yardımcı hakemler: wijnand rutgers (ned), patrick gerritsen (ned)
4. hakem: jack c. d. van hulten (ned)
newcastle: shay given (gk), nolberto solano (dk. 106 et lomana lualua), andy o'brien, kieron dyer, alan shearer (c), gary speed (dk. 91 et jermaine jenas), aaron hughes, shola ameobi, jonathan woodgate, olivier bernard, hugo viana (dk. 85 laurent robert)
yedekler: steve harper (gk), andy griffin, titus bramble, michael chopra
teknik direktör: bobby robson (eng)
partizan: ivica kralj (gk), nenad djordjević, taribo west, nikola malbaša, milivoje Ćirković, igor duljaj, albert nadj, saša ilić (c), andrija delibašić (dk. 116 et damir Čakar), ivica iliev, milan stojanoski
yedekler: radovan radakovic(gk), tomasz rząsa, branimir bajić, ljubinko drulović, bojan brnović, branko savic
teknik direktör: lothar matthäus (ger)
goller: (0-1) dk. 50 ivica iliev
sarı kartlar: dk. 72 andy o'brien (newcastle) dk. 17 nikola malbaša, dk. 115 et igor duljaj (partizan)
newcastle pay partizan penalty published: thursday 28 august 2003, 0.14cet newcastle united fc 0-1 fk partizan (agg: 1-1 - partizan win 4-3 on pens) fk partizan cause a big shock.
fk partizan claimed a shock place in the uefa champions league group stage at the expense of newcastle united fc, who reached the second group stage last season, after winning a tense penalty shoot-out against the english side at st james' park.
sudden-death victory the champions of serbia and montenegro wiped out newcastle's advantage from their 1-0 first-leg victory, thanks to a second-half goal from striker ivica iliev, and then completed the comeback with a 4-3 sudden-death victory on penalties.
lightning-quick break iliev put partizan ahead on the night in the 50th minute, rounding off a lightning-quick break out of defence following a newcastle corner by slotting a pass from impressive captain sasa ilic into the net.
shearer miss in the first five penalties of the shoot-out, three players from each side, including newcastle's former england captain alan shearer, failed to convert. when newcastle's aaron hughes blasted his effort over, partizan right-back milivoje cirkovic then put away the decisive kick to see his side through to thursday's draw and leave newcastle with the consolation prize of a place in the uefa cup.