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Dawda Bah, HJK prepare for champions league 2nd leg qualifiers

Aug 4, 2010, 2:56 PM | Article By: Sainabou Kujabi

Dawda Bah's HJK last week's  3-0 defeat to FK Partizan in Belgrade proved that the side is faced with a daunting  task for tonight';s second leg crunch of the 3rd round of UEFA Champions League qualifiers, at the Finnair Stadium.

Iliev opened the scores for the home side in the 8th minute. The two other goals were netted by Ili? and Cleo, in the 42th and 90th minutes of the first leg.

Ahead of the home encounter tonight, HJK has sold a high number of tickets to attract more fans at the stadium, and help encourage the Finnish top-flight league leader's chase against FK Partizan in the euro-game ambiance.

After last week's defeat, Head Coach Antti Muurinen said on the club's website that he is not surprised by FK Partizan's strong finishing performance.