Club Brugge has wed night, strong European performance for the new year in the Champions League continued in the Europa League. The Belgian champion won his first leg of the sixteenth finals in their own house 2-1 to FC Salzburg. Club was quickly left behind by the improper release of keeper Horvath, but went after the break thanks to rake the headers of Wesley and Denswil on the Austrian football club. A strong performance from the Club: Salzburg since may 27, 2018 all 43 matches unbeaten. It promises a European hot night during the second leg next Thursday in Salzburg.
Two times Monaco, Dortmund and Atlético. And since yesterday also Red Bull Salzburg. Club fought back from a deficit to his unbeaten series in Europe to continue. The champions put their trainer Ivan Leko provisionally out of the wind and gave their supporters a first European thuiszege since november 2015.
A study group of the UEFA are watching, or the advantage of the goal on the move will soon be abolished. The measure would have no time to come early for Club Brugge in the first half in the foot shot against Salzburg. Calculated Ethan Horvath, a beacon of stability in noisy weeks, on the basis of an expensive tegengoal against the Austrian champion. But even without the mistake the Us goalkeeper had a Club in the interval 0-1 behind. André Ramalho had the ball but binnenduwen into an empty goal after Sofyan Amrabat under the ball of Diadié Samassékou, and was gone. The Brazilian defender missed and avoided a possible second fatal tegengoal.
Ivan Leko said after a 21 out of 48 in the league under pressure. The Croat held on to his system with Amrabat in the defence, but exchanged on the flanks. Emmanuel Dennis took his place again after the suspension of the Club, Dion Cools got on the right, its first rise since september 26. The Leuven rechterflankspeler had cake able to rock up for his hundredth match in the shirt of Club, were it not that Leko him like Amrabat on the rest to the side for the charger. An understandable choice, since the city of Bruges, right there in the first half little of a liver. But it was quite painful for Leko that he had two of his selectiekeuzen immediately had to roll back.
Red Bull Salzburg after a long winter time to be in the contest, but the Club had after a blitzstart to take. After a quarter of an hour names the visitors in the driving seat. Club groaned under the high pressure and were hardly to play football. Shaper and Vanaken were even building from a distance, but up to this-chances came the home team.
The horrormoment of Ethan Horvath came in the nineteenth minute. That the American goalie theatrical by the knees went for the lethal lobe of Zlatko Junuzovic has contributed to the drama of the moment. No one knows why Horvath from his goal, ran across the polished Austrian of Bosnian origin. Also he himself is not. After his blunder was Horvath, sometimes with knees to play. In the second half he missed a simple check after a back-pass – without the very.
Club showed a different face in the second half. The lack of wedstrijdritme played Salzburg tricks, the strong midfielder Diadié Samassékou, there had to be a bit with cramps. The first alternate, Benoît Poulain, threatened immediately with a header and showed why he is still an indent for on Amrabat. The second alternate, Krépin Diatta, made the threat on the left. Also, Dennis, moved to the right wing after a rest, was more dangerous for the day.
After a good action and ball Diatta hit Dennis the pole. Club carried out the press, but the fate seemed to be Club not to help. Also Denswil headed against the post. The ball turned to the inside and was occluded by an Austrian defender. But the fifth ref had seen that the ball crossed the goal line had been crossed and referee Georgi Kabakov pointed to the center spot.
Club took courage from the 1-1 and Leko played with Lois Openda his third trump card. There was a blessing necessary for the 2-1. The cross from Dennis one week under the feet of a Salzburg-defender and caprioleerde about Ramalho. Wesley climbed high enough to powerful the winning hit to heads. In the slot came Wesley also still close to the 3-1, but the Brazilian could have just not a new cross from Dennis after a counter of Club.
Blue-Black won against Salzburg on their first European ” home since the victory against Legia Warsaw in november 2015. The tegendoelpunt is link, but Club proved against Dortmund and Atlético that it is on the zero play as it should. Sunday is an encouraging performance against Genk and Ivan Leko can more free training.