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Classy Konoplyanka helps Dnipro punish Paços

Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 23.10CET
FC Paços de Ferreira 0-2 FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Two goals in three minutes late on from Ruslan Rotan and Yevhen Konoplyanka handed Juande Ramos' outfit a valuable three points in Group E.
Classy Konoplyanka helps Dnipro punish Paços
Yevhen Konoplyanka is congratulated after sealing Dnipro's win ©AFP/Getty Images
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Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 23.10CET

Classy Konoplyanka helps Dnipro punish Paços

FC Paços de Ferreira 0-2 FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Two goals in three minutes late on from Ruslan Rotan and Yevhen Konoplyanka handed Juande Ramos' outfit a valuable three points in Group E.

FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk struck twice in three minutes late on to defeat a valiant FC Paços de Ferreira side 2-0 in UEFA Europa League Group E.

Paços Ferreira dominated and made Dnipro goalkeeper Denys Boyko work on a number of occasions, but squandered chances cost them dear by the final whistle. Well-worked goals from captain Ruslan Rotan and Yevhen Konoplyanka toppled the home side and kept Juande Ramos' outfit in touch of leaders ACF Fiorentina.

A sparkling Konoplyanka led a lively Dnipro early on. The tricky winger almost opened the scoring inside five minutes, but António Filipe was alert to tip his unintentionally goalbound cross over. The Paços Ferreira goalkeeper was less convincing 15 minutes later, however, skewing a back pass with his standing foot as he attempted a clearance. Nikola Kalinić stole in but blazed too high as the keeper lunged his way.

Kalinić was guilty of spurning another chance before the break, curling straight into Filipe's midriff after elegantly spinning his marker, Ricardo. From the restart, though, Dnipro were on the back foot. Sérgio Oliveira tested Boyko from distance and Rui Miguel sent a free header over the top as Paços Ferreira seized control.

Boyko was at full stretch later to paw away Rúben Ribeiro's skidding drive, and the custodian was soon scrambling to that side again to bundle away Bébé's dipping shot. Out of the blue, however, Dnipro went ahead. A short corner routine baffled the defence, and Konoplyanka pulled back for the onrushing Rotan to crash beyond Filipe.

Paços Ferreira piled forwards and a ragged defence was caught out by Konoplyanka. Bursting past two men down the left flank, the 24-year-old cut into the box and smartly poked the ball through the goalkeeper's legs.

Last updated: 26/10/13 0.05CET

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Lineups

paços ferreira

Paços Ferreira

dnipro

Dnipro

45
FilipeAntónio Filipe (GK)
71
BoykoDenys Boyko (GK)
2
Tiago ValenteTiago Valente
3
MazuchOndřej Mazuch
8
André LeãoAndré Leão
5
MandzyukVitaliy Mandzyuk
10
Rui MiguelRui Miguel
Substitution82
6
KankavaJaba Kankava
Substitution52
17
Nuno SantosNuno Santos
9
N. KalinićNikola Kalinić
Substitution58
19
RicardoRicardo
10
KonoplyankaYevhen Konoplyanka
Goal86
20
Sérgio OliveiraSérgio Oliveira
14
CheberyachkoYevhen Cheberyachko
33
TiagoTiago
17
StrinićIvan Strinić
80
TonyTony
Yellow Card59
18
ZozulyaRoman Zozulya
Yellow Card77
81
Manuel JoséManuel José (C)
Substitution65
20
Bruno GamaBruno Gama
Substitution67
88
SeriJean Michel Seri
29
RotanRuslan Rotan (C)
Goal83

Substitutes

1
DegraMatias Degra (GK)
16
LaštůvkaJan Laštůvka (GK)
4
RomeuMarcos Romeu
8
GiulianoGiuliano
Substitution52
7
Rúben RibeiroRúben Ribeiro
Substitution65
11
SeleznyovYevhen Seleznyov
Substitution58
9
IrobisoChristian Irobiso
Substitution82
23
DouglasDouglas
15
GrégoryGrégory
44
FedetskiyArtem Fedetskiy
22
Hélder LopesHélder Lopes
89
PolityloSerhiy Politylo
96
Filipe AnunciaçãoFilipe Anunciação
99
MatheusMatheus
Substitution67

Coach

Sérgio Gaminho (POR) Juande Ramos (ESP)

Referee

Tony Chapron (FRA)

Assistant referees

Stephan Luzi (FRA), Fredji Harchay (FRA)

Fourth official

David Benech (FRA)

Additional assistant referees

Said Ennjimi (FRA), Wilfried Bien (FRA)

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