Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Nagoya Grampus Eight beat Newcastle 1-0

A missed penalty by Sasho Petrovski cost Newcastle a share of the points against Nagoya Grampus Eight in their Group E Asian Champions League match at Newcastle Stadium tonight.

Petrovski's spot-kick lacked power and was directed slightly to the side of the keeper, who saved easily.

Yoshizumi Ogawa scored in the second half to give Nagoya a 1-0 win.

They stay top of Group E with 8 points, while Newcastle have 3 points.

The sides drew 1-1 in Nagoya in Japan two weeks ago.

Nagoya had 54 per cent of the possession during the match and forced 8 corners compared to Newcastle's three.

Nagoya had 15 shots, while Newcastle had 12.

Newcastle had two players cautioned and Nagoya one.

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