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Dinamo dine out on timorous Timişoara

Published: Thursday 1 October 2009, 23.45CET
FC Timişoara 0-3 NK Dinamo Zagreb
Krunoslav Jurčić's side got back into goal-difference credit as their hosts' defensive composure evaporated at home in Timisoara.
Dinamo dine out on timorous Timişoara
Milan Badelj scored Dinamo's first and set up Sammir for their second ©Getty Images

Match statistics

TimişoaraDinamo Zagreb

Goals scored0
3
Attempts on target19
 
14
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners4
 
6
Offsides3
 
2
Fouls committed11
 
18
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 1 October 2009, 23.45CET

Dinamo dine out on timorous Timişoara

FC Timişoara 0-3 NK Dinamo Zagreb
Krunoslav Jurčić's side got back into goal-difference credit as their hosts' defensive composure evaporated at home in Timisoara.

NK Dinamo Zagreb lost 2-0 at home to RSC Anderlecht in their Group A opener, but got back into goal-difference credit as FC Timişoara's defensive composure evaporated in Romania.

Scuffed clearance
Timişoara held on for a 0-0 draw at AFC Ajax on Matchday 1, but crumbled within eight minutes at home, with a lackadaisical clearance teeing up 20-year-old Milan Badelj to skid the ball into the bottom right-hand corner of Costel Pantilimon's net – with the help of a deflection off a team-mate. Their nerve shaken, the home defence played like strangers and only Pantilimon's reflexes denied the unmarked Ilija Sivonjić, though Dinamo looked vulnerable too.

Timişoara resurgent
Filip Lončarić, preferred to the more experienced Tomislav Butina between the posts, scrambled Claudiu Ionescu's free-kick wide on 19 minutes and would have conceded seconds later had Dorin Goga got a better head to the corner. The lanky Pantilimon then sprang to block Badelj's goal-bound effort while at the other end, Dinamo's Robert Kovač made a fine block to deny Gheorge Bucur before Lončarić produced an even better one to rebuff Goga as he powered through on goal.

Game over
However, as Timişoara's composure returned, they were floored again. Badelj looked to have lost his nerve and balance as he darted into the area on 52 minutes, but his awkward-looking flick picked out Sammir, whose first-time finish left Pantilimon helpless. Bad soon turned to worse for Ioan Ovidiu Sabău's men, as Pedro Morales ghosted through a challenge on the right before delivering a low shot which scuffed past the diving Pantilimon and into the net. Timişoara never stopped probing for a way back into the game, but while the margin of victory flattered the visitors a little, Krunoslav Jurčić's Dinamo were not to be denied.

Last updated: 02/10/09 11.53CET

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Lineups

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Timişoara

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Dinamo Zagreb

29
PantilimonCostel Pantilimon (GK)
30
LončarićFilip Lončarić (GK)
2
Éder BonfimÉder Bonfim
4
R.KovačRobert Kovač (C)
5
AlexaDan Alexa (C)
6
LovrenDejan Lovren
Yellow Card63
6
NibombeDare Nibombe
7
EttoEtto
10
Artavazd KaramyanArtavazd Karamyan
10
SammirSammir
Goal52
11
Arman KaramyanArman Karamyan
Substitution46
16
BadeljMilan Badelj
Goal8
Yellow Card47
14
MeraIoan Mera
17
MandžukićMario Mandžukić
18
BucurGheorghe Bucur
21
VrdoljakIvica Vrdoljak
21
GogaDorin Goga
24
SivonjićIlija Sivonjić
Substitution74
23
IonescuClaudiu Ionescu
Substitution55
25
CufréLeandro Cufré
Substitution60
77
CurteanAlexandru Curtean
Substitution69
77
MoralesPedro Morales
Goal59
Substitution83

Substitutes

99
TabordaPedro Taborda (GK)
1
ButinaTomislav Butina (GK)
7
StancuStelian Stancu
2
TomečakIvan Tomečak
9
ParksWinston Parks
Substitution46
3
IbáñezLuis Ibáñez
13
ScutaruCristian Scutaru
5
CalelloAdrián Calello
Substitution83
20
MaximFlorin Maxim
9
KramarićAndrej Kramarić
27
MageraLukáš Magera
Substitution69
Yellow Card90+3
19
BarbarićTomislav Barbarić
Substitution60
55
BourceanuAlexandru Bourceanu
Substitution55
99
D. PapadopoulosDimitris Papadopoulos
Substitution74

Coach

Ioan Sabău (ROU) Krunoslav Jurčić (CRO)

Referee

Peter Rasmussen (DEN)

Assistant referees

Martin Wulff (DEN), Niels Hoeg (DEN)

Fourth official

Lars Christoffersen (DEN)

Additional assistant referees

Anders Hermansen (DEN), Michael Svendsen (DEN)

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