Centralniy Stadion - Kazan 07/11/2013 - 18:00CET (21:00 local time)

Group stage - Group D

Rubin - Wigan
1-0
 

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Kuzmin seals Rubin progression against Wigan

Published: Thursday 7 November 2013, 19.54CET
FC Rubin Kazan 1-0 Wigan Athletic FC
Oleg Kuzmin's first-half goal was sufficient for the Russian side to confirm their place in the knockout stages.
Kuzmin seals Rubin progression against Wigan
Rubin have qualified for the last 32 ©Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Rubin
Wigan

1

Goals scored

0

60

Possession (%)

40

12

Total attempts

9

3

on target

1

6

off target

5

3

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

1

2

Corners

5

3

Offsides

1

2

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

18

18

Fouls suffered

14

532

Passes

337

431

completed

236

Lineups

rubin

Rubin

wigan

Wigan

1Ryzhikov (GK)13Nicholls (GK)
2Kuzmin
Goal22
3Crainey
Yellow Card66
8Ryazantsev4Shotton
10Torbinski
Yellow Card40
Substitution76
6Rogne
22Mavinga
Substitution46
9Holt
Substitution71
23R. Eremenko11McClean
Yellow Card70
44César Navas
Yellow Card55
15McManaman
Substitution74
66Natcho16McArthur (C)
76Sharonov (C)18Espinoza
81Mukhametshin
Substitution84
24Perch
Yellow Card35
Substitution60
90M'Vila25Barnett

Substitutes

31Berezin (GK)12Pollitt (GK)
7Kulik7McCann
9Prudnikov
Substitution84
14Jordi Gómez
Substitution74
15Kislyak
Substitution46
17Boyce
21Wakaso
Substitution76
19Powell
Substitution60
63Dzhalilov23García
32Fortuné
Substitution71

Coaches

Kurban Berdyev (RUS) Owen Coyle (SCO)

Referee

Hüseyin Göçek (TUR)

Press kits

Last updated: 07/11/2013 20:28 CET

Standings

Last updated: 08/11/2013 08:42 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 7 November 2013, 19.54CET

Kuzmin seals Rubin progression against Wigan

FC Rubin Kazan 1-0 Wigan Athletic FC
Oleg Kuzmin's first-half goal was sufficient for the Russian side to confirm their place in the knockout stages.

FC Rubin Kazan booked their place in the knockout stages with a 1-0 victory against Wigan Athletic FC.

Kurban Berdyev's men knew a home victory would secure progress from Group D with two matches to spare, and they were on course from the 22nd minute when Oleg Kuzmin opened the scoring. With the lead established, Rubin's defence then ensured they would remain unbreached for the rest of the evening.

The breakthrough was the first moment of substance in the contest. Bebras Natcho dropped deep to assert his creative authority and conjured a piercing through ball down the right channel. Kuzmin strode onto the pass before driving his shot low across Lee Nicholls – the full-back becoming the eighth different Rubin scorer in the group stage already.

The Tatarstantsi had won their last seven European games at the Centralniy Stadion without conceding and the closest Wigan came to ending that resistance in the opening period was when Ryan Shotton's inswinging free-kick just evaded the far post after dipping past a number of onrushing visiting attackers.

Owen Coyle sent on Nick Powell – Wigan's goalscorer in the 1-1 draw between the sides two weeks ago – on the hour as they sought more incisiveness going forward, but chances were still at a premium for the visitors. Their best opportunity arrived seven minutes from time, but Roger Espinoza's cross was headed against the bar by Thomas Rogne and the Latics were condemned to a first defeat in the section.

Last updated: 09/11/13 0.02CET

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