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Silva service for Boavista

Published: Thursday 14 November 2002, 22.10CET
Anorthosis Famagusta FC 0-1 Boavista FC (Agg: 1-3) Silva strikes as Boavista progress.

Match statistics

AnorthosisBoavista

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target0
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
1

Standings

 
Published: Thursday 14 November 2002, 22.10CET

Silva service for Boavista

Anorthosis Famagusta FC 0-1 Boavista FC (Agg: 1-3) Silva strikes as Boavista progress.

A last-gasp penalty from Brazilian striker Silva gave Boavista a thoroughly deserved one-goal win after a game of very few chances in the GSP Stadium in Cyprus tonight.

Rifled home winner
The 27-year-old rifled home the winner after Anorthosis goalkeeper Nicos Panagiotou had brought down substitute Cafú who had run half the length of the pitch past a static home defence.

Aggregate victory
Cafú was thrilled with the result which gives Boavista a 3-1 aggregate win and passage into the third round of the UEFA Cup. "It was a very hard game for my team but we worked hard," he said. "It was a great victory because we are not having a good time in Portugal at the moment, mainly because of trouble scoring goals. But this game proved we are a good team."

Goal looked unlikely
Until then the game had seemed destined to end goalless with both sides seemingly content to play out the game in the relative safety of midfield.

Red card shown
Despite a 1-0 deficit from the first leg, the Cypriot side failed to throw men forward in any numbers in the latter stages of the game, and this in the face of a one-man advantage after Boavista midfield player Ico was dismissed in the 74th minute.

Possession wasted
Georgian international Temur Ketsbaia was at the heart of Anorthosis's play in midfield but put several free-kicks well wide and failed to turn possession into any telling chances. Anorthosis had come into tonight's game in positive mood after a late goal from Radoslav Michalski in the first-leg gave them a vital away strike in a 2-1 defeat.

Thunderous shot
Their early aggression failed to create any chances until Marios Neophytou flicked the ball over the Boavista bar from just five metres in the sixth minute. However, Boavista then took the game to their hosts and Brazilian striker Silva fired a thunderous shot straight at goalkeeper Nicos Panagiotou six minutes later.

Failed to perform
Stelios Chistou came closest for Anorthosis with a well-struck volley from 25 metres after 27 minutes but otherwise they failed to perform in front of goal. Christos Velis was the only other home player to grab the attention as Boavista's Erivan controlled matters at the back.

Dramatic winner
Silva came close several times for the visitors while Ico nearly grabbed the opening goal after 57 minutes when he shot narrowly wide. The game then seemed destined for a draw until that dramatic injury-time winner.

Last updated: 14/11/02 23.00CET

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Lineups

anorthosis

Anorthosis

boavista

Boavista

1
PanagiotouNicos Panagiotou (C)
1
RicardoRicardo
2
FoukarisStavros Foukaris
2
Rui ÓscarRui Óscar
99
KonnafisPetros Konnafis
3
ÁvalosFernando Ávalos
6
PounasPanayiotis Pounas
Substitution67
5
ÉderÉder
Yellow Card56
7
VelisChristos Velis
6
ErivanErivan
8
MichalskiRadoslav Michalski
Yellow Card51
7
Jorge SilvaJorge Silva
10
NeophytouMarios Neophytou
10
Jorge CoutoJorge Couto
Substitution75
14
KetsbaiaTemur Ketsbaia
11
SilvaSilva
Goal90+5
18
BrunswijkMarvin Brunswijk
13
IcoIco
Red Card72
22
StylianidesStelios Stylianides
Substitution60
17
BosingwaJosé Bosingwa
Substitution72
31
Stelios ChristouStelios Christou
Substitution60
37
SánchezErwin Sánchez (C)
Substitution60

Substitutes

33
GiorgallidesAntonis Giorgallides
12
WilliamWilliam
3
NikolaouNikos Nikolaou
Substitution67
4
Paulo TurraPaulo Turra
11
XiourouppasPanayiotis Xiourouppas
Substitution60
18
Pedro SantosPedro Santos
Substitution60
Yellow Card90+2
16
ChailisKyriakos Chailis
19
Mário LojaMário Loja
Substitution75
17
KoursarosKyriakos Koursaros
22
CafúCafú
Substitution72
20
PiekarskiMariusz Piekarski
Substitution60
26
Luiz CláudioLuiz Cláudio
25
ThouposSavas Thoupos
31
José PedroJosé Pedro

Coach

Edward Lorens

Referee

Iouri Baskakov (RUS)

Assistant referees

Vladimir Eniutin (RUS), Igor Kotkovski (RUS)

Fourth official

Igor Egorov (RUS)

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