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PAOK peg back Club Brugge

Published: Thursday 16 September 2010, 20.45CET
Club Brugge KV 1-1 PAOK FC
The Belgian side looked comfortable as Dorge Kouemaha put them in front but Stylianos Malezas capped a late revival by visiting PAOK.
PAOK peg back Club Brugge
Stelios Malezas celebrates after equalising against Club Brugge ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Club BruggePAOK

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target4
 
5
Attempts off target10
 
7
Corners6
 
10
Offsides1
 
2
Fouls committed14
 
10
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 16 September 2010, 20.45CET

PAOK peg back Club Brugge

Club Brugge KV 1-1 PAOK FC
The Belgian side looked comfortable as Dorge Kouemaha put them in front but Stylianos Malezas capped a late revival by visiting PAOK.

Club Brugge KV and PAOK FC drew 1-1 in the Group D curtain-raiser at the Jan Breydelstadion.

The UEFA Europa League points look destined to stay in Bruges after Dorge Kouemaha's 61st-minute opener. That though was discounting the intervention of Stylianos Malezas in an increasingly lively game, the PAOK defender levelling with a header 12 minutes from time.

The early dominance had been Club Brugge's and forward Ivan Perišić swung in a cross that flew over visiting goalkeeper Dario Kresic and against the angle of post and crossbar. PAOK came into the match as the first half wore on, however, with Dimitris Salpingidis slaloming his way into the home area.

Shortly before half-time, though, the Greek side had a narrow escape as Kouemaha beat Kresic to a corner but only succeeded in heading over. Kouemaha, Brugge's Cameroonian striker, went even closer moments after the restart, nodding Perišić's cross centimetres wide.

Adrie Koster's men were turning up the pressure, and it told on the hour. Vadis Odjidja broke through midfield, Nabil Dirar continued the forward momentum and centred perfectly from the left for Kouemaha to slot in. The goal stirred opponents who, in the play-offs, eliminated Fenerbahçe SK in Istanbul. Yet for all their renewed vigour, Pavlos Dermitzakis's charges were fortunate not to concede again. Kresic saved from Wilfried Dalmat. Then Vladimir Ivić cleared Ryan Donk's attempt away from the goal line.

It was from a set piece at the other end that the equaliser came: Malezas flicking Vieirinha's corner beyond the grasp of goalkeeper Stijn Stijnen. Ronald Vargas almost restored the home advantage yet his free-kick found the side netting. Equally, Stijnen twice came to Brugge's rescue with stops from Vieirinha and Giorgos Fotakis.

PAOK's next assignment is against NK Dinamo Zagreb on 30 September in Thessaloniki, while the Belgian club travel to Villarreal CF.

Last updated: 28/05/11 0.14CET

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Lineups

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Club Brugge

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PAOK

1
StijnenStijn Stijnen (GK)
91
KrešićDario Krešić (GK)
4
HoefkensCarl Hoefkens (C)
5
Pablo GarcíaPablo García
6
DalmatWilfried Dalmat
Substitution80
6
VitoloVitolo
Yellow Card10
10
DirarNabil Dirar
9
SalpingidisDimitris Salpingidis
Substitution90+1
18
DonkRyan Donk
13
MalezasStelios Malezas
Goal78
21
VermeulenJorn Vermeulen
Substitution24
14
PapazoglouSakis Papazoglou
Substitution73
22
GeraertsKarel Geraerts
15
ContrerasPablo Contreras (C)
25
Júnior DíazJúnior Díaz
16
LinoLino
32
OdjidjaVadis Odjidja
20
VieirinhaVieirinha
40
KouemahaDorge Kouemaha
Goal61
21
IvićVladimir Ivić
Substitution89
44
PerišićIvan Perišić
27
SznaucnerMiroslaw Sznaucner
Yellow Card54

Substitutes

13
De VliegerGeert De Vlieger (GK)
1
ChalkiasKostas Chalkias (GK)
3
Van der HeydenPeter Van der Heyden
7
El ZharNabil El Zhar
Substitution73
8
S. ŠćepovićStefan Šćepović
8
CirilloBruno Cirillo
14
SimaeysJeroen Simaeys
Substitution24
Yellow Card32
18
FotakisGiorgos Fotakis
Substitution89
16
LestienneMaxime Lestienne
23
SakellariouLefteris Sakellariou
20
VargasRonald Vargas
Substitution80
31
FilomenoLucio Filomeno
Substitution90+1
24
Van GijseghemDaan Van Gijseghem
42
ZuelaZuela

Coach

Adrie Koster (NED) Pavlos Dermitzakis (GRE)

Referee

Stefan Johannesson (SWE)

Assistant referees

Stefan Wittberg (SWE), Joakim Flink (SWE)

Fourth official

Martin Strömbergsson (SWE)

Additional assistant referees

Michael Lerjeus (SWE), Magnus Ahlsèn (SWE)

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