. A great move down the right culminated in Asprilla playing an angled ball into the feet of Lee just inside the area. Lee, inturn, played an equally pinpoint ball across the six-yard box which left Beresford with an easy sidefooted punt into the net.
1-1Cvitanovic. A through ball from Maric was chased down by Cvitanovic and as Given came off his line he was able to produce a slide-rule finish beyond him and into the right hand corner.
. Ladic, in possession, was tackled by Asprilla and the ball came ricocheting from the challenge. It fell to Beresford who did very well to fire home from a narrow angle.
Stjepan Tomas on for Daniel Saric
Mujorin on for Silvio Maric
They don't happen often, but when they do they are mightily appreciated - goals from John Beresford that is! How important will this brace from him be to Newcastle in the second leg in a fortnights time?
In what was a good performance, but not great, the rare goals from Beresford make it advantage to Newcastle - but the away goal conceded quite cheaply, may prove extremely expensive in the return game.