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Hapoel Tel-Aviv show spirit with Legia success

Published: Thursday 15 December 2011, 20.55CET
Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC 2-0 Legia Warszawa
Unable to advance before kick-off, goals from Salim Toama and Avihay Yadin earned the hosts some pride with a win in the absence of coach Dror Kashtan.
Hapoel Tel-Aviv show spirit with Legia success
Hapoel Tel-Aviv celebrate Salim Toama's opener against Legia ©Getty Images

Match statistics

H. Tel-AvivLegia

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target4
 
6
Attempts off target6
 
6
Corners3
 
12
Offsides3
 
3
Fouls committed12
 
24
Yellow cards3
 
0
Red cards1
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 17/05/2012 12:39 CET

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Published: Thursday 15 December 2011, 20.55CET

Hapoel Tel-Aviv show spirit with Legia success

Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC 2-0 Legia Warszawa
Unable to advance before kick-off, goals from Salim Toama and Avihay Yadin earned the hosts some pride with a win in the absence of coach Dror Kashtan.

Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC did absent coach Dror Kashtan proud, signing off from UEFA Europa League Group C with a 2-0 win against Legia Warszawa, despite being reduced to ten men.

Kashtan missed the game due to a family bereavement, and while his team were already destined to be eliminated from Europe, Hapoel could take pride after fine goals from Salim Toama and Avihay Yadin yielded a home victory. Gal Shish's dismissal just after the hour mark proved to be of little consequence.

Sure of the section's runners-up spot, Legia allowed their hosts to take the initiative. However, that almost paid dividends on 15 minutes as the Polish side broke at speed, and it took a firm block from Édel Apoula to deny Miroslav Radović his fifth goal of the group stage. Toto Tamuz then went close, with Wojciech Skaba at full stretch to push his shot from the right round the post.

Toama promptly stole the show, sending a 33rd-minute free-kick over the wall with such wicked swerve that Skaba was left standing. Indeed, a 1-0 defecit at half-time was almost a relief for Legia, with Yadin whizzing a powerful effort just over the bar before another Toama set piece had Skaba scrambling to cover his back post.

Hapoel never hit the same kind of stride after the break, with Shish's red card for a second yellow card not helping matters. Legia sensed an equaliser; substitute Rafał Wolski let fly from distance and Radović once again came off worst when through on Apoula's goal. Hapoel made it 2-0 on the break, though, Yadin receiving the ball on the edge of the area and bending a stylish effort into the top corner.

Last updated: 17/12/11 0.02CET

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Lineups

h. tel-aviv

H. Tel-Aviv

legia

Legia

30
ApoulaÉdel Apoula (GK)
84
SkabaWojciech Skaba (GK)
4
ShushanMor Shushan
4
ChotoDickson Choto
10
BadierWalid Badier (C)
5
GolJanusz Gol
15
ToamaSalim Toama
Goal33
Substitution78
11
KiełbowiczTomasz Kiełbowicz (C)
Substitution86
16
DamariOmer Damari
Substitution24
15
Iñaki AstizIñaki Astiz
17
OremušMirko Oremuš
25
RzeźniczakJakub Rzeźniczak
21
GordanaRoei Gordana
Substitution70
28
LjubojaDanijel Ljuboja
25
ShishGal Shish
Yellow Card45+1
Red Card63
31
RybusMaciej Rybus
26
YadinAvihay Yadin
Goal76
32
RadovićMiroslav Radović
29
KhutabaIyad Khutaba
33
ŻyroMichał Żyro
Substitution71
99
TamuzToto Tamuz
35
ŁukasikDaniel Łukasik
Substitution60

Substitutes

22
KleymanBoris Kleyman (GK)
29
SzumskiJakub Szumski (GK)
8
MahmmoudAbbas Mahmmoud
Substitution70
6
ŻewłakowMichał Żewłakow
9
LalaMahran Lala
Substitution78
14
WawrzyniakJakub Wawrzyniak
11
CohenElroy Cohen
18
KucharczykMichał Kucharczyk
Substitution71
18
AbutbulShay Abutbul
Substitution24
Yellow Card58
20
KoseckiJakub Kosecki
23
KendeOmri Kende
27
WolskiRafał Wolski
Substitution60
40
IgieborNosa Igiebor
34
OhayonMoshe Ohayon
Substitution86

Coach

Ron Civlin (ISR) Maciej Skorża (POL)

Referee

Thomas Einwaller (AUT)

Assistant referees

Norbert Schwab (AUT), Armin Eder (AUT)

Fourth official

Gerhard Grobelnik (AUT)

Additional assistant referees

Harald Lechner (AUT), Rene Eisner (AUT)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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