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Match facts: Panathinaikos v København

Published: Sunday 26 September 2010, 21.45CET delves into all the latest facts and figures ahead of the UEFA Champions League fixture, with competition milestones, up-to-date injury news and recent domestic information.
Match facts: Panathinaikos v København
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Published: Sunday 26 September 2010, 21.45CET

Match facts: Panathinaikos v København delves into all the latest facts and figures ahead of the UEFA Champions League fixture, with competition milestones, up-to-date injury news and recent domestic information.


UEFA milestones
• Panathinaikos have scored 298 goals in UEFA competition.

• The Greek side have also conceded 96 UEFA Champions League goals, group stage to final.

UEFA Champions League statistics
• None

Latest domestic information
Saturday 25 September: Panathinaikos FC 2-1 Panionios GSS (Ninis 44, Katsouranis 63; Kumordzi 90)
Tzorvas; Vyntra, Sarriegi, Boumsong, Kanté (Simão 74); Katsouranis (Karagounis 85), Gilberto Silva; Ninis, Luis García (Marinos 67), Leto; Cissé

• Nikos Nioplias made three changes to the team that drew 2-2 with FC Kavala a week earlier: Luis García, Kostas Katsouranis and Josu Sarriegi coming in for Sidney Govou, Giorgos Karagounis and Stergos Marinos.

• Sotiris Ninis and Katsouranis scored their first goals of the season though Ninis's night ended on a sour note when he was dismissed in added time.

• The match was Panathinaikos's first game of the season at the Olympic Stadium, which had been closed for a concert before having a new pitch laid.

• Karagounis made his 200th Super League appearance for Panathinaikos on 18 September as two goals from Djibril Cissé earned a point at Kavala.

• Alexandros Tzorvas and Sebastian Leto have played every minute of Panathinaikos's league campaign.

Injury news
• Cédric Kanté fractured the ring finger of his right hand against Panionios and will be out for three weeks. Govou strained his right thigh muscle in training on Sunday, ruling him out of the København match

• Nikos Spyropoulos (knee) and Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (right foot) have resumed training but Antonis Petropoulos (groin) is not expected to return for another two weeks. Giourkas Seitaridis has suffered a setback in his recovery from a quadriceps problem and will also miss København's visit.

Summer transfers
Jean-Alain Boumsong (Olympique Lyonnais)
Luis García (Real Racing Club)
Sidney Govou (Olympique Lyonnais)
Giorgos Ioannidis (Iraklis FC)
Damien Plessis (Liverpool FC)
Daniel Fernandes (VfL Bochum 1848, loan)

Filippos Darlas (Stade Brestois 29)
Ante Rukavina (NK Dinamo Zagreb)
Dimitris Salpingidis (PAOK FC)
Mattias Bjarsmyr (Rosenborg BK, loan)
Cleyton (FC Metalurh Donetsk, loan)
Gabriel (Grêmio Foot-ball Porto Alegrense, loan)
Mario Galinović (FC Kavala, on loan)
Andreas Ivanschitz (1. FSV Mainz 05, loan)
Sotiris Leontiou (Ilioupoli FC, loan)
Christos Melissis (CS Marítimo, loan)
Vangelis Mantzios (CS Marítimo, loan)
Marcelo Mattos (Botafogo FR, loan)
Bryce Moon (Lamontville Golden Arrows FC, loan)

• Govou returned to France after the Kavala match following the death of his father.

• Panathinaikos have sold 26,327 season tickets, a Greek record.


UEFA milestones
• None

UEFA Champions League statistics
• None

Latest domestic information
Saturday 25 September: FC Midtjylland 0-3 FC København (Pospěch 11, Claudemir 39, N'Doye 70)
Wiland; Pospěch, Jørgensen, Antonsson, Wendt; Bolaños (Kristensen 78) Claudemir (Nørregaard 77) Kvist, Vingaard; Grønkjær (Santin 77), N'Doye

• FCK extended their unbeaten start to the Super League season to ten games against second-placed Midtjylland. Their haul of 26 points is a record for this stage of a Danish top-flight campaign.

• Claudemir scored his first goal for FCK, while Dame N'Doye struck for the third time in four games.

• København have won ten of their last 12 games in all competitions.

• København advanced to the last 16 of the Danish Cup on 22 September, coming from behind to beat fourth division Viby IF 4-1. Søren Frederiksen marked his first start for the club with two goals.

• AC Horsens will be København's opposition in the last 16 at the end of October.

• It was a completely different XI to the one that started the 2-0 win at Brøndby IF three days earlier. Kim Christensen made his debut in the FCK goal while Tobias Skovgaard, Lasse Lindbjerg and Morten Thomsen made their bows in the second half.

Injury news
• Christián Bolaños returned to action against Midtjylland having suffered an ankle injury against Brøndby.

• Sölvi Ottesen is likely to be out until the end of October after breaking his arm against Brøndby.

• Martin Bergvold is expected to be sidelined until November after suffering a knee injury in København's 3-0 win against Lyngby BK on 21 August.

• Morten Nordstrand has not played since March after picking up thigh and groin injuries while on loan at FC Groningen.

Summer transfers
Kim Christensen (IFK Göteborg)
Sölvi Ottesen (SønderjyskE)
Claudemir (Vitesse)
Martin Bergvold (AS Livorno Calcio)
Cristián Bolaños (IK Start)
Søren Frederiksen (SønderjyskE)

Jesper Christiansen (IF Elfsborg)
Atiba Hutchinson (PSV Eindhoven)
Ailton Almeida (APOEL FC)
Ulrik Laursen (retired)

• Frederiksen agreed a three-year deal in June and, though initially loaned back to SønderjyskE for the 2010/11 campaign, he was recalled following Nordstrand's injury.

Last updated: 27/09/10 19.04CET

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