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Aug 9th 2001 at 17:45 Widzew RTS, Lodz Attendance 850
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Match report UEFA CUP / Qualifying round, 1st leg
TNS UNDONE BY LATE BLITZ

Polonia v TNSPhoto: Polonia Warsaw's Maciej Bykowski and Steven Morgan of TNS battle it out.

TOTAL Network Solutions are all but out of the Uefa Cup after a heavy defeat in the first leg of their qualifying tie against Polonia Warsaw in Poland.
The League of Wales club held out for over an hour before conceding the opening goal to substitute Bartosz Tarachulski, who turned in a cross from Arkadiusz Bak in the 70th minute.
The match was being played in Lodz because Polonia's home ground was not deemed fit to stage a Uefa Cup match, but TNS drew no advantage from the switch of venue with a late collapse.
Tarachulski added his second from Pawel Kaczorowski's centre after 78 minutes.
The side from Llansantfraid looked like keeping the tie alive until the dying minutes and had a narrow escape when Bak struck the post and the crossbar.
But just as TNS appeared to have ridden their luck, two quick-fire goals from Polonia substitute Tomasz Moskal doubled the winning margin and made it an almost impossible task for the Welsh side to recover in two weeks' time.
It was an unhappy return to Poland for TNS, who were hammered 5-0 by Ruch Chorzow in a European Cup Winners' Cup tie five years ago.

Referee: Marco Tura (San Marino)

Goalscorers
Tarachulski (70, 78)
Moskal (90, 90)
None
Starting line-ups
Krzyształowicz
Szymanek
Dziewicki
Żvirgżdauskas
Kaczorowski
Golaszewski
Kaliszan
Ekwueme
Dabrowski
Bak
Bykowski
Mark Deegan
Mark Powell
Lee Coathup
Steve Morgan
Tim Edwards
Tim Alexander
Nicky Ward
David Bridgwater
Jodie Jenkins
Steve Anthrobus
Gary Powell
Substitutes
Tarachulski
Bartczak
Moskal
Ricky Evans
Nick Welton
John Toner
Substitutions
Tarachulski -> Żvirgżdauskas (51)
Bartczak -> Dabrowski (67)
Moskal -> Bykowski (78)
Ricky Evans -> David Bridgwater (75)
Nick Welton -> Gary Powell (81)
John Toner -> Tim Alexander (87)
Yellows
None Steve Morgan (50)
Reds
None None
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