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Arka Gdynia 2017 Superpuchar Champions

This is the first time Arka Gdynia have won the Superpuchar / legia.com
Arka Gdynia 2017 Superpuchar Champions

WARSAW, Poland. July 7 (PSN) – Arka Gdynia defeated Legia Warsaw in a penalty series on Friday to claim the 2017 Superpuchar title.

Final score: Legia Warsaw – Arka Gdynia 1:1 (PK 3:4)

Michal Pazdan scored an own goal to put Gdynia up early in the game. Fortunately, the hosts didn’t have to wait long to get back into it with Thibault Moulin equalizing for the Legion thereafter shortly.

Eventually, 90 minutes of play was not able indicate a winner. With the score still only 1:1 at the end of regulation time, the game went to penalties. It was a close shootout, but with Legia being denied twice (Moulin and Kopczynski) the penalty score dictated that Arka were the victors.

This was the first time in history the Tri-City club had won this cup.

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Legia Warsaw – Arka Gdynia 1:1 (PK. 3:4)
Goals: Moulin 27′ – Pazdan 20′ (OG)

Penalties: 1:0 Szwoch, 1:1 Warcholak, (1:1 Moulin – miss), 1:2 Sołdecki, 2:2 Guilherme, 2:3 Zbozień, 3:3 Dąbrowski, 3:4 Jurado, (3:4 Kopczyński – miss)

Yellow carded: Pazdan, Szwoch, Jędrzejczyk – Sobieraj
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Płock) Attendance: 26 756

Legia: 1. Arkadiusz Malarz – 55. Artur Jędrzejczyk (90, 23. Mateusz Żyro), 5. Maciej Dąbrowski, 2. Michał Pazdan, 14. Adam Hloušek – 6. Guilherme, 15. Michał Kopczyński, 75. Thibault Moulin, 22. Kasper Hämäläinen (67, 9. Vamara Sanogo), 21. Dominik Nagy (64, 53. Sebastian Szymański) – 11. Jarosław Niezgoda (57, 20. Mateusz Szwoch)

Arka: 1. Pāvels Šteinbors – 33. Damian Zbozień, 29. Michał Marcjanik, 3. Krzysztof Sobieraj, 23. Marcin Warcholak – 24. Patryk Kun (90, 44. Michał Żebrakowski), 8. Marcus Vinícius (63, 4. Dawid Sołdecki), 21. Yannick Kakoko, 17. Adam Marciniak (77, 14. Michał Nalepa), 13. Grzegorz Piesio (84, 2. Tadeusz Socha) – 11. Rafał Siemaszko (67, 9. Rubén Jurado)

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