Champions League: Anorthosis FC beat Rapid Wien 3-0
Nicosia, Jul 31 - Cypriot Anorthosis Famagusta FC took a giant stride towards the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round with a 3-0 victory over SK Rapid Wien, in a match held in Larnaca’s Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium yesterday.
Ioannis Skopelitis opened the score for Anorthosis in the 35th minute, and Lukasz Sosin scored twice at the second half, at the 47th and 90th minutes, completing a stirring defeat of the Austrian champions.
The second leg of the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round will be held in Vienna on August 6th.
Since Turkey’s invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Anorthosis has been a refugee club.