Andy Johnson was another, handed the matchball by skipper Phil Neville after he'd already seen one penalty against Metalist
TRABZON (CyHAN)- Ukrainian football team Metalist
Kharkiv has arrived to Turkish northeastern province of Trabzon, where will have UEFA European League group L match, which will be played on Thursday with Trabzonspor at Avni Aker Stadium.
Thousands of fans of two Ukrainian football clubs Dnipro and Metalist
gathered in Kharkov's Constitution Square where they joined some 250 pro-Kiev activists holding a rally.
Ukrainian side Metalist
Kharkiv's appeal against a one-season exclusion from Uefa's club competitions - also for match-fixing - has also been upheld by CAS.
But an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport could see Metalist
temporarily reinstated because CAS has the power to suspend sanctions.
Kharkiv, due to play Schalke 04 in the Champions League playoff round later this month, have been kicked out of the competition, European soccer's governing body UEFA said on Wednesday.
After taking the lead against Metalist
Kharkiv through Lucian Burdujan, the Odessa side weren't celebrating too long thanks to the quick thinking of striker Cleiton Xavier.
The club are fearful of flares being taken into St James' Park - as they were in the previous home match with Metalist
Kharkiv - or a repeat of when someone ran on to the field of play, as happened against Bordeaux in the competition's group stages.
You've seen how well we are doing and how well we did in Metalist
. "Our objective is to enjoy playing in the competition and to go as far as we can." Cisse reverted to a right-wing role during the encounter in Ukraine in the last-32 clash against Metalist
The Magpies returned from Ukraine triumphant in the early hours of Friday morning after a 1-0 win over Metalist
Kharkiv secured their passage to the last 16.
EUROPA LEAGUE Metalist
0 Newcastle 1 (Newcastle win 1-0 on agg) SHOLA AMEOBI fired Newcastle into the last 16 of the Europa League from the penalty spot as the Magpies kept their cool in Ukraine.