Europa League - Qualifying First Round - 2nd Leg
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Europa League: Crusaders victory sets up Wolves qualifier

Paul Heatley
Paul Heatley impressed with a double for Crusaders in the Faroe Islands

Crusaders will meet Premier League side Wolves in the Europa League qualifiers after beating B36 Torshavn 3-2 to progress 5-2 on aggregate.

The Irish Cup winners built on their first-leg lead with Jordan Forsythe scoring an early goal in the Faroe Islands before Paul Heatley's strike.

Hugin Samuelsen pulled one back with a back-post finish before the break and Lukasz Cieslewicz stabbed in to level.

Heatley calmly slotted home the winner and a visit to Molineux awaits.

Crusaders travel to take on Wolves next Thursday in the first leg of the second-round qualifier.

The visitors made the perfect start at a foggy Gundadalur Stadium as Forsythe smacked a six-yard free-kick high into the net in the third minute after keeper Hans Jorgensen picked up a backpass.

Arni Frederiksberg lobbed wide a minute later at the other before the Crues pressed for a second goal with Ross Clarke dangerous on the right.

Stephen Baxter will take his Crusaders side to England next week to face Wolves
Stephen Baxter will take his Crusaders side to England next week to face Wolves

Heatley doubled the lead with a low 25-yard shot across Jorgensen with the ball sneaking just inside the post.

Torshavn grabbed their first goal of the tie eight minutes before half-time as Samuelsen met a cross from the left to tuck home from close range.

Samuelsen produced a fine double save to deny Heatley and Forsythe early in the second half before the hosts drew level on 50 minutes.

Stefan Radosavljevic picked out Cieslewicz with the cut-back and a weak effort managed to creep into the corner of the Crues net.

Heatley eased any Crusaders nerves in the 68th minute with the winger sliding the ball beyond Jorgensen from 16 yards.

Line-ups

B36 Tórshavn

  • 21Jorgensen
  • 6Nielsen
  • 2Eriksen
  • 3Tór NaesSubstituted forSamuelsenat 83'minutes
  • 5Jacobsen
  • 4Petersen
  • 7Frederiksberg
  • 8Radosavljevic
  • 15SamuelsenSubstituted forAgnarssonat 72'minutes
  • 11Cieslewicz
  • 13JacobsenSubstituted forPrzybylskiat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Hansen
  • 9Agnarsson
  • 12Mellemgaard
  • 14Jacobsen
  • 17Samuelsen
  • 24Thomsen
  • 28Przybylski

Crusaders

  • 1O'NeillBooked at 45mins
  • 7Lowry
  • 12CaddellSubstituted forHaleat 65'minutes
  • 2Burns
  • 3HegartyBooked at 5mins
  • 4Beverland
  • 14ForsytheBooked at 78minsSubstituted forThompsonat 86'minutes
  • 17Ruddy
  • 25Clarke
  • 22HeatleyBooked at 90mins
  • 18OwensSubstituted forCushleyat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Ward
  • 9Hale
  • 10Hale
  • 11Cushley
  • 15O'Rourke
  • 21Thompson
  • 26Doherty
Referee:
Milovan Milacic
Attendance:
1,422

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Thursday 18th July 2019

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Leverkusen6411169713
2Zürich631276110
3AEK Larnaca6123612-65
4Ludogorets604257-24

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1RB Salzburg66001761118
2Celtic630368-29
3RB Leipzig62139817
4Rosenborg6015414-101

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Zenit St Petersburg632165111
2Slavia Prague631243110
3Bordeaux62136607
4FC Copenhagen612335-25

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dinamo Zagreb6420113814
2Fenerbahçe62227708
3Spartak Trnava621347-37
4Anderlecht603327-53

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arsenal65101221016
2Sporting64111331013
3Vorskla Poltava6105413-93
4FK Qarabag6105213-113

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Betis633072512
2Olympiakos6312116510
3AC Milan6312129310
4F91 Dudelange6015316-131

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Villarreal6240125710
2Rapid Vienna631269-310
3Rangers61328806
4Spartak Moscow6123812-45

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Frankfurt66001751218
2Lazio6303911-29
3Apollon Limassol6213101007
4Marseille6015616-101

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1KRC Genk6321148611
2Malmö FF62317619
3Besiktas6213911-27
4Sarpsborg 086123813-55

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sevilla64021861212
2FK Krasnodar640288012
3Standard Liege631279-210
4Akhisarspor6015414-101

K

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dynamo Kiev6321107311
2Rennes630378-19
3FC Astana62227708
4FK Jablonec612368-25

L

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea6510123916
2BATE Borisov63039909
3MOL Vidi621357-27
4PAOK Salonika6105512-73
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