First home loss, Gabala – AZAL 1-2
Match report / 30 August 2014 | 17:19149
First home loss, Gabala – AZAL 1-2

Gabala – AZAL 1:2

Date: 30 August 2014 / Kick-off: 19:30 / Venue: Gabala City Stadium / Crowd: 2800
Referee: Rauf Jabbarov
Referee assistants: Elshan Ajalov, Nahid Aliyev
4th official: Ramil Ahmadov
AFFA members: Rauf Amirov
Referee inspector: Fuzuli Najafov
Yellow cards: Adrian Ropotan, 3 (unsporting behavior); Pavol Farkas, 45+1 (tripping an opponent); Ruslan Abishov, 64 (unsporting slide ) // Oskars Klava, 10 (tripping an opponent); Eduardo Makiel, 31 (unsporting behavior); 90+3 (unsporting behavior); Laşa Kasradze, 56 (kicking foot from back); Luis Ramos, 65 (unsporting behavior); Karim Diniyev, 69 (holding an opponent); Stanislav Namaşko, 90 (delaying the game) 
Red card: Eduardo Makiel, 90+3
Goals: Javid Huseynov, 82 (p.) // Rashad Abdullayev, 45+1 (p.); Karim Diniyev, 68 
Extra time: I Part - 1 min.; II Part - 4 min.

Gabala accepted AZAL in the 4th tour match of the Topaz Premier League. Head coach Dorinel Munteanu introduced the team making some changes with Victor Mendy, Andrei Cristea and Ruslan Taghizadeh joining back the starting line-up. They replaced Yazalde Gomes Pinto, Ekigo Ehiosun and Urfan Abbasov.

Gabala took the lead from very early minutes that could have been followed by opening goal. Aleksandri Bengan looked too close to scoring but opponent keeper Stanislav Namasko gave save to his team. The latter was of best players of the show with his further saves.

It was Gabala keeping the evident lead during the half with Ruslan Abishov and Ruslan Amirjanov.

Then AZAL shot in with penalty after during the extra time of the first period after Eduardo fell down and could not get up struggling Pavol Farkas. Visitor captain Rashad Abdullayev made it goal – 0:1.

After the half time, the red-black side surged forward but again the opponent keeper prevented Gabala from the leveling goal on some occasions.

Munteanu made some changes in the attacking line but it was AZAL againg scoring to double their lead with Karim Diniyev"s unexpected shot.

After the goal, Gabala pushed hard to come from behind and Javid Huseynov, running into the box from the right, earned his team penalty as Shahriyar Rahimov fouled on him. Huseynov hit his second accurate goal from the spot since the season started. It was the last goal of the show and Gabala lost their first home match of the Topaz Premier League season staying at the 4th place on the table with 6 points.

Gabala line-up:

1. Kamran Aghayev (c)
7. Ruslan Amirjanov
8. Markus Vidal
(21. Yazalde Pinto, 71)
9. Victor Mendy
11. Andrei Cristea 
(90. Ekigo Ehiosun, 61)
12. Aleksandr Benga
14. Javid Huseynov
15. Ruslan Abishov 
16. Ruslan Taghizadeh
25. Adrian Ropotan
26. Pavol Farkas
(10. Luiz Hilario, 52)
 
Subs.:

30. Anar Nazirov
4. Elvin Jamalov 
34. Urfan Abbasov
44. Rafael Santos

Head coach: Dorinel Munteanu

AZAL line-up:

16. Stanislav Namasko
4. Lasa Kasradze
5. Karim Diniyev 
(7. Tamkin Xalilzadeh, 73)
6. Eduardo Makiel 
9. Aydin Gasimov
(18. Orkhan Lalayev, 78)
11. Jon Kordoba
12. Luis Ramos
(17. Victor Igbekoyi, 66)
13. Shahriyar Rahimov
15. Oskars Klava
22. Eltun Yagublu
27. Rashad Abdullayev (c)

Subs.:

49. Taleh Asadov
3. Juan Francisco
20. Freddi Mombongo
21. Novruz Mammadov

Head coach: Tarlan Ahmadov