The home stage games of the Conference League came back tonight (Thursday) with the fifth round at the third European factory in its importance, and as usual provided some rather surprising results. Tottenham lost to the humble teacher, Belgrade partisan was embarrassed by Flora Tallinn and at the home of Maccabi Haifa Slavia Prague and Feyenoord parted ways in a dramatic draw.
House of the Lord
Slavia Prague – Feyenoord 2: 2
Ophir Marciano opened with a Feyenoord goal in place of Justin Beilo who was found positive for Corona, but had a big part in the absorbers. Luckily Cyril Desers set a dramatic equalizer and points distribution. In the 12th minute Marciano complicated Tyrell from Malaysia with a bad pass, the Czechs took over and Peter Olainka scored from close range. In the 66th minute he failed to take control of a kick from outside the box and Jan Coquette scored the 1: 2. But Feyenoord as mentioned tonight had Cyril Desers who even came in as a substitute in the first half, and scored an expensive double (31 and 93) that guaranteed the Dutch the top spot. Guest missile shelter was removed (37).
HYK Helsinki – Alshkart 0: 1
Although Helsinki lost a chance to finish in 1-2 places even before the current round, it completed a double over the Armenian rival, which was left without points. Atomo Tanaka scored in the 48th minute and made the difference between the teams.
Teacher – Tottenham 1: 2
An embarrassing loss to the Roosters, who could have secured at least second place, but got entangled and will probably owe a victory over Ran in the final round. 22-year-old Tommy Horbat scored an early goal in the 11th minute, Ryan Cessnion was sent off in the 31st minute and Tottenham struggled with 10 players. Harry Kane may have equalized in the 72nd minute, but the last word belonged to Amaday Marusha, who scored in the 95th minute and gave the teacher the biggest win in its history.
Run – Vitsa 3: 3
A flattering draw for Vitesse, who came back from behind and left herself a chance to finish in second place. Ran was disappointed with the loss of the lead, but at the end of the day secured the summit. Gaiten Labrad scored a brilliant hat-trick in the 9th, 39th and 69th minutes, but the Dutch came back from the deep pit thanks to goals from Dan Weissman (43), Thomas Boytik (75) and Luis Oppanda (90). Eli Desa came in as a substitute in Vitesse in the 53rd minute.
Flora Tallinn – Partizan Belgrade 0: 1
Beavers Natcho was absent from the squad of Alexander Stanojevic, who was the victim of a historic victory for the Estonian champions in the home leg. Martin Miller hit the net in the 44th minute and left Flora Tallinn with a chance to qualify, now with five points against Partizan Belgrade’s seven in second place.
Anorthosis – Ghent (22:00)
The Cypriots lock the house and present a disappointing campaign during which they have scored just two points so far. The Belgians, on the other hand, have already secured promotion to the next stage, and following Partizan’s loss, they also took first place. Assaf Tzur was again opened at the host’s gate, while Younes Melda was not included in Ghent’s squad.
Kyrate Almighty – F.C. Basel 3: 2
Lincoln – F.C. Copenhagen 4: 0
Krabah – Omonia Nicosia 2: 2
Slovan Bratislava – PAOK Thessaloniki 0: 0
Rome – Zoria Lugansk (22:00)
Bodo Glimt – CSKA Sofia (22:00)
Jablonts – Alkmaar (22:00)
Randers – Cluj (22:00)