B36 Tórshavn get a 1-1 draw away to ÍBV Vestmannaeyar in the UEFA Cup

July 14, 2005: UEFA Cup, ÍBV Vestmannaeyar - B36 Tórshavn, first leg:

ÍBV Vestmannaeyar (Iceland)– B36 Tórshavn 1-1 (1-1)
0-1 Bergur Midjord 7'
1-1 Pétur Óskar Sigurðsson 25'

It's not often that Faroese teams are with at real chance of qualifying for the next round in a European competition, but that is the situation B36 Tórshavn have put themselves in, after they got a deserved 1-1 draw in Vestmannaeyar against the Icelandic side ÍBV on Thursday.

B36 went in front after 7 minutes, thanks to a Bergur Midjord goal. But ÍBV leveled the score midway into the first half with a goal from Pétur Óskar Sigurðsson.

The return match will be played in Tórshavn on July 17, 2005.

Of Faroese clubs, only HB Tórshavn have ever qualified for the next round in a European competition. That happened in 1993, when they had lost 1-0 away to RAF Latvia, but the Latvian never showed up in the Faroes for the return match and therefore HB Tórshavn were awarded a 3-0 win by UEFA. - If HB would have made it by playing, we will never know…

July 14, 2005: UEFA Cup, NSÍ Runavík - Liepajas Metalurgs, first leg:

NSÍ Runavík played against Lithuanian side Liepajas Metalurgs. It was never any contest, as there was too much difference between the teams. Metalurgs had an easy 3-0 victory.

NSÍ Runavík - Liepajas Metalurgs (Lithuania) 0-3 (0-1)
0-1 Owngoal 22'
0-2 Girts Karlsons 68'
0-3 Kristaps Grebis 71'

Related links:
B36 - IBV Vestmannaeyar - & NSÍ - Metalurgs, UEFA Cup, 2nd leg
HB Tórshavn to face Liverpool FC in the Champions League
HB Tórshavn meet FBK Kaunas in the Champions League
HB Tórshavn vs. FBK Kaunas, Champions League, 1st leg
FBK Kaunas vs. HB Tórshavn, Champions League, 2nd leg
Skála vs. Tampere United, Inter Toto Cup, 1st & 2nd leg

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