Ball blown haphazardly by strong wind during Venstpils vs Rosenborg in the Europa League
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VIDEO: Chaotic scenes as Ventspils vs Rosenborg goes ahead in strong winds

Ball blown haphazardly.

Extreme winds in today’s Europa League qualification between Rosenborg and Ventspils from soccer

The Europa League second qualifying round match between Ventspils and Rosenborg went ahead amidst strong winds, leading to chaotic scenes on the pitch.

Thursday’s clash at the Ventspils Stadions in Latvia saw the ball blowing around haphazardly as the visiting Norwegian side romped to a 5-1 win.

Ventspils take an early lead against Rosenberg via a wind assisted route one assist!

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They fell behind after just five minutes, with Evgeny Kozlov scoring for the Latvian Higher League club.

But goals from Dino Islamović (2), Anders Konradsen, Carlo Holse and Kristoffer Zachariassen turned the game on its head.

The home team were also reduced to ten men when Dmitrijs Litvinskis saw red midway through the second half.