Albania’s Partizani qualified for the third qualification round of the soccer Champions League after penalty shootouts in Budapest on Wednesday.
The second leg of the Champions League second qualifying round was organized at the Groupama Arena Wednesday night. In Albania last week Fradi played out a 1-1 draw and was hopeful regarding the return game. Accordingly Fradi took the lead by Gera’s penalty but then Tirana equalized with an own goal.
Ferencváros (HUN) – Partizani (ALB) 1:1 (1:1, 1:1, 1:1) – penalty shootout: 1:3
FTC: Dibusz – Dilaver, Hüsing, Leandro, Ramírez – Pintér Á. (Nagy D., 45 min ), Gera – Varga R. (Sesták, 45 min), Trinks (Djuricin, 66.), Lovrencsics – Böde
Partizani Tirana: Hoxha – Arapi, Krasniqi, Fili (Bardhi, 82.), Batha (Ekuban, 26.), Ramadani, Trashi, Ibrahimi, Torassa (Atanda, 71.), Vila, Kalari
1-1 (own goal)
The teams did not score more until full time and the match continued with extension and penalty shots. While the Albanians converted three shots to goals Fradi scored only once, meaning that Tirana goes through to the next round.
Source: fradi.hu, MTI