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Panathinaikos spoil Shum return

Published: Thursday 19 October 2006, 21.45CET
Panathinaikos FC 2-0 Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC
Itzhak Shum endured a disappointing return to Athens as the home side capitalised on two mistakes.

Match statistics

PanathinaikosH. Tel-Aviv

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target4
 
4
Attempts off target5
 
2
Corners6
 
4
Offsides1
 
1
Fouls committed8
 
10
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

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Published: Thursday 19 October 2006, 21.45CET

Panathinaikos spoil Shum return

Panathinaikos FC 2-0 Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC
Itzhak Shum endured a disappointing return to Athens as the home side capitalised on two mistakes.

The Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC coach Itzhak Shum endured a disappointing return to Panathinaikos FC as the Greek club profited from two defensive mistakes to open their UEFA Cup Group G campaign with a 2-0 victory.

Deserved win
In a match played behind closed doors at the Athens Olympic Stadium following crowd disturbances at the home leg of their first-round tie against FC Metalurh Zaporizhya, Panathinaikos clinched all three points after Tal Chen put through his own net and Sebastian Romero scored following a mix-up. It was a deserved win for the Greens, who never looked in danger of conceding against a team coached by the man who masterminded their double-winning season in 2003/04.

Fine volley
Romero set the tone when trying his luck inside 20 seconds but the Argentinian winger fired over and was then denied by Shavit Elimelech after 14 minutes, the Hapoel goalkeeper tipping a thunderous volley over the bar. Hapoel's best chance of the opening period was a free-kick from Salim Toema which Pierre Ebede saved, and the Cameroonian was then thankful to see a Walid Badir effort fizz past his left post.

Romero joy
The hosts broke the deadlock two minutes after half-time, as Romero raced on to Loukas Vintra's pass down the right and whipped in a dangerous low cross which Chen turned into his own net as he tried to clear. Panathinaikos looked at ease from then on and it was no surprise when a second goal came after 63 minutes, Romero profiting from some inauspicious defending from Javier Paez and Tomer Haliva by slotting the ball into the bottom corner from close range.

Late save
The Israeli visitors tried to press forward in the closing stages but Ibe Zito Ogbonna wasted their best opening as Ebede denied the substitute with a point-blank save. New coach Víctor Muñoz next takes his Panathinaikos team to FK Mladá Boleslav on 2 November, when Hapoel are at home to AFC Rapid Bucuresti.

Last updated: 19/10/06 23.13CET

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Lineups

panathinaikos

Panathinaikos

h. tel-aviv

H. Tel-Aviv

12
EbedePierre Ebede (GK)
1
ElimelechShavit Elimelech (GK) (C)
3
AntonssonMikael Antonsson
Substitution49
3
ChenTal Chen
Goal47
5
MorrisNasief Morris
4
HalivaTomer Haliva
9
RomeroSebastian Romero
Goal63
7
DegoBaruch Dego
Substitution58
11
PapadopoulosDimitris Papadopoulos (C)
Substitution72
8
AbukasisJosef Abukasis
Yellow Card55
14
SalpingidisDimitris Salpingidis
10
BadierWalid Badier
15
AndrićSrdjan Andrić
Yellow Card89
11
BardaElyaniv Barda
19
ŠerićAnthony Šerić
14
VermouthGil Vermouth
Substitution67
23
VíctorSánchez Víctor
Substitution60
15
ToamaSalim Toama
Substitution80
24
VyntraLoukas Vyntra
20
AntebiYgal Antebi
27
IvanschitzAndreas Ivanschitz
26
PaezJavier Paez
Yellow Card25

Substitutes

16
TzorvasAlexandros Tzorvas (GK)
22
Ben-ShananGalil Ben-Shanan (GK)
20
LeontiouSotirios Leontiou
Substitution60
19
De BrunoLuciano De Bruno
Substitution58
25
BišćanIgor Bišćan
Substitution49
24
OgbonaIbe Zito Ogbona
Substitution67
26
MantziosVangelis Mantzios
Substitution72
Yellow Card81
27
JolićIvan Jolić
Substitution80
18
TheodoridisGeorgios Theodoridis
12
BondarvDani Bondarv
22
TziolisAlexandros Tziolis
18
AbutbulShay Abutbul
29
NilssonMikael Nilsson
21
PerezMeir Perez

Coach

Víctor Múñoz Manrique (ESP) Itzhak Shum (ISR)

Referee

Eduardo Iturralde González (ESP)

Assistant referees

Rafael Guerrero Alonso (ESP), Roberto Díaz Pérez del Palomar (ESP)

Fourth official

Javier Turienzo Alvarez (ESP)

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