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Ruthless Ludogorets march past Dinamo

Published: Thursday 3 October 2013, 22.55CET
PFC Ludogorets Razgrad 3-0 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
The Bulgarian champions ruthlessly punished Dinamo's defensive errors to build on their fine matchday one win and move clear atop Group B.
Ruthless Ludogorets march past Dinamo
Juninho Quixadá sent Ludogorets on their way to an emphatic win ©AFP/Getty Images
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Published: Thursday 3 October 2013, 22.55CET

Ruthless Ludogorets march past Dinamo

PFC Ludogorets Razgrad 3-0 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
The Bulgarian champions ruthlessly punished Dinamo's defensive errors to build on their fine matchday one win and move clear atop Group B.

PFC Ludogorets Razgrad put GNK Dinamo Zagreb to the sword with a 3-0 win in Sofia to maintain their 100% start and move clear at the top of UEFA Europa League Group B.

The Bulgarian champions defeated PSV Eindhoven to claim arguably the most impressive scalp on matchday one, and they produced another impressive display to secure back-to-back wins. Juninho Quixadá conjured the opener in the 12th minute, before Virgil Misidjan and Svetoslav Dyakov ruthlessly punished defensive errors from Dinamo either side of half-time.

Ludogorets' sprightly start caught Dinamo cold and the early pressure paid dividends. Fábio Espinho's floated cross from the right was flicked on by Marcelinho, and Quixadá nodded in unmarked at the back post. The visitors regrouped and, after intricate play on the edge of the area, El Arbi Hilal brought a fine low save out of home goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov.

Dinamo's good work was undone on 34 minutes, when Misidjan took full advantage of a miscued clearance from goalkeeper Oliver Zelenika by curling the ball back past the stranded custodian into an unguarded goal. In response, Stoyanov beat away another Hilal drive before the break.

Stoyanov – who proved Dinamo's nemesis the last time he faced the Croatian champions – then had to be sharp soon after the restart to further frustrate Hilal. Dinamo would soon be made to rue their profligacy once more, as another defensive lapse cost the visitors on 61 minutes. This time, Hilal thundered a clearance against team-mate Jozo Šimunović, and the rebound was tucked away by a grateful Dyakov.

The three-goal lead proved insurmountable for Dinamo, who remain without a point at the foot of the standings.

Last updated: 05/10/13 0.01CET

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Lineups

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Dinamo Zagreb

21
StoyanovVladislav Stoyanov (GK)
12
ZelenikaOliver Zelenika (GK)
5
BartheAlexandre Barthe
2
SoudaniEl Arabi Hilal Soudani
7
AlexandrovMihail Alexandrov
4
ŠimunićJosip Šimunić (C)
8
Fábio EspinhoFábio Espinho
5
ŠimunovićJozo Šimunović
11
Júnior QuixadáJúnior Quixadá
Goal12
Substitution71
6
Ivo PintoIvo Pinto
18
DyakovSvetoslav Dyakov (C)
Yellow Card55
Goal61
7
AdemiArijan Ademi
Yellow Card58
20
ChocoChoco
10
SammirSammir
Substitution67
27
MoţiCosmin Moţi
11
FernándesJunior Fernándes
80
Júnior CaiçaraJúnior Caiçara
19
PivarićJosip Pivarić
84
MarcelinhoMarcelinho
Substitution63
31
SaréBakary Saré
Yellow Card14
Substitution39
93
MisidjanVirgil Misidjan
Goal34
Yellow Card37
Substitution88
77
BrozovićMarcelo Brozović
Substitution88

Substitutes

91
ČvorovićIvan Čvorović (GK)
33
MikulićMarko Mikulić (GK)
9
BezjakRoman Bezjak
Substitution71
13
AddyLee Addy
14
BurgzorgMitchell Burgzorg
17
HusejinovićSaid Husejinović
17
Dani AbaloDani Abalo
Substitution88
20
PamićZvonko Pamić
Substitution88
23
ZlatinskiHristo Zlatinski
Substitution63
21
BećirajFatos Bećiraj
73
I. StoyanovIvan Stoyanov
28
HalilovićAlen Halilović
Substitution67
Yellow Card74
99
MichelMichel
90
ČopDuje Čop
Substitution39

Coach

Stoicho Stoev (BUL) Branko Ivankovic (CRO)

Referee

Stephan Studer (SUI)

Assistant referees

Jean-Yves Wicht (SUI), Sandro Pozzi (SUI)

Fourth official

Johannes Vogel (SUI)

Additional assistant referees

Alain Bieri (SUI), Adrien Jaccottet (SUI)

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