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Match Report : 06/11/2003 v FC Basel
FC Basel   2 2

Scorer(s):     Cantaluppi (11),  Chipperfield (15)

Newcastle United   3 2
Scorer(s):     P.L Robert (14),  T.M Bramble (37),  F Ameobi (75)
Competition: UEFA Cup, Round 2, 1st Leg
Season: 2003-04
Venue: St. Jakob-Park
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Tom Henning Ovrebo (Norway)
FC Basel
Manager: Christian Gross
 Pascal Zuberbuhler
Cautioned  Philipp Degen
  Murat Yakin
  Marco Zwyssig
  Thimothe Antouba
  Mario Cantaluppi
  Scott Chipperfield
  Benjamin Huggel
  Hakan Yakin(On As A Substitute Julio Hernan Rossi, 60)
  Marco Streller
  Christian Gimenez(On As A Substitute Sebastien Barberis, 82)
Unused Subs: Alexandre Quennoz, Jose Ze Maria, Erik Rapo, David Degen, Boris Smiljanic
Newcastle United
Manager: Sir Bobby Robson CBE
 Seamus Given
 Aaron Hughes
 Olivier Bernard
 Andrew O'Brien
 Titus Bramble
 Gary Speed
 Nolberto Solano(On As A Substitute Darren Ambrose, 85)
 Jermaine Jenas
 Alan Shearer
 Foluwashola Ameobi
 Pierre Robert(On As A Substitute Hugo Viana, 90)
Unused Subs: Stephen Harper, Steven Caldwell, Nikos Dabizas, Lomano LuaLua, Rocky Michael Chopra
First Half
11 mins
Goal
1-0Cantaluppi. A weak defensive clearance by Jenas was pounced on by Cantaluppi and he hammered an unstoppable drive past Given.
14 mins
Goal
1-1Pierre Robert. A perfectly weighted pass by Ameobi to Robert saw him take an early shot that completely caught out 'keeper Zuberbuhler, who could only watch as the ball slipped inside his far post.
15 mins
Goal
2-1Chipperfield. It seemed as if Given had the goalbound shot from Chipperfield covered but it took an unfortunate nick off the legs of Jenas which was enough for the ball to evade the keeper's grasp.
28 mins
 CAUTIONED
Philipp Degen
37 mins
Goal
2-2Titus Bramble. A corner by Robert was not dealt with properly by the Basle defence and the ball fell to Bramble who thumped home a searing half-volley.
Second Half
60 mins
Substitution
Julio Hernan Rossi on for Hakan Yakin
75 mins
Goal
2-3Foluwashola Ameobi. A loose pass by Atouba gave Solano time and space to pick out Ameobi who was on the edge of the penalty area, and he twisted and turned his way past a spellbound Zwyssig before firing left-footed past Zuberbuhler.
82 mins
Substitution
Sebastien Barberis on for Christian Gimenez
85 mins
Substitution
90 mins
Substitution

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Matchday Programme : 06/11/2003

Matchday Programme : 06/11/2003