WELSH PREMIER FOOTBALL

Share this article

Submit to DeliciousSubmit to DiggSubmit to FacebookSubmit to Google PlusSubmit to StumbleuponSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedIn

THE Welsh Premier suffered a whitewash as all three representatives were knocked-out of the Europa League first qualifying round, conceding nine goals without reply in their second leg ties.

Leading 1-0 from the first leg, Connah's Quay were well-beaten 3-0 by Finnish Premier Division leaders HJK in Helsinki, with the hosts taking the lead through a 30-yard Moshtagh Yaghoubi free-kick after 11 minutes. Demba Savage played-in Akseli Pelvas for the second on 39 minutes and the same player added the killer third goal eight minutes after the break when keeper John Danby failed to hold a shot. Nomads had a chance to respond but substitute Ryan Wignall sliced his shot and keeper Thomas Dahne was not troubled.

Bala needed an away goal against Vaduz in Liechtenstein to restore parity after a 2-1 first leg reverse, but were behind on 23 minutes when their defence failed to cut out a pass from Maurice Brunner and Aldin Turkes curled a shot into the far corner. Turkes added another and Marco Mathys made it 3-0 before the break from a quickly taken free-kick.

Despite only losing 1-0 away in Denmark, Bangor City crumpled at home to Lyngby and were behind after just three minutes when Kristoffer Larsen curled a shot into the far corner. Jeppe Kjaer applied a clinical finish to a left wing byline cross for the second and, before half-time, Larsen added another from a narrow angle to round-off the scoring, although City's Lawrence Wilson drew a fingertip save from Mikkel Andersen late-on. 

About Us

This is an independent site which has no official connection with the league or its clubs. The help of Soccerfile Wales, the league's official statisticians, in supplying information is gratefully acknowledged.

Visitors

1.png8.png6.png5.png6.png0.png7.png8.png

26 September 2017

Site sponsor


The leading bookmakers for the Welsh Premier League.