Slovenians in Europa League: Gorenc Stanković conjures up an 11th-minute penalty, Mandanda prevents another Gnezde Cerin masterpiece (VIDEO)
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Thursday evening was also very colourful in league Europa League, with several Slovenian players and referee Rade Obrenović, who got to know the iconic Anfield up close.
At the Merkur Arena in Graz, Graz Sturm hosted by Atalanta, whose fans were on their way to the capital of Styria
also stopped off at Ljudské vrt
. The home fans did cause a few riots outside the stadium before the kick-off, but at the same time they provided a fantastic backdrop for the start of the match. Jon Gorenc Stanković started in the first eleven, while Tomi Horvat lurking from the substitutes’ bench. There was also a Slovenian touch in the refereeing team, as Nejc Kajtazović was the assistant in the VAR room.
The home team was certainly not considered the favourite in this match, but they took the lead quite quickly and in 13. minute, when a good cross into the penalty area Alexander Prass, also lead the way. Ten minutes later, Jon Gorenc Stanković tried to score with a header, but was denied by the visiting keeper’s outstanding defence. Juan Musso. Luis Muriel scores with a shot from the edge of the penalty area in 34. In the final minute, the score is level. Before the end of the first half, Gorenc Stanković played with his hand in his own penalty area, which was not recognised by the referee. Duje Strukan at first, but then, after watching the video, pointed to the white dot. Luis Muriel converted an 11th-minute penalty to give his team the lead after the first half.
Obrenovic witnesses Liverpool’s shooting drills
Another shock for the home team came in the seventh minute of the second half, when midfielder Stefan Hierlander received his second yellow card of the match and had to take an early shower. Tomi Horvat had his chance with ten minutes left in regulation, and just a few minutes later Sturm was awarded a penalty after watching the video, which was converted by the Pole. Szymon Włodarczyk and earned his team a golden draw in the fight to qualify for the knockout rounds.
On the iconic Anfield is right on the duel between Liverpool and Toulouse shared by Rade Obrenovic. The Ljubljana official showed only one yellow card to the home midfielder in the 5:1 win Harvey Elliott. V 34. minute, he went to view the recording on impact Darwin Nunez and Uruguay’s goal also confirmed by. He added three minutes to the game in the first half and at the end of regulation time.
V Athens is Panathinaikos four days after an incident at the eternal Greek derby an important test against the French representative Rennes. Adam Gnezda Cerin was again in the starting eleven, while Andraž Šporar started the match on the bench, Benjamin Verbič was expectedly not in the squad, as the club did not register him for Europe.
The home fans were shocked after just eight minutes when Amine Gouiri scored to give them the lead. Adam Gnezda Cerin showed that he has kept the Belfast feeling in 24. In the first minute, he took a free kick from an almost identical position as in the national team match and fired towards the right side of the net, but Steve Mandanda’ s outstanding intervention and goalkeeper’s help prevented him from scoring.
2/12 On attaque avec le plus slovène des clubs grecs @paofcfrance!
Adam Gnezda Čerin était titulaire a failli mettre le même coup franc qu’en sélection!
Šporar est désormais clairement derrière Ioannidis et est rentré en deuxième mitemps sans marquer
Verbič pas sur la feuille pic.twitter.com/T82B5lJHO4
– Football Slovakia FR 🇸🇮 (@FootballSloven1) October 26, 2023
Just five minutes into the second half, Arnaud Kalimuendo increased the visitors’ lead. Half an hour before the end of regulation time, the Greeks were awarded a harsh penalty after VAR was activated, which was successfully converted by Fotis Ioannidis.
Moments later Adam Gnezda Cerin left the field, 74. Andraž Šporar had his chance in the first minute, but he didn’t leave a big mark on the pitch and the visitors won 1:2.
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