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Group stage - Group L

M. Haifa - Shakhter
2-1
 

M. Haifa - Shakhter 2-1 - 12/12/2013 - Match page - UEFA Europa League 2014

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Maccabi Haifa recover to edge out Shakhter

Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 23.00CET
Maccabi Haifa recover to edge out Shakhter
Shimon Abuhazira, pictured earlier this season, struck Maccabi Haifa's winner ©Getty Images

Maccabi Haifa FC bowed out of the UEFA Europa League on a high as two goals in the last 18 minutes dragged them back from 1-0 down to defeat FC Shakhter Karagandy.

The visitors looked set to end the first ever campaign in a UEFA club competition group stage for a Kazakh side with the country's maiden win courtesy of Roger Cañas's penalty just before half-time. The Colombian substitute blasted down the centre of the goal, but Shoval Gozlan levelled on 72 minutes and Shimon Abuhazira quickly made it 2-1 with a well-taken goal as Maccabi Haifa finished third in Group L, consigning Shakhter to last spot.

 

Lineups

m. haifa

M. Haifa

shakhter

Shakhter

22Edri (GK) (C)1Pokatilov (GK)
3Scheimann
Yellow Card49
3Vičius
6Abukrat
Yellow Card43
7Bayzhanov
9Azulay
Substitution53
14Finonchenko (C)
11Vered17Poryvaev
13Twatha
Substitution60
19Tarasov
Substitution39
16Raiyan
Substitution71
20Džidić
18Gabai25Maliy
24Gozlan
Goal72
28Ghazaryan
Substitution83
25Cocalić87Simčević
29Pylyavskyi91Khizhnichenko
Substitution84

Substitutes

44Shushan (GK)31Tkachuk (GK)
2Habashi5Borantaev
5Falach22Gabyshev
10Rayo
Substitution60
24Darabayev
12Ndlovu77Lunin
Substitution83
17Turgeman
Substitution53
78Zenkovich
Substitution84
19Abuhazira
Substitution71
Goal80
88Cañas
Substitution39
Goal44

Coaches

Arik Benado (ISR) Viktor Kumykov (RUS)

Referee

Gediminas Mažeika (LTU)

Press kits

Last updated: 12/12/2013 23:45 CET

Standings

Group L

PPts
AZ Alkmaar AZ612
PAOK FC PAOK612
Maccabi Haifa FC M. Haifa65
FC Shakhter Karagandy Shakhter62
Last updated: 13/12/2013 09:33 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Match statistics

M. Haifa
Shakhter

2

Goals scored

1

58

Possession (%)

42

9

Total attempts

20

6

on target

9

3

off target

7

0

blocked

4

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

8

6

Offsides

3

2

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

11

Fouls committed

12

10

Fouls suffered

8

395

Passes

279

292

completed

185

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    84
    Zenkovich (in) - Khizhnichenko (out) (Shakhter)
  • Substitution
    83
    Lunin (in) - Ghazaryan (out) (Shakhter)
  • Goal
    80
    Abuhazira (M. Haifa) scores!
    Shimon Abuhazira completes the turnaround, pirouetting just inside the box, taking a defender out of the game as he does, before arcing a fine shot inside the far post.
  • Goal
    72
    Gozlan (M. Haifa) scores!
    Shoval Gozlan makes it all-square, rising to meet Rayo's corner with his shoulder.

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