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Tromsø triumphant in Istanbul

Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 0.40CET
Galatasaray SK 1-1 Tromsø IL (agg: 1-2)
The Norwegian hopefuls achieved a superb result in Turkey to reach the group stage.

Match statistics

GalatasarayTromsø

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target1
 
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards4
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Friday 30 September 2005, 0.40CET

Tromsø triumphant in Istanbul

Galatasaray SK 1-1 Tromsø IL (agg: 1-2)
The Norwegian hopefuls achieved a superb result in Turkey to reach the group stage.

Tromsø IL staged a UEFA Cup upset as they completed a 2-1 aggregate victory against Turkish giants Galatasaray SK with a 1-1 draw in Istanbul to claim their place in the group stage.

Bernier boost
The Tippeligaen side travelled to Istanbul with a one-goal lead from the first leg a fortnight ago but Patrice Bernier's first-half strike changed the face of the tie and despite Hakan Şükür's second-half goal for Galatasaray, it was Tromsø who achieved a famous triumph.

Attacking intent
The visitors started positively with Lars Iver Strand testing Colombian goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón inside three minutes and it was clear Tromsø were not content to try and absorb the inevitable pressure. The Norwegian side suffered a setback on ten minutes when defender Morten Pedersen went off injured, which seemed to give the Turkish side a sudden boost in confidence.

Hirschfeld heroics
Lars Hirschfeld had to be on his toes to save a Necati Ates drive, while Ümit Karan was also denied thanks to fine work from the Tromsø custodian. Ümit then hit the post on 22 minutes with a powerful shot and just seven minutes later Marek Heinz also struck the frame of the goal. But with 33 minutes on the clock the Norwegian side took the lead against the run of play as Bernier drilled a shot unerringly into the net from the edge of the penalty area.

Substitute strikes
Galatasaray came out for the second half with renewed vigour and Necati Ates and Hasan Sas both went close. The home side threw men forward and with 13 minutes remaining Hakan Sükür, a first-half substitute, latched onto Sabri Sarıoglu's cross to give the Turkish team late hope.

Hasan Sas effort
Tromsø's defending became more and more desperate and with two minutes left Benjamin Kibebe gave away a free-kick in a dangerous position, but Hasan Sas fired his effort straight at Hirschfeld and the Norwegian side were through.

Last updated: 30/09/05 11.15CET

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Lineups

galatasaray

Galatasaray

tromsø

Tromsø

1
MondragónFaryd Mondragón (GK)
Yellow Card33
23
HirschfeldLars Hirschfeld (GK)
Yellow Card68
2
TomasStjepan Tomas
20
NilsenOle Andreas Nilsen
4
SongRigobert Song
2
KibebeBenjamin Kibebe
7
SaidouAlioum Saidou
6
PedersenMorten Pedersen
Substitution9
8
HeinzMarek Heinz
16
YndestadHans Åge Yndestad
11
Hasan ŞaşHasan Şaş
Yellow Card80
21
ChristensenRoar Christensen
10
NecatiAteş Necati
Yellow Card84
18
StrandLars Iver Strand
20
VolkanArslan Volkan
Yellow Card21
Substitution38
9
BernierPatrice Bernier
33
Uğur UçarUğur Uçar
Substitution75
22
EssediriKarim Essediri
Substitution50
67
PenbeErgün Penbe (C)
Substitution46
14
AdemoluStephen Ademolu
Goal32
Substitution73
99
Ümit KaranÜmit Karan
25
ÅrstOle Martin Årst (C)
Yellow Card25

Substitutes

17
FevziElmas Fevzi (GK)
12
SørensenEirik Sørensen (GK)
6
YalçınAyhan Yalçın
19
Rune JohansenRune Johansen
9
Hakan ŞükürHakan Şükür
Substitution38
Goal79
15
SzekeresTamás Szekeres
Substitution9
Yellow Card88
23
ŞakarZafer Şakar
Substitution75
17
Bjørn JohansenBjørn Johansen
Substitution50
28
Cihan CanCihan Can
32
WalltinJoachim Walltin
55
Sabri SarıoğluSabri Sarıoğlu
Substitution46
30
NormannRunar Normann
Substitution73
61
Suat UstaSuat Usta
8
HafstadThomas Hafstad

Coach

Erik Gerets (BEL) Steinar Nilsen (NOR)

Referee

Antonio Manuel Almeida Costa (POR)

Assistant referees

Paulo Jorge Januario Leite Ribeiro (POR), Bertino Miranda (POR)

Fourth official

Antonio Manuel Fernandes Resende (POR)

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