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Hannover hang on to beat Vorskla

Published: Thursday 29 September 2011, 23.01CET
FC Vorskla Poltava 1-2 Hannover 96
Mykola Pavlov's side woke up too late to rescue a point but the German visitors were subjected to a torrid second half at the Vorskla Stadium.
Hannover hang on to beat Vorskla
Mohammed Abdellaoue opened the scoring in Poltava ©Getty Images

Match statistics

VorsklaHannover

Goals scored1
 
2
Attempts on target4
 
6
Attempts off target3
 
4
Corners8
 
4
Offsides4
 
0
Fouls committed17
 
14
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 29 September 2011, 23.01CET

Hannover hang on to beat Vorskla

FC Vorskla Poltava 1-2 Hannover 96
Mykola Pavlov's side woke up too late to rescue a point but the German visitors were subjected to a torrid second half at the Vorskla Stadium.

FC Vorskla Poltava woke up too late to earn a point against Hannover 96 in UEFA Europa League Group B, as goals from Mohammed Abdellaoue and Christian Pander earned the visitors the points in Ukraine.

Mykola Pavlov's side were transformed after the interval after barely laying a glove on their guests in the opening period. Defender Oleksiy Kurilov gave them a foothold in the game with a strike early in the second half, but while Vorskla hit the post and threw everything at Hannover, the distinctly rattled German side clung on.

Hannover looked to have it all wrapped up by half-time. Abdellaoue's shot from distance whistled inside Serhiy Dolganskiy's left-hand post on 32 minutes, and with the sleepy Vorskla defence giving their captain little protection, Dolganskiy was beaten again just before the break. Pander finished expertly at the far post after Abdellaoue's attempt to dispatch Jan Schlaudraff's ball from the right with a stylish back-heel ended with a swipe at thin air.

In the Norwegian international's defence, Hannover were given plenty of opportunities to showboat before the break. Vorskla – who failed to get a single shot on target on matchday one – were timid until Kurilov found the target five minutes into the second half after Hannover failed to adequately deal with a Roman Bezus cross from the right.

It was Hannover keeper Ron-Robert Zieler's turn to feel insufficiently protected thereafter, as Vorskla awoke from their slumber. Exciting 21-year-old Bezus was everywhere, and the dogged Pavlo Rebenok was unlucky to hit the post as the Green tide rolled over Mirko Slomka's side. Zieler could barely believe his luck when Kurilov fired straight at him from a great position late on as Hannover kept the three points, but only just.

Last updated: 01/10/11 0.16CET

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Lineups

vorskla

Vorskla

hannover

Hannover

1
DolganskiySerhiy Dolganskiy (GK) (C)
1
ZielerRon-Robert Zieler (GK)
4
DallkuArmend Dallku
3
HagguiKarim Haggui
5
KrasnopyorovOleg Krasnopyorov
Yellow Card38
4
PogatetzEmanuel Pogatetz
9
BezusRoman Bezus
Yellow Card86
6
CherundoloSteven Cherundolo (C)
Yellow Card60
11
KryvosheyenkoIvan Kryvosheyenko
Substitution85
7
Sérgio PintoSérgio Pinto
Yellow Card83
17
SachkoVasyl Sachko
Substitution46
8
LalaAltin Lala
Yellow Card20
Substitution65
33
SelinYevhen Selin
13
SchlaudraffJan Schlaudraff
Yellow Card46
34
TkachukYevhen Tkachuk
19
SchulzChristian Schulz
Substitution85
48
ChesnakovVolodymyr Chesnakov
Substitution75
24
PanderChristian Pander
Goal44
78
KurilovOleksiy Kurilov
Goal50
25
AbdellaoueMohammed Abdellaoue
Goal32
Substitution77
82
RebenokPavlo Rebenok
28
StindlLars Stindl

Substitutes

12
VelychkoSerhiy Velychko (GK)
21
RadlingerSamuel Radlinger (GK)
2
MatveyevOleksandr Matveyev
5
EggimannMario Eggimann
10
MarkoskiJovan Markoski
Substitution75
9
SobiechArtur Sobiech
Substitution77
19
GromovArtem Gromov
Substitution85
15
HaugerHenning Hauger
24
BarannikOleg Barannik
23
ChahedSofian Chahed
27
JanuziAhmed Januzi
Substitution46
33
SchmiedebachManuel Schmiedebach
Substitution65
77
OberemkoAndriy Oberemko
34
RauschKonstantin Rausch
Substitution85

Coach

Mykola Pavlov (UKR) Mirko Slomka (GER)

Referee

Kristinn Jakobsson (ISL)

Assistant referees

Johann Gudmundsson (ISL), Gunnar Gunnarsson (ISL)

Fourth official

Erlendur Eiriksson (ISL)

Additional assistant referees

Magnus Thorisson (ISL), Thorvaldur Árnason (ISL)

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