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Lorient win in vain

Published: Thursday 3 October 2002, 21.00CET
FC Lorient 3-1 Denizlispor (Agg: 3-3, Denizlispor win on away goals) Own goal costs Lorient after fightback.

Match statistics

LorientDenizlispor

Goals scored3
 
1
Attempts on target3
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards3
 
5
Red cards1
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Thursday 3 October 2002, 21.00CET

Lorient win in vain

FC Lorient 3-1 Denizlispor (Agg: 3-3, Denizlispor win on away goals) Own goal costs Lorient after fightback.

Despite losing 3-1 to FC Lorient in France, Turkish side Denizlispor advanced to the UEFA second round on away goals after the match finished 3-3 on aggregate.

Loko close
The French side's greater urgency was obvious in the opening exchanges and they came close to pulling a goal back after seven minutes when Yohan Bouzin's cross found Patrice Loko, but the former French international striker was denied by an excellent save from Dirk Heinen.

Martini woe
However, the visitors stunned the home crowd by scoring with only their second attack after 19 minutes. Lorient defender Richard Martini misjudged the trajectory of Ilyas Kahraman's free-kick and headed the ball into his own net.

Kroupi leveller
That left Lorient needing to score four, and although initially stunned by Denizlispor's goal, they responded gamely with Loko in particular impressing with his work-rate. They were rewarded after 41 minutes when Zahi Kroupi headed in at the near post from Pascal Bedrossian's fine corner.

Guel restores hope
Within seconds of the restart, Lorient had moved 2-1 ahead on the night. Loko's excellent pass released Tchiressoua Guel, and the midfield player finished confidently from close range. Now only needing two goals to advance, Lorient redoubled their efforts, with Guel leading the charge.

Heinien the hero
However, the best chances they could muster came from set-pieces. Bedrossian twice looked like scoring from free-kicks only to be denied by superb saves from Denizlispor's German goalkeeper Heinen.

Too late for Lorient
Bedarossian was the provider when Lorient finally scored again three minutes into injury time, with his corner headed home by Anthony Gauvin. But it was too little, too late for the home side, and to add to their disappointment, Johan Cavalli was dismissed deep into injury time.

Last updated: 03/10/02 20.36CET

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Lineups

lorient

Lorient

denizlispor

Denizlispor

16
AudardFabien Audard
17
HeinenDirk Heinen
2
DruonLoic Druon
Substitution81
3
CimenHakan Cimen
Yellow Card81
5
FerronChristophe Ferron
5
KahramanIlyas Kahraman
Yellow Card69
10
BedrossianPascal Bedrossian
Yellow Card90+4
6
KartopLevent Kartop
Yellow Card65
Substitution68
11
LokoPatrice Loko
Substitution68
8
KratochvílRoman Kratochvíl
14
GuelTchiressoua Guel
Goal47
11
Mustafa ÖzkanMustafa Özkan
15
MartiniRichard Martini
Goal21
19
BencikHenrich Bencik
Substitution59
20
BouzinYohan Bouzin
22
Ali TandoğanAli Tandoğan (C)
22
KroupiZahi Kroupi
Yellow Card21
Goal44
51
BayerÖzgür Bayer
Yellow Card58
23
CavalliJohan Cavalli
Red Card90+4
55
ErtugrulBulent Ertugrul
27
DiopPapa Diop
Substitution73
76
Servet ÇetinServet Çetin

Substitutes

1
Le GarrecStéphane Le Garrec
1
KücükSüleyman Kücük
4
GauvinAntony Gauvin
Substitution73
Goal88
2
HietanenJanne Hietanen
9
RobsonRobson
Substitution68
4
SertMustafa Sert
Substitution68
Yellow Card90+2
13
HaguySteve Haguy
Substitution81
Yellow Card90+1
9
Ersen MartinErsen Martin
Substitution59
Substitution90
18
DudoitXavier Dudoit
10
ÜçüncüBülent Üçüncü
21
BouardDavid Bouard
25
KabátPéter Kabát
Substitution90
25
ChabertCédric Chabert
60
GürpinarSerhat Gürpinar

Coach

Yvon Pouliquen (FRA) Riza Çalimbay (TUR)

Referee

J Paulo Paraty Silva (POR)

Assistant referees

Carlos Manuel Ferreira Matos (POR), Jose Maria Pinheiro Devesa Neto (POR)

Fourth official

Manuel De Sousa (POR)

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