2014/15 UEFA Europa League, 2014 First Round

Dinamo Minsk 0-0 Guingamp

Dinamo Minsk and Guingamp played out a lively goalless draw in Europa League Group K on Thursday.
Vladzimir Zhuravel's home side will perhaps feel hard done to having created the bulk of the chances, but a failure to break down their French opponents cost them the win.
A point gives them one from nine so far and qualification is unlikely, but Guingamp - with four from nine - will feel better set and will feel like they could have won also, having hit the post late on.
Having shipped nine goals in their two Europa games prior to this one, Minsk were desperate to get on top and as such created numerous early chances.
Nemanja Nikolic had a 30-yarder saved by Jonas Lossl, and then Franck Djadjedje had an effort blocked by Brou Angoua as he took aim from just inside the area.
The pressure continued and Igor Stasevich nodded wide from a corner, before Djadjedje should have hit the target from close in, only to go well wide.
There was a lull after that but the chances that continued to come were for the home side, with Nenad Adamovic the next to have a go, Lossl fielding his header.
Guingamp eventually woke up and Rachid Alioui registered their first effort in the 27th minute, warming the palms of Syarhey Ignatovich.
A second chance came their way not long after, with Alioui again getting it, this time working the goalkeeper and then again on a rebound which he could not convert.
Guingamp's improvements continued into the second half, with Claudio Beauvue driving in an effort that skipped wide.
That strike kicked off a chaotic period which saw Minsk's Hernan Figueredo go close and then team-mates Igor Stasevich and Sergey Kontsevoi do the same.
Having ridden another wave, Guingamp then hit back as Sambou Yatabare worked Ignatovich.
Minsk kept coming back too but, despite Oleg Veretilo seeing a shot charged down and Nikolic again going off target, deadlock remained.
That was threatened in the 84th minute as Guingamp's Christophe Mandanne got in, but his low strike hit the post.

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