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Rondón earns Rubin point at Partizan

Published: Thursday 6 December 2012, 22.55CET
FK Partizan 1-1 FC Rubin Kazan
José Rondón cancelled out Saša Marković's sumptuous opener in Belgrade as the Russian Premier-Liga outfit rounded off Group H unbeaten.
Rondón earns Rubin point at Partizan
Partizan's Vladimir Volkov shields the ball from Rubin striker José Rondón ©AFP/Getty Images

Match statistics

PartizanRubin

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target2
 
5
Attempts off target4
 
3
Corners3
 
6
Offsides2
 
3
Fouls committed10
 
15
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 6 December 2012, 22.55CET

Rondón earns Rubin point at Partizan

FK Partizan 1-1 FC Rubin Kazan
José Rondón cancelled out Saša Marković's sumptuous opener in Belgrade as the Russian Premier-Liga outfit rounded off Group H unbeaten.

FC Rubin Kazan fought back to claim a draw at FK Partizan which maintained their unbeaten record going into the UEFA Europa League knockout stages.

Already assured of pole position in Group H, Rubin were marginally on top for much of the night in Belgrade but fell behind to Saša Marković's sumptuous strike eight minutes after half-time. José Rondón quickly levelled, though, and 1-1 it remained as Partizan, without a win in the section, at least avoided finishing bottom.

Rubin had the better of a first half low on enterprise from both teams, with Gökdeniz Karadeniz warming Nikola Petrović's gloves, but the second period was another matter. Saša Marković lit the fuse within seconds of the restart after being sent through on goal by Stefan Šćepović. Off-balance, the 21-year-old's finish befitted a player without a goal since September as he screwed horribly wide.

He quickly made amends; in some style too. Lazar Marković made a powerful run down the right and had the awareness to pick out Saša Marković on the edge of the box, but there was still plenty to do. The midfielder did it beautifully, cushioning an awkwardly bouncing pass with his left foot and lashing in a volley with his right. The celebrations from Partizan, bidding to escape fellow stragglers Neftçi PFK and the wooden spoon in the section, proved short-lived.

Rubin had not scored in two previous domestic outings yet made it look easy when Cristian Ansaldi cut in from the left and chipped a cross towards the far post, where Rondón was free to nod in. From then on the Russian side dictated play, with Rondón and substitute Sergei Davydov going close. However, the resulting stalemate would offer both teams some cause for satisfaction.

Last updated: 08/12/12 0.14CET

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Lineups

partizan

Partizan

rubin

Rubin

30
Nik. PetrovićNikola Petrović (GK)
24
ArlauskisGiedrius Arlauskis (GK)
2
MiljkovićAleksandar Miljković
2
KuzminOleg Kuzmin
3
VolkovVladimir Volkov
Yellow Card26
3
AnsaldiCristian Ansaldi
Yellow Card79
7
TomićNemanja Tomić
Substitution74
6
OrbaizPablo Orbaiz
12
S. ŠćepovićStefan Šćepović
Substitution72
10
KasaevAlan Kasaev
Substitution62
15
IvanovIvan Ivanov
11
Carlos EduardoCarlos Eduardo
Substitution75
21
MarkovićSaša Marković
Yellow Card7
Goal53
25
MarcanoIván Marcano
22
IlićSaša Ilić (C)
27
BocchettiSalvatore Bocchetti
40
OstojićMiloš Ostojić
61
Gökdeniz KaradenizGökdeniz Karadeniz
50
L. MarkovićLazar Marković
Substitution90
76
SharonovRoman Sharonov (C)
Yellow Card69
99
SmiljanićMilan Smiljanić
99
RondónJosé Rondón
Goal59

Substitutes

33
R. IlićRadiša Ilić (GK)
1
RyzhikovSergei Ryzhikov (GK)
8
LovreGoran Lovre
9
DavydovSergei Davydov
Substitution62
17
SretenovićSreten Sretenović
20
A. EremenkoAleksei Eremenko
Substitution75
18
LazevskiAleksandar Lazevski
22
DyadyunVladimir Dyadyun
39
JojićMiloš Jojić
Substitution74
66
NatchoBebras Natcho
44
ŠćepovićMarko Šćepović
Substitution72
77
KneževićFilip Knežević
Substitution90

Coach

Vladimir Vermezović (SRB) Kurban Berdyev (RUS)

Referee

Martin Hansson (SWE)

Assistant referees

Magnus Sjöblom (SWE), Henrik Andren (SWE)

Fourth official

Primož Arhar (SVN)

Additional assistant referees

Andreas Ekberg (SWE), Dragoslav Perič (SVN)

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