The Ghent had made the trip to Estonia to bring back the three points, the Buffalos accomplished their mission, in pain (0-1).
Reversed in a group which also includes the Cypriots of Anorthosis and the Partizan of Belgrade, the Ghent woman began her European campaign on the lawn of Flora Tallinn with the firm intention of taking the three points.
But nothing was easy in Estonia for the Buffalos, who dominated the debates from the kick-off, but who are struggling to bring the danger in front of the opposing goal. Despite attempts by Depoitre and Hanche-Olsen in particular, the two teams returned to the locker room without having managed to deflower the marker.
Deliverance by Lemajic
It was finally at the start of the second half that the Ghent residents found the opening. Ideally launched in depth by Roman Bezus, Darko Lemajic did not hesitate to deceive Ingolen and score his very first goal for the Ghent.
Confidence by this opening goal, the Buffalos pushed to take cover, but despite many opportunities (18 attempts, including nine on target), they failed to make the break. Without consequence for the team of Hein Vanhaezebrouck who succeeds in his entry.
With three points, the Buffalos are necessarily at the top of their group. Will they be joined this evening? Partizan and Anorthosis face off in Cyprus in the second part of the evening.
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