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Luyindula denies BATE in Minsk

Published: Thursday 17 February 2011, 20.50CET
FC BATE Borisov 2-2 Paris Saint-Germain FC
Debutant Mikhail Gordeychuk was nearly the hosts' hero but Péguy Luyindula's late header means this tie remains level at the halfway stage.
Luyindula denies BATE in Minsk
BATE's Aleksandr Volodko vies with Ludovic Giuly (left) ©Getty Images

Match statistics

BATEPSG

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target7
 
7
Attempts off target7
 
10
Corners2
 
4
Offsides4
 
2
Fouls committed19
 
6
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 17 February 2011, 20.50CET

Luyindula denies BATE in Minsk

FC BATE Borisov 2-2 Paris Saint-Germain FC
Debutant Mikhail Gordeychuk was nearly the hosts' hero but Péguy Luyindula's late header means this tie remains level at the halfway stage.

FC BATE Borisov's first springtime European fixture ended in a draw as Paris Saint-Germain FC twice came from behind in Minsk.

The Belarusian champions entered the round of 32 first leg against PSG without any competitive football since December, but it did not show as they went ahead early on through Renan Bressan. Mevlüt Erdinç restored parity before half-time, but it seemed debutant Mikhail Gordeychuk had given his side a lead to take to Paris in the 81st minute only for Péguy Luyindula's late header to level matters.

With the players wrapped up in sub-zero conditions, they could have been forgiven a slow start yet the hosts took just 16 minutes to forge ahead. There seemed little danger when Vitali Rodionov received possession, but the Belarus striker wrong-footed the visiting defence with an exquisite back-heel. Bressan was the grateful recipient and he ran into the wide open space created by Rodionov's flick, before somewhat scuffing his finish past Apoula Édel.

Yves Bertucci's side responded well and levelled on the half-hour. Marko Simić missed his header allowing Luyindula to surge forward before squaring to strike partner Erdinç, who slid the ball into the net. PSG substitute Jean-Eudes Maurice next went close, side-footing straight at Gutor when well placed.

With 20 minutes remaining Rodionov was twice a whisker away and BATE did eventually score, if from an unlikely source. Aleksandr Volodko's drive came back off the post and substitute Gordeychuk finished into the roof of the net.

Fellow replacement Maksim Skavysh had the chance to seal victory, but while he wasted a fantastic opportunity to make it 3-1, Luyindula was not so profligate with a minute of normal time remaining. His header gives PSG the edge ahead of the sides' return next week.

Last updated: 01/04/11 13.29CET

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Lineups

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BATE

paris

Paris

30
GutorAleksandr Gutor (GK)
30
ApoulaÉdel Apoula (GK)
4
ShitovIgor Shitov
2
CearáCeará
5
YurevichAleksandr Yurevich (C)
3
SakhoMamadou Sakho (C)
8
A. VolodkoAleksandr Volodko
6
CamaraZoumana Camara
10
Renan BressanRenan Bressan
Goal16
Substitution75
7
GiulyLudovic Giuly
Substitution68
13
NekhaychikPavel Nekhaychik
8
LuyindulaPéguy Luyindula
Goal89
18
BordachevMaksim Bordachev
11
Mevlüt ErdinçMevlüt Erdinç
Goal29
Substitution83
20
RodionovVitali Rodionov
Substitution83
19
NenêNenê
Substitution63
22
SimićMarko Simić
20
ChantômeClément Chantôme
23
OlekhnovichEdgar Olekhnovich
23
ClémentJérémy Clément
Yellow Card36
77
RudikFilipp Rudik
Substitution66
26
JalletChristophe Jallet

Substitutes

33
IvanovDmytro Ivanov (GK)
1
CoupetGrégory Coupet (GK)
2
LikhtarovichDmitri Likhtarovich
Substitution66
9
HoarauGuillaume Hoarau
11
GordeychukMikhail Gordeychuk
Substitution75
Goal80
12
BodmerMathieu Bodmer
Substitution68
14
RadkovArtem Radkov
13
TraoréSammy Traoré
15
SkavyshMaksim Skavysh
Substitution83
21
MauriceJean-Eudes Maurice
Substitution63
17
PavlovAleksandr Pavlov
24
MakondaTripy Makonda
Substitution83
25
BagaDmitri Baga
34
MakhedjoufFlorian Makhedjouf

Coach

Viktor Goncharenko (BLR) Yves Bertucci (FRA)

Referee

Alon Yefet (ISR)

Assistant referees

Danny Krasikow (ISR), Shabtai Nahmias (ISR)

Fourth official

Eitan Shmuelevitz (ISR)

Additional assistant referees

Liran Liany (ISR), Eli Hacmon (ISR)

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