Red Star Belgrade 4-1 Ferencváros: Red Star shine against Hungarians

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Red Star Belgrade suffered an away loss to Red Star Belgrade on Thursday at Stadium Rajko Mitic. Red Star Belgrade were looking forward to playing again after losing 2-1 to Trabzonspor in their last match whilst Ferencváros were coming from consecutive wins against AS Mónaco and Trabzonspor. Red Star Belgrade are now in 3rd place, with 3 points from 3 matches, while Ferencváros sit in 2nd, with 6 points from 3.

Red Star Belgrade started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Kanga Guelor opened the rout, at 27 minutes. Red Star Belgrade then netted once more and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Stefan Mitrovic on the 35 minute mark, concluding the first half 2-0.

Red Star Belgrade started the second half with renewed vigour, with an early goal from Aleksandar Katai in the 50th minute. Red Star Belgrade looked to have the match under control when they scored again to grab the advantage, thanks to a second effort from Kanga Guelor, 60 minutes in to establish a 4-0. In the end though, Ferencváros then grabbed a goal from Kristoffer Zachariassen in the 71st minute. The match ended with a 4-1 home victory.

Substitutions for Red Star Belgrade included Slavoljub Srnic, Radovan Pankov, Nemanja Motika, Veljko Nikolic and Ibrahim Mustapha for Sekou Sanogo, Stefan Mitrovic, Aleksandar Katai, Aleksandar Dragovic and Kanga Guelor, respectively. Ferencváros brought on Balint Vecsei, Ryan Mmaee, Marquinhos, Amer Gojak and Lorand Paszka, to replace Muhamed Besic, Franck Boli, Tokmac Chol Nguen, Aissa Laidouni and Endre Botka.

There were bookings for Aleksandar Dragovic, Sekou Sanogo and Milan Rodic from Red Star Belgrade, and Samy Mmaee, Mats Knoester and Balint Vecsei, for Ferencváros.

Red Star Belgrade will play their next fixture away against Ferencváros, while Ferencváros will face Red Star Belgrade at home.

Technical card:
Red Star Belgrade:Milan Borjan, Marko Gobeljic, Aleksandar Dragovic (Veljko Nikolic, min.72), Strahinja Erakovic, Milan Rodic, Stefan Mitrovic (Radovan Pankov, min.62), Sekou Sanogo (Slavoljub Srnic, min.62), Kanga Guelor (Ibrahim Mustapha, min.80), Mirko Ivanic, Aleksandar Pesic and Aleksandar Katai (Nemanja Motika, min.72)
Ferencváros:Denes Dibusz, Henry Wingo, Samy Mmaee, Mats Knoester, Endre Botka (Lorand Paszka, min.77), Kristoffer Zachariassen, Aissa Laidouni (Amer Gojak, min.67), Muhamed Besic (Balint Vecsei, min.57), Franck Boli (Ryan Mmaee, min.57), Tokmac Chol Nguen (Marquinhos, min.66) and Adama Traore
Stadium:Stadium Rajko Mitic
Goals:Kanga Guelor (1-0, min. 27), Stefan Mitrovic (2-0, min. 35), Aleksandar Katai (3-0, min. 50), Kanga Guelor (4-0, min. 60) and Kristoffer Zachariassen (4-1, min. 71)