Everton FC - MFK Ruzomberok 1:0 (0:0)

In the first match of the third qualifying round of Europa league played Ružomberok in Liverpool with an English club Everton FC.
1:0 (0:0)
Goodison Park, Liverpool
Everton FC vs MFK Ružomberok

Everton FC: Stekelenburg - Martina, Keane, Williams, Baines - Klaasen (86. Davies), Gueye, Schneiderlin - Calvert-Lewin (61. Ramirez), Rooney, Mirallas (82. Lookman)

MFK Ružomberok: Macík - P. Maslo, J. Maslo, D. Kružliak, Kupec - Takáč (72. Kostadinov), Qose, Kochan - Daniel, Haskič (83. Lačný), Gal Andrezly (88. Gerec)

Goals: 65. Baines

Yellow cards: 54. Kupec, 79. Haskić (both Ružomberok)

Referees: Georgi Kabakov – Martin Margaritov, Divan Valkov (Bulgaria)

Spectators: 32000


In the eighth minute Macík caught dangerous blocked shot. After twelve minutes Rooney missed the target. Subequently guest player Takáč from behind the penalty area missed the target. In the twenty-eighth minute Macík caught Rooney´s shot. About one minute later Klaassen missed the target. In the thirty-third minute Macík caught Gueye´s shot from behind the penalty area. After five minutes Stekelenburg tipped Daniel´s shot from behind the penalty area. In the fourty-fifth minute Macík caught Calvert-Lewin´s attempt.

In the fiftieth minute Daniel missed the target. In the fifty-fifth minute Kružliak blocked Mirallas dangerous attempt. About two minutes later had Ružomberok the biggest chance in the match, but Stekelenburg tipped Maslo´s header on the crossbar after a Takáč´s free kick. Subsequently Takáč from behind the penalty area missed the target. In the sixty-fifth minute Baines scored after a corner kick – 1:0. About five minutes later Macík tipped Mirallas dangerous shot. In the seventy-third minute Ramirez missed the target after a corner kick. About eight minutes later domestic goalie caught Maslo´s dangerous pass on Haskić. In the eighty-fifth had big chance Lačný, but Stekelenburg caught his shot.

Ružomberok lost 0:1 and in the second match the chances to proceed to the play-off round are still open.