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Metalist dazzle against ten-man Debrecen

Published: Thursday 16 September 2010, 22.50CET
Debreceni VSC 0-5 FC Metalist Kharkiv
Myron Markevich's men from Ukraine showed style and steel in abundance to dismantle the ten-man Hungarian champions.
Metalist dazzle against ten-man Debrecen
Metalist cruised to a 5-0 victory away against Debrecen ©Getty Images

Match statistics

DebrecenMetalist

Goals scored0
5
Attempts on target6
 
8
Attempts off target7
 
2
Corners4
 
3
Offsides2
 
4
Fouls committed19
 
12
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards1
 
0

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Published: Thursday 16 September 2010, 22.50CET

Metalist dazzle against ten-man Debrecen

Debreceni VSC 0-5 FC Metalist Kharkiv
Myron Markevich's men from Ukraine showed style and steel in abundance to dismantle the ten-man Hungarian champions.

FC Metalist Kharkiv showed poise and invention as they dismantled ten-man Debreceni VSC in UEFA Europa League Group I, though late goals from Edmar, Fininho and Serhiy Valyayev did their luckless hosts little justice.

Myron Markevich's side created a stir in reaching the 2008/09 UEFA Cup round of 16, and played some stylish stuff once more in Budapest. Edmar would have struggled to miss from Taison's cross after 24 minutes, but there was no doubting the artistry that underpinned their second goal, although Péter Kabát's dismissal before the break gave the home team cause to throw in the towel.

Debrecen looked a handy outfit early on, yet came unstuck as Taison was allowed to spin in from the right, darting a ball across Mindaugas Malinauskas's goal which fellow Brazilian Edmar bundled in at the far post. The Hungarian champions almost equalised immediately, as Metalist keeper Vladimir Dišljenković could only block Péter Czvitkovics's shot, with striker Kabát conspiring to send the rebound against the post.

That proved a costly piece of bad luck. Metalist made it 2-0, with Cleiton Xavier picking up the return ball after a back-heeled lay-off to Andriy Vorobey, switching the ball from right foot to left, and squeezing an elegant finish through two defenders past Debrecen's Lithuanian keeper. The combination of that strike and Kabát's red card for a foul on Milan Obradović effectively ended the contest by half-time.

To their credit, Debrecen made an effort to dig themselves out of a deep hole at the interval, bringing on forward Adamo Coulibaly and midfielder Luis Ramos, but Metalist produced a daunting finale. Edmar turned in Cleiton Xavier's corner with an audacious back-heeled volley, Fininho rifled in number four from distance, and Valyayev strolled through to make it 5-0 at the death.

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Lineups

debrecen

Debrecen

metalist

Metalist

31
MalinauskasMindaugas Malinauskas (GK)
81
DišljenkovićVladimir Dišljenković (GK)
11
KabátPéter Kabát
Red Card42
3
VillagraCristian Villagra
Yellow Card41
16
KomlósiÁdám Komlósi
7
ValyayevSerhiy Valyayev
Goal89
20
MbengonoYannick Mbengono
Substitution46
8
EdmarEdmar
Goal24
Goal74
24
MijadinoskiMirsad Mijadinoski
9
VorobeyAndriy Vorobey
Substitution55
28
Z. NagyZoltán Nagy
Yellow Card66
10
Cleiton XavierCleiton Xavier
Goal34
30
KissZoltán Kiss
Substitution46
15
FininhoFininho
Yellow Card45+1
Goal77
33
VargaJózsef Varga
17
PshenychnykhSerhiy Pshenychnykh
55
SzakályPéter Szakály
Substitution65
22
ObradovićMilan Obradović (C)
77
CzvitkovicsPéter Czvitkovics (C)
30
GueyePapa Gueye
Substitution80
86
Z. LaczkóZsolt Laczkó
77
TaisonTaison
Substitution77

Substitutes

87
VerpeczIstván Verpecz (GK)
20
StartsevMaksym Startsev (GK)
6
Luis RamosLuis Ramos
Substitution46
2
RomanchukOleksandr Romanchuk
10
FarkasBalázs Farkas
4
BerezovchukAndriy Berezovchuk
15
RezesLászló Rezes
Substitution65
11
OliynykDenys Oliynyk
Substitution55
18
MátéPéter Máté
14
LysenkoVolodymyr Lysenko
21
FodorMarcell Fodor
37
BordianVitalie Bordian
Substitution80
39
CoulibalyAdamo Coulibaly
Substitution46
42
KaitaSani Kaita
Substitution77

Coach

András Herczeg (HUN) Myron Markevich (UKR)

Referee

Aleksandar Stavrev (MKD)

Assistant referees

Ljubomir Krstevski (MKD), Marjan Kirovski (MKD)

Fourth official

Dejan Jakimovksi (MKD)

Additional assistant referees

Dimitar Meckarovski (MKD), Goran Spirkoski (MKD)

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