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Bayern survive test of nerves

Published: Friday 5 October 2007, 0.49CET
CF Os Belenenses 0-2 Bayern München (agg: 0-3)
Luca Toni and Hamit Altıntop scored second-half goals as the Bundesliga leaders prevailed away in Portugal.
Bayern survive test of nerves
Luca Toni salutes the crowd ©Getty Images

Match statistics

BelenensesBayern

Goals scored0
2
Attempts on target0
2
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Friday 5 October 2007, 0.49CET

Bayern survive test of nerves

CF Os Belenenses 0-2 Bayern München (agg: 0-3)
Luca Toni and Hamit Altıntop scored second-half goals as the Bundesliga leaders prevailed away in Portugal.

Luca Toni and Hamit Altıntop scored second-half goals in Portugal as FC Bayern München defeated CF Os Belenenses 3-0 on aggregate to progress comfortably to the group stage.

Rensing saves
The Bundesliga leaders were reliant on a goal from Italian international Toni to win the first leg in Germany, and the slenderness of their advantage told in a first half in which the home side looked the more likely scorers. Only six minutes had been played when Weldon created a chance for himself with a neat solo run, although his shot lacked pace and Michael Rensing was able to gather with ease. Sixty seconds later Ruben Amorim also had a presentable opening but again found Rensing with his effort.

Toni chance
Just as his side were settling, Belenenses coach Jorge Jesus was forced into a 15th-minute change as Cândido Costa left the field injured. Bayern then worked their way into the match, Mark van Bommel firing over before Costinha brilliantly blocked a Marcell Jansen shot with his feet after the defender had been teed up by Bastian Schweinsteiger in the 42nd minute. From then on it was all Bayern, Toni giving an indication of what was to come seven minutes after the restart when latching on to another Schweinsteiger pass and drilling just wide.

Thunderous shot
Toni made no mistake four minutes later, collecting a cross from the left on the edge of the box and beating Costinha with a thunderous shot. With Belenenses now needing three to advance, Bayern sensed the tie was theirs and duly wrapped it up in the 78th minute as Toni laid on a simple chance which Altıntop converted. Substitute João Paulo Oliveira had an opportunity to give the home fans some cheer in added time, but shot wide. It was one of those nights.

Last updated: 05/10/07 10.59CET

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Lineups

belenenses

Belenenses

bayern

Bayern

16
AlcântaraHugo Alcântara
8
Hamit AltıntopHamit Altıntop
Goal76
10
SilasSilas (C)
3
LúcioLúcio (C)
11
José PedroJosé Pedro
6
DemichelisMartín Demichelis
27
Cândido CostaCândido Costa
Substitution15
23
JansenMarcell Jansen
73
CostinhaCostinha (GK)
30
LellChristian Lell
4
Rodrigo AlvimRodrigo Alvim
Yellow Card16
22
RensingMichael Rensing (GK)
7
WeldonWeldon
Substitution78
7
RibéryFranck Ribéry
Substitution68
5
Rúben AmorimRúben Amorim
31
SchweinsteigerBastian Schweinsteiger
Substitution80
13
RolandoRolando
9
ToniLuca Toni
Goal59
Yellow Card63
21
Roncatto Evandro Roncatto
17
Van BommelMark van Bommel
33
DevicVukasin Devic
Yellow Card47
Substitution73
15
Zé RobertoZé Roberto
Substitution73

Substitutes

14
MendonçaMendonça
Substitution73
29
DreherBernd Dreher (GK)
1
MarcoMarco (GK)
39
KroosToni Kroos
Substitution80
20
Hugo LealHugo Leal
16
OttlAndreas Ottl
Substitution73
2
ConradoAnderson Conrado
Substitution15
19
SchlaudraffJan Schlaudraff
Substitution68
6
Gabriel GómezGabriel Gómez
5
Van BuytenDaniel Van Buyten
9
OliveiraJoão Paulo de Oliveira
Substitution78
34
WagnerSandro Wagner
77
MouraFernando Doming Moura

Coach

Jorge Jesus (POR) Ottmar Hitzfeld (GER)

Referee

Jacek Granat (POL)

Assistant referees

Radosław Siejka (POL), Maciej Szymanik (POL)

Fourth official

Jaroslaw Zyro (POL)

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