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Last-gasp Sheriff shoot down Slavia

Published: Wednesday 5 August 2009, 22.45CET
Slavia Praha 1-1 Sheriff (agg: 1-1, Sheriff win on away goals)
Jose Nadson's 93rd-minute equaliser eliminated the hosts and earned the team from Moldova a berth in Friday's play-off draw.
by Ladislav Josef
from Prague
Last-gasp Sheriff shoot down Slavia
An added-time goal helped Sheriff advance at Slavia's expense ©FC Sheriff

Match statistics

Slavia PrahaSheriff

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target5
 
5
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners1
 
1
Offsides4
 
4
Fouls committed7
 
10
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 5 August 2009, 22.45CET

Last-gasp Sheriff shoot down Slavia

Slavia Praha 1-1 Sheriff (agg: 1-1, Sheriff win on away goals)
Jose Nadson's 93rd-minute equaliser eliminated the hosts and earned the team from Moldova a berth in Friday's play-off draw.

FC Sheriff left it to the last possible moment to secure their UEFA Champions League play-off spot after a Jose Nadson strike deep into added time earned them a 1-1 draw at SK Slavia Praha and an away-goals success.

Sheriff best
Slavia's result means the Czech Republic will have no representatives in this season's UEFA Champions League after AC Sparta Praha lost out to Panathinaikos FC on Tuesday although both have the consolation of going into Friday's UEFA Europa League play-off draw. Sheriff, who by reaching the third qualifying round had already achieved their best-ever European performance, are now one step away from the group stage after Nadson cancelled out Adam Hloušek's early opener.

Late drama
Following the goalless first leg in Moldova, home coach Karel Jarolím sprung a surprise by picking defender Hloušek in attack alongside Stanislav Vlček. The decision looked inspired after 15 minutes when the 20-year-old, who arrived from FK Jablonec in the close season, headed in Benjamin Vomáčka's deflected shot. Slavia's Petr Janda narrowly missed the chance to double his side's lead just after the restart but, overall, the hosts struggled to turn their lion's share of possession into clear-cut opportunities. It was a shortcoming they were duly punished for in a frantic finish when Nadson struck in the third minute of stoppage time to square the tie at 1-1 and put Sheriff through on away goals.

Last updated: 06/08/09 13.19CET

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Lineups

slavia praha

Slavia Praha

sheriff

Sheriff

1
HanušJan Hanuš (GK)
1
St. NamaşcoStanislav Namaşco (GK)
4
HubáčekDavid Hubáček
5
TarkhnishviliVazha Tarkhnishvili (C)
5
ČelůstkaOndřej Čelůstka
7
CorneencovAndrei Corneencov
6
Ragued Hocine Ragued
11
SuvorovAlexandru Suvorov
Substitution81
7
VlčekStanislav Vlček (C)
14
BalimaBenjamin Balima
Yellow Card71
8
JandaPetr Janda
17
RouambaFlorent Rouamba
9
HloušekAdam Hloušek
Goal15
Substitution74
18
ArbănaşConstantin Arbănaş
10
M. JarolímMarek Jarolím
Substitution62
21
DiedhiouAndré Diedhiou
Substitution59
17
SuchýMarek Suchý
Yellow Card84
22
RodríguezLuis Antonio Rodríguez
22
VomáčkaBenjamin Vomáčka
24
MamahAbdul Mamah
Yellow Card44
Substitution72
26
J. ČernýJaroslav Černý
Yellow Card89
Substitution89
28
NadsonNadson
Goal90+3

Substitutes

28
VaniakMartin Vaniak (GK)
25
MelenciucAlexandru Melenciuc (GK)
12
VasiljevićDušan Vasiljević
Substitution62
2
Da CostaSergio Da Costa
13
M. ČernýMilan Černý
Substitution74
3
VolkovVladimir Volkov
Substitution81
15
Tafat Libor Tafat
Substitution89
4
VerbetchiAndrei Verbetchi
19
KrajčíkMatěj Krajčík
9
Jymmy FrançaJymmy França
Substitution59
21
BelaidTijani Belaid
20
TsynyaRustam Tsynya
23
VolešákLadislav Volešák
27
BulatVitalie Bulat
Substitution72

Coach

Pavel Rehak (CZE) Leonid Kuchuk (BLR)

Referee

Gianluca Rocchi (ITA)

Assistant referees

Elenito Di Liberatore (ITA), Francesco De Luca (ITA)

Fourth official

Riccardo Pinzani (ITA)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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