HNK Rijeka v Aberdeen

Aberdeen Have It All To Play For To Keep European Hopes Alive

Aberdeen have it all to play for next week at Pittodrie after suffering a 2-0 away loss against HNK Rijeka this evening in Croatia.

Scott McKenna started for the Dons after the transfer carry-on this week.  Niall McGinn and Ryan Hedges came into the team after being on the bench for the Hearts match on Sunday.

New recruit, Zak Vyner also made it onto the bench having signed for the Dons today.

The sides went into half-time goalless, but that all changed in the second-half.

Antonio Colak opened the scoring for Rijeka in the 62nd minute, after Shay Logan foolishly pulled down Luka Capan in the box – Colak score from the resultant spot kick.

Robert Muric hit the Dons with a hammer blow late into the second half after hammering a goal past Joe Lewis.

It leaves the Dons with it all to do at Pittodrie a week on Thursday, if we are to take anything from this tie and keep our European hopes alive.

Details

Date Time League Season Full Time Attendance
8th August 2019 7:00 pm UEFA Europa League 2019-20 90' 6,452

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsPossession
HNK Rijeka02253%
Aberdeen00047%

HNK Rijeka

4Roberto Puncec Defender
5Darko Velkovski Defender
6Ivan Lepinjica Midfielder
7Zoran Kvrzic Forward 54'
8Tibor Halilovic Midfielder
10Domagoj Pavicic Midfielder
13Dario Zuparic Defender 65'
14Maxwell Acosty 18 Forward
17Antonio Colak Forward 62'
18Robert Muric 14 Forward 88'
22Denis Busnja Forward
25Ivor Pandur Goalkeeper
27Ivan Tomecak 29 Defender
29Momcilo Raspopovic 27 Defender
30Dani Iglesias 31 Midfielder
31Luka Capan 30 Midfielder 79'
32Andrej Prskalo Goalkeeper
44Stjepan Loncar Midfielder

Aberdeen

1Joe Lewis Goalkeeper
2Shay Logan Defender 61'
3Greg Leigh Defender
4Andrew Considine Defender
5Scott McKenna Defender
6Michael Devlin Defender
8James Wilson Forward
9Curtis Main 11 Forward
10Niall McGinn 15 Forward
11Ryan Hedges 9 Forward
15Scott Wright 10 Forward
16Sam Cosgrove Forward 91'
19Lewis Ferguson Midfielder
20Tomáš Černý Goalkeeper
21Jon Gallagher 24 Forward
22Funso Ojo Midfielder
24Dean Campbell 21 Midfielder
33Zak Vyner Defender

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