richmond (SCO)

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