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Sampdoria grateful for Gasbarroni goal

Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 0.38CET
UC Sampdoria 1-0 Vitória FC (agg: 2-1) Andrea Gasbarroni's early volley secured the Italian side a place in the group stage.

Match statistics

SampdoriaVitória FC

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 0.38CET

Sampdoria grateful for Gasbarroni goal

UC Sampdoria 1-0 Vitória FC (agg: 2-1) Andrea Gasbarroni's early volley secured the Italian side a place in the group stage.

UC Sampdoria made sure of their place in the group stage of the UEFA Cup with a narrow win against Vitória FC that completed a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Sampdoria intent
Andrea Gasbarroni got the decisive goal in the ninth minute, but the home side were made to work for their win in the face of a determined Setúbal display. With the tie all square at 1-1 after the first leg, a goalless draw would have ensured Sampdoria's progress, but Walter Novellino's side nevertheless attacked from the outset.

Gasbarroni goal
Their early pressure paid off when Gasbarroni's well-taken volley flew into the top corner after nine minutes. The Sampdoria No7 settled himself well before connecting sweetly with Aimo Diana's cross, giving goalkeeper Moretto no chance. However, having broken through so early the home side then seemed to invite pressure and Setúbal duly obliged as Dias Auri and Janicio began to link up to good effect on the right.

Nandinho misfortune
The visitors knew the importance of an away goal and their work began to pay off when the Portuguese side's first opportunity fell to Bruno Ribeiro on 37 minutes, but his attempt was gathered easily by Francesco Antonioli in the Sampdoria goal. Nandinho's curling free-kick then came back off the post and Oumar Tchomogo's effort from the rebound was deflected for a corner.

Fonte denied
The visitors continued to take the game to the home side and another gilt-edged chance went begging when José Fonte's close-range effort was instinctively parried by Antonioli. Substitute Francesco Flachi quickly found his feet following his half-time introduction and almost grabbed a second with his first touch only to be denied by Moretto, but Sampdoria carefully played out the closing stages knowing their path to the group stage was clear.

Last updated: 30/09/05 0.18CET

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Lineups

sampdoria

Sampdoria

setúbal

Setúbal

21
AntonioliFrancesco Antonioli (GK)
1
MorettoMoretto (GK)
4
VolpiSergio Volpi (C)
2
DembeleSimarana Dembele
7
GasbarroniAndrea Gasbarroni
Goal7
Substitution63
5
FonteJosé Fonte
8
Dalla BonaSamuele Dalla Bona
6
Santos GeorgeSantos George
Yellow Card49
11
ZauliLamberto Zauli
Substitution81
7
NandinhoNandinho
14
CastelliniMarcello Castellini
8
Pedro OliveiraPedro Oliveira
Substitution63
18
BonazzoliEmiliano Bonazzoli
Yellow Card51
Substitution55
9
HeitorMário Heitor
Substitution70
26
PisanoMarco Pisano
11
Bruno RibeiroBruno Ribeiro (C)
Yellow Card63
32
PavanSimone Pavan
14
JanícioJanício
34
DianaAimo Diana
15
AuriAuri
77
ZenoniChristian Zenoni
17
TchomogoOumar Tchomogo
Substitution78

Substitutes

1
CastellazziLuca Castellazzi (GK)
12
Marco TábuasMarco Tábuas (GK)
10
FlachiFrancesco Flachi
Substitution55
3
Ricardo ChavesRicardo Chaves
13
KutuzovVitali Kutuzov
Substitution63
13
AdaltoAdalto
17
PalomboAngelo Palombo
Substitution81
18
FábioHempel Fábio
Substitution70
19
FalconeGiulio Falcone
20
SougouModou Sougou
Substitution63
20
BorrielloMarco Borriello
23
VeríssimoVeríssimo
29
MingozziGionata Mingozzi
21
LacombeGrégory Lacombe
Substitution78

Coach

Walter Alfredo Novellino (ITA) Norton Matos (POR)

Referee

Howard Webb (ENG)

Assistant referees

David Babski (ENG), Andrew Halliday (ENG)

Fourth official

Christopher Foy (ENG)

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