Maribor in the UEFA Youth Champions League at Ljudski vrt supported by 2500 spectators: Mainz were expectedly too strong an opponent
On Wednesday, the Ljudski vrt was brought back to life. The stands were well filled ( 2500 spectators watched the game live), and Viola came too. But this time it was not the members who were at work. Maribor
sent the juniors into the fire this time. For a very special reason and in a very special competition. The youth team of the Styrian giant played their first match in the Junior Champions League. The opponent was Mainz, who last season subdued their rivals in the always extremely strong youth football in Germany. Maribor was also too strong…
But Dejan Dončić’ s squad stood up well against a heavily favoured opponent. The latter had more of the game, more shots and more chances, but all this was expected. Nevertheless, the young Styrians sold their skin dearly and who knows, maybe they can make it back alive in the return leg… Mainz won 2-0 after 27. Melvin Wiesnet scores in the first minute and Aiman Dardari in the second half (70th minute)
“Visiting team, Wiesnet scores. After two attempts. First a successful intervention by goalkeeper Tomažic, then the ball was deflected back to the Mainz striker, who was more accurate in the second,” the hit was described on the club’s website
“Dardari scored with a precise strike from the edge of the penalty area to increase the visitors’ lead, the ball bouncing into the net with the help of the post.”
The return leg will take place on 25 October at the 18 ,700-seater Bruchwegstadion in Mainz. According to information from Germany, tickets for the match are selling very well…
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