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Sammir the architect of Club Brugge's downfall

Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 20.45CET
Club Brugge KV 0-2 NK Dinamo Zagreb
Brazilian forward Sammir scored one and created the other as the Croatian side found their footing after the break.
by Josh Hershman
Sammir the architect of Club Brugge's downfall
Sammir celebrates breaking the deadlock in Bruges ©Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Club BruggeDinamo Zagreb

Goals scored0
2
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0
Attempts on target8
 
6
Attempts off target7
 
3
Corners8
 
8
Fouls committed13
 
22
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Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 20.45CET

Sammir the architect of Club Brugge's downfall

Club Brugge KV 0-2 NK Dinamo Zagreb
Brazilian forward Sammir scored one and created the other as the Croatian side found their footing after the break.

NK Dinamo Zagreb striker Sammir scored one and made another in four second-half minutes to lift the Croatian club into second place in UEFA Europa League Group D.

Dinamo came out fighting following a goalless first half, and the Brazilian forward put the visitors ahead with a calm finish before his dangerous free-kick was met by Dinamo captain Igor Bišćan to put the game beyond the hosts.

Club Brugge looked the more threatening side in the first half and Karel Geraerts should have given the home side the lead after 23 minutes. Júnior Díaz's looping free-kick found him unmarked at the far post but the defender's sliced shot only found the side netting.

Adrie Koster's outfit were foiled again five minutes before the break when a superb tackle from Adrián Calello prevented Wilfried Dalmat tapping in Dorge Kouemaha's cross.

Dinamo came out stronger after the break and were soon rewarded for their efforts. Sammir made amends for his penalty miss in Croatia last time out, racing on to a through ball in the 55th minute to slot calmly past Geert De Vlieger and into the bottom left-hand corner.

Just four minutes later, Marcos Camozzato's untidy challenge on Luis Ibáñez gave Sammir the chance to deliver a curling free-kick onto the head of Bišćan, who made no mistake from seven metres.

Club Brugge were denied a route back into the game when Ivan Kelava tipped substitute Maxime Lestienne's effort round the post, and with PAOK FC winning tonight's other fixture in Group D, Dinamo know that victory at Villarreal FC on Matchday 5 will be enough to put them in the knockout stages.

Last updated: 17/11/10 12.56CET

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Lineups

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Club Brugge

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Dinamo Zagreb

13
De VliegerGeert De Vlieger (GK)
30
KelavaIvan Kelava (GK)
4
HoefkensCarl Hoefkens (C)
3
IbáñezLuis Ibáñez
6
DalmatWilfried Dalmat
Substitution46'
5
CalelloAdrián Calello
Substitution80'
11
BlondelJonathan Blondel
10
SammirSammir
Goal55'
14
SimaeysJeroen Simaeys
14
VrsaljkoŠime Vrsaljko
Yellow Card46'
Substitution72'
17
CamozzatoMarcos Camozzato
Yellow Card59'
Substitution73'
15
ChagoMathias Chago
18
DonkRyan Donk
16
BadeljMilan Badelj
22
GeraertsKarel Geraerts
Yellow Card32'
21
BećirajFatos Bećiraj
Substitution90'
25
Júnior DíazJúnior Díaz
Substitution53'
22
BišćanIgor Bišćan (C)
Goal59'
40
KouemahaDorge Kouemaha
25
CufréLeandro Cufré
Yellow Card12'
44
PerišićIvan Perišić
28
TonelTonel

Substitutes

26
CoosemansColin Coosemans (GK)
29
SkenderMarin Skender (GK)
3
Van der HeydenPeter Van der Heyden
Substitution53'
6
AdemiArijan Ademi
Substitution90'
8
ŠćepovićStefan Šćepović
Substitution73'
7
EttoEtto
Substitution72'
16
LestienneMaxime Lestienne
Substitution46'
11
TomečakIvan Tomečak
21
VermeulenJorn Vermeulen
19
BarbarićTomislav Barbarić
Substitution80'
24
Van GijseghemDaan Van Gijseghem
55
RukavinaAnte Rukavina
41
Van AckerThibaut Van Acker
77
MoralesPedro Morales

Coach

Adrie Koster (NED) Vahid Halilhodžić (BIH)

Referee

Thomas Einwaller (AUT)

Assistant referees

Roland Heim (AUT), Norbert Schwab (AUT)

Fourth official

Oliver Drachta (AUT)

Additional assistant referees

Rene Eisner (AUT), Harald Lechner (AUT)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

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