Match statistics

Sparta PrahaAjax

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target2
 
9
Attempts off target6
 
17
Corners4
 
5
Offsides0
4
Fouls committed12
 
10
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 03/10/2013 16:21 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+3
    Pospěch (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Babel (Ajax).
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Heitinga (in) - Galásek (out) (Ajax)
  • 90+3
    Charisteas (Ajax) misses the target.
  • 90+2
    Babel (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pospěch (Sparta Praha).
  • Goal
    90+1
    Sneijder (Ajax) scores!
    The man who has been Ajax's biggest threat all night hits a fantastic drive through a sea of Sparta players and high into the net to give the visitors a dramatic equaliser.
  • 90
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 90
    Maduro (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
  • 89
    Sneijder (Ajax) delivers the free-kick wide.
    The midfielder takes the free-kick from just on the edge of the Sparta penalty area but cannot find the net as we enter what will be four minutes of additional time at the end of the game.
  • 88
    Lukáš (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Charisteas (Ajax).
  • 87
    Rosales (Ajax) misses the target.
    The Argentine fires in a shot this time, but gets his radar all wrong as it sails wide.
  • 87
    Kisel (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Emanuelson (Ajax).
  • 86
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) misses the target.
  • 86
    Zelenka (Sparta Praha) delivers the corner.
  • 85
    Matušovič (Sparta Praha) delivers the corner.
  • 82
    Charisteas (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pospěch (Sparta Praha).
  • 82
    Došek (Sparta Praha) fouls.
  • Substitution
    80
    Rosales (in) - Pienaar (out) (Ajax)
  • Substitution
    79
    Došek (in) - Poláček (out) (Sparta Praha)
  • 79
    Charisteas (Ajax) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 77
    Grygera (Ajax) misses the target.
  • 77
    Sneijder (Ajax) delivers the corner.
  • 77
    Emanuelson (Ajax) misses the target.
    The 19-year-old gets a lot of purchase behind his low drive but Sparta show real determination, throwing bodies in the way to block the shot.
  • Substitution
    76
    Charisteas (in) - Rosenberg (out) (Ajax)
  • 76
    Sneijder (Ajax) delivers the corner.
  • 76
    Babel (Ajax) misses the target.
    Babel shows good feet before looking for the far corner with a curling shot which take a deflection and goes behind for a corner.
  • 75
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 75
    Sneijder (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    Now Sneijder hits a low drive from 20 metres as Ajax continue to probe for that equaliser. His effort is tame however and easily saved.
  • 73
    Lukáš (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Galásek (Ajax).
  • 72
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) delivers the corner.
  • 72
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) misses the target.
    Sparta break quickly on the counterattack and the ball is fed into the path of Poborský, but the winger is denied by some excellent covering from the Ajax defence.
  • 71
    Matušovič (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lindenbergh (Ajax).
  • 70
    Sneijder (Ajax) delivers the corner.
  • 68
    Babel (Ajax) hits the post.
    Sneijder flicks the ball back to Babel who fires a shot against the outside of the post from 20 metres. So unlucky for the young Ajax striker.
  • 68
    Babel (Ajax) misses the target.
  • Goal
    66
    Matušovič (Sparta Praha) scores!
    Karol Kisel sees a cross blocked but the ball goes only as far as Matušovič who fires an unstoppable strike high past Vonk's outstretched hand into the top corner of the net.
  • 65
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) delivers the corner.
  • 64
    Rosenberg (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on M. Petráš (Sparta Praha).
  • 62

  • 62
    Matušovič (Sparta Praha) hits the post.
    The substitute curls in a sublime effort from the edge of the penalty area which Vonk gets a hand on to turn it onto the inside of the post. The ball agonisingly bounces across the face of goal before an Ajax defender arrives to put it behind for a corner.
  • 59
    M. Petráš (Sparta Praha) misses the target.
    The ball rebounds out to Petráš, who blazes a shot high and wide.
  • 59
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) strikes a free kick into the wall.
    The Sparta captain attempts a curling shot into the top corner but the Ajax wall does its job and blocks the effort.
  • Yellow Card
    58
    Galásek (Ajax) is shown a yellow card.
    The Czech is booked for a challenge right on the edge of his own penalty area.
  • 58
    Galásek (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Sivok (Sparta Praha).
  • 54
    Grygera (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matušovič (Sparta Praha).
  • 53
    Rosenberg (Ajax) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 52
    Sneijder (Ajax) delivers the corner.
  • 52
    Sneijder (Ajax) misses the target.
    Blažek takes a risk by coming to the edge of his box and heading the ball away, but only as far as Sneijder, who cannot turn the ball into the unguarded net from 30 metres. Petr Lukáš getting a boot in the way of his shot.
  • 50
    Rosenberg (Ajax) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 50
    Babel (Ajax) misses the target.
    A great run from the 18-year-old as he makes the space for a shot, which is disappointing, going high over the top.
  • Substitution
    49
    Matušovič (in) - Slepička (out) (Sparta Praha)
    Slepička departs with a leg injury, making way for 24-year-old forward Miroslav Matušovič.
  • 47
    Galásek (Ajax) misses the target.
    The Czech fires in an ambitious effort from 25 metres which bounces awkwardly just in front of the goalkeeper but to Blažek's relief goes wide of the post.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+2
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 45+1
    Grygera (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    The corner is met by the head of Zdeněk Grygera who is denied a goal against his old club by a fine one-handed save diving to his right by Blažek.
  • 45+1
    Sneijder (Ajax) delivers the corner.
  • 45+1
    Rosenberg (Ajax) misses the target.
    A high ball finds Rosenberg but the Swede cannot find space for a shot on target as the ball rebounds behind for a corner.
  • 44
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pienaar (Ajax).
  • 41
    Pienaar (Ajax) misses the target.
    Another example of wayward finishing as the South African spoons an effort high and wide from 20 metres.
  • 40
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Galásek (Ajax).
  • 39
    Slepička (Sparta Praha) misses the target.
    The Sparta forward sees the ball come over his shoulder and he hits a volley which he catches well but sees fly well wide of Hans Vonk's near post.
  • 39
    Pienaar (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kadlec (Sparta Praha).
  • 38
    Babel (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pospěch (Sparta Praha).
    The 18-year-old gives away a free-kick midway inside his own half.
  • 37
    Pospěch (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Emanuelson (Ajax).
  • 35
    Kadlec (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pienaar (Ajax).
  • 33
    Poborský (Sparta Praha) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • 33
    Trabelsi (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Sivok (Sparta Praha).
  • 31
    Sneijder (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on M. Petráš (Sparta Praha).
  • 28
    Rosenberg (Ajax) misses the target.
    Lovely slide rule pass from Sneijder sets Rosenberg away but he cuts his shot just past the far post.
  • 27
    Zelenka (Sparta Praha) misses the target.
    Poborský comes inside from the left and lays the ball off to Zelenka who fires in a shot from 20 metres, but high over the top.
  • 22
    Poláček (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pienaar (Ajax).
  • 22
    Sneijder (Ajax) has a shot blocked.
    Sneijder is clearly the dangerman for Ajax and he hits another long range effort now which cannons up off a Sparta leg and away to safety.
  • 18
    Babel (Ajax) misses the target.
    Babel shows good skill here to go past two Sparta defenders and fire in a low shot which fizzes just past the post.
  • 16
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 15
    Sneijder (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    Another run forward from Sneijder, latching on to a cut back and hitting a low drive, but straight at Blažek who easily saves.
  • 14
    Sneijder (Ajax) misses the target.
    The midfielder is involved again but once more his effort causes no problems for Blažek in the Sparta goal.
  • 13
    Rosenberg (Ajax) misses the target.
  • 13
    Zelenka (Sparta Praha) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Galásek (Ajax).
  • 9
    Pienaar (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kadlec (Sparta Praha).
  • 8
    Pienaar (Ajax) misses the target.
  • 6
    Rosenberg (Ajax) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 6
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 6
    Pienaar (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
  • 5
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 5
    Sneijder (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    Sneijder cuts inside and hits a low drive from outside the penalty area which Jaromír Blažek gets down well to save and reacts quickly to gather the rebound with Steven Pienaar baring down on the loose ball.
  • 3
    Sivok (Sparta Praha) has a shot blocked.
  • 3
    Blažek (Sparta Praha) makes a save.
  • 2
    Sneijder (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    The 21-year-old fires in a tame effort from a tight angle which is easily saved.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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