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Match facts: København v Panathinaikos

Published: Saturday 4 December 2010, 21.45CET
Match facts: København v Panathinaikos
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Published: Saturday 4 December 2010, 21.45CET

Match facts: København v Panathinaikos


UEFA milestones
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UEFA Champions League statistics
• Dame N'Doye and Zdeněk Pospěch will incur a ban with their next yellow cards.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 4 December: FC København 3-1 Esbjerg fB (N'Doye 18 88, Pospěch 23; Lange 51)
Wiland; Pospěch, Zanka Jørgensen, Antonsson (Ottesen 40), Wendt; Bolaños, Claudemir, Kvist, Vingaard (Kristensen 40); Santin (Zohore 71), N'Doye

• FCK became the first ever side to reach the Danish winter break unbeaten, winning 16 of their 19 games.

• København's 51-point tally is the highest ever achieved by any team at this stage of a Super League campaign; they are 19 points clear at the top of the table.

• César Santin's 13th league goal of the season set FCK on course for a 3-0 win at Randers FC on 28 November.

• Santin and N'Doye have contributed 26 of FCK's 50 league goals this term.

• FCK have scored in 27 of their 30 games this season – the only sides to keep them at bay were FC BATE Borisov, FC Barcelona and FC Rubin Kazan.

• On 27 October København suffered their first – and so far only – domestic defeat of 2010/11, losing 4-2 at home to AC Horsens in the last 16 of the Danish Cup.

• Kenneth Zohore, 16, marked his second league start for FCK in the 3-2 victory against Lyngby BK on 30 October with his first goal.

Injury news
• N'Doye missed the Randers game with a groin injury but returned with two goals against Esbjerg.

• Martin Vingaard was withdrawn before half-time against Esbjerg having taken a knock.

• Mikael Antonsson went off after 40 minutes on Saturday. The defender damaged a chest muscle against Randers which is hampering his breathing.

• Hjalte Nørregaard (hamstring, out since 27 October) and Martin Bergvold (knee, 21 August) both remain long-term injury absentees.

• Morten Nordstrand missed the first three months of the season after suffering thigh and groin injuries in March while on loan at FC Groningen.

• Søren 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.


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

• Lionel Messi's goal on Matchday 5 was the 100th the Greek side have conceded in the UEFA Champions League, group stage to final. They have shipped 198 in the European Champions Clubs' Cup.

• At 16 years and 242 days Charis Mavrias became the second youngest player to feature in the UEFA Champions League on Matchday 3. Celestine Babayaro was 16 years and 87 days when he appeared for RSC Anderlecht against FC Steaua Bucureşti on 23 November 1994.

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Panathinaikos have scored one goal, the joint lowest total in the competition along with FK Partizan and Bursaspor. Their 14 shots on goal is also the joint lowest total in the group stage, along with MŠK Žilina.

• Giorgos Karagounis, who served a one-game ban on Matchday 5, made his 76th European appearance for Panathinaikos on Matchday 4. It equalled Giannis Goumas's record of continental matches for the club.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 4 December: Panathinaikos FC 2-0 Panserraikos FC (Boumsong 16, Cissé 69)
Tzorvas; Seitaridis, Boumsong, Kanté, Spyropoulos; Gilberto, Plessis (Simão 46); Govou (Marinos 58), Ninis, Christodoulopoulos (Mavrias 80); Cissé

• With Luis García suspended and Kostas Katsouranis rested, Giourkas Seitaridis made his first league start since the opening day of the season.

• Lazaros Christodoulopoulos set up both goals − Jean-Alain Boumsong's effort was his first for Panathinaikos.

• Djibril Cissé took his tally to 13 in 12 league appearances this season – no other Panathinaikos player has registered more than twice.

• New club captain Cissé scored both goals as Jesualdo Ferreira, who took charge ahead of Matchday 5, made a winning start in the league with a 2-0 victory at Kerkyra FC on 28 November. With Olympiacos FC losing at AEK Athens FC it sent the Greens to the Super League summit.

• Cissé has an unrivalled record of 36 goals in 39 games for Panathinaikos, scoring twice in a match 12 times.

• Panathinaikos have kept eight clean sheets in 19 games in all competitions this season.

• Panathinaikos have lost only three of their last 59 league games at home, including the end-of-season play-offs.

• Alexandros Tzorvas has not missed a minute of Super League action this term

• Mavrias made his Super League debut at AEK Athens FC on 24 October. At 16 years and 246 days he became the second youngest player to grace the Greek top flight after Kostas Antoniou (15 years, 292 days), the current director of football at Panathinaikos.

• The Greens will host second-tier Trikala FC in the Greek Cup fifth round on 22 December.

Injury news
• Stergos Marinos started on the bench at home to Panserraikos after receiving a calf knock against Kerkyra.

• Sotiris Ninis made his first appearance since 12 October against Panserraikos after foot and quadriceps injuries.

• Sebastian Leto has been out with a knee injury since 3 October.

• Orestis Karnezis has extended his contract until June 2015.

• Karagounis became the third Greek player after Theodoros Zagorakis and Angelos Basinas to reach 100 caps when he lined up against Latvia on 8 October.

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