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Buga strike floors Feyenoord

Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 0.49CET
AFC Rapid Bucuresti 1-0 Feyenoord (agg: 2-1)
Rapid booked their place in the group stage with a famous victory against the two-time winners.

Match statistics

Rapid BucureştiFeyenoord

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 0.49CET

Buga strike floors Feyenoord

AFC Rapid Bucuresti 1-0 Feyenoord (agg: 2-1)
Rapid booked their place in the group stage with a famous victory against the two-time winners.

AFC Rapid Bucharesti booked their place in the group stages of the UEFA Cup with a final 2-1 aggregate win against Feyenoord. Mugurel Buga was the hero, heading the decisive goal after 12 minutes of the second leg in the Romanian capital.

Wasteful Dutch
Rapid put themselves in a strong position with a 1-1 draw in the Netherlands two weeks ago and proved too organised for Feyenoord on home soil. Erwin Koeman's side enjoyed the lion's share of possession at the Giulesti stadium but were continually wasteful in the final third. Rapid held on to seal a superb 1-0 win on the night and advance past a team who currently sit top of the Eredivisie.

Buga header
Netherlands striker Dirk Kuijt signalled the visitors' intentions with a stinging early drive which sailed over the bar from 20 metres as Feyenoord dominated. But just 12 minutes into the game Buga stopped the visitors in their tracks, finding enough space in the area to plant his header past goalkeeper Patrick Lodewijks.

Inspired Coman
Shinji Ono responded almost immediately for the Dutch side but could find no way past an inspired Danut Coman in the Rapid goal. Kuijt and Ono were the home side's chief tormentors during a one-sided first half but they failed to match neat build-up play with the killer touch, and Coman produced a string of fine stops.

Kuijt miss
Buga, Valentin Badoi and Nicolae Constantin had chances to extend the home side's lead as Feyenoord struggled to get going after the break. Kuijt squandered a headed chance eight minutes from time, and when Coman held Romeo Castelen's late strike the Romanian side knew they were going through.

Last updated: 30/09/05 11.15CET

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Lineups

rapid bucureşti

Rapid Bucureşti

feyenoord

Feyenoord

1
ComanDănuţ Coman (GK)
Yellow Card81
30
LodewijksPatrick Lodewijks (GK)
6
RadaIonuţ Rada
2
ÖstlundAlexander Östlund
9
BădoiValentin Bădoi
4
BahiaAndré Bahia
Yellow Card45+2
10
Artavazd KaramyanArtavazd Karamyan
Substitution90+1
5
BosschaartPascal Bosschaart
Yellow Card84
11
IlyesRobert Ilyes
6
GhalyHossam Ghaly
Substitution46
17
MaldarasanuMarius Maldarasanu
Yellow Card51
7
KuytDirk Kuyt (C)
21
D.NiculaeDaniel Niculae
8
OnoShinji Ono
23
M. ConstantinMarius Constantin
17
PaauwePatrick Paauwe
Substitution84
24
MafteiVasile Maftei (C)
18
GreeneSerginho Greene
Substitution65
28
N. ConstantinNicolae Constantin
Yellow Card50
Substitution69
21
KalouSalomon Kalou
29
BugaMugurel Buga
Goal12
Substitution84
28
CastelenRomeo Castelen

Substitutes

32
MincăMihai Mincă (GK)
1
AertsMaikel Aerts (GK)
5
I. StancuIonut Stancu
3
SaidiKarim Saidi
7
VasilacheCiprian Vasilache
Substitution84
14
PardoSebastián Pardo
13
DicăEmil Dică
Substitution69
19
BoussabounAli Boussaboun
Substitution84
14
PerjăDănuţ Perjă
Substitution90+1
27
DerijckTimothy Derijck
18
GrigoreNicolae Grigore
29
VinckenTim Vincken
Substitution65
20
BurdujanLucian Burdujan
33
De GuzmánJonathan De Guzmán
Substitution46

Coach

Răzvan Lucescu (ROU) Erwin Koeman (NED)

Referee

Lucilio Cardoso Cortez Batista (POR)

Assistant referees

João Santos (POR), José Ramalho (POR)

Fourth official

Pedro Jorge Carvalheiro Henriques (POR)

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