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Brabec gives Sparta the edge

Published: Tuesday 27 July 2010, 22.48CET
AC Sparta Praha 1-0 KKS Lech Poznań
Erich Brabec scored the only goal late on as the Czech champions eked out a first-leg advantage against their Polish counterparts.
Brabec gives Sparta the edge
Erich Brabec celebrates scoring Praha's winner against Lech ©Vlastimil Vacek

Match statistics

Sparta PrahaLech

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target7
 
4
Attempts off target10
 
4
Corners3
 
5
Offsides0
3
Fouls committed11
 
15
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 27 July 2010, 22.48CET

Brabec gives Sparta the edge

AC Sparta Praha 1-0 KKS Lech Poznań
Erich Brabec scored the only goal late on as the Czech champions eked out a first-leg advantage against their Polish counterparts.

Czech titleholders AC Sparta Praha will take a slender lead to Poland next week after Erich Brabec's late strike gave them the edge over KKS Lech Poznań in the first instalment of their UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie.

Brabec struck with 12 minutes to play as Jozef Chovanec's side got the better of the Polish outfit, who reached this stage courtesy of a dramatic 9-8 victory on penalties over FC İnter Bakı. That resolve in overcoming the Azerbaijani side was again in evidence in the Czech capital in a tight contest in which both sides pushed for a goal in the early stages. The home side, though, finally found a way through with 14 minutes remaining when Libor Sionko crossed for Brabec to knock the ball in.

Last updated: 28/07/10 9.19CET

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Lineups

sparta praha

Sparta Praha

lech

Lech

29
BlažekJaromír Blažek (GK)
27
KotorowskiKrzysztof Kotorowski (GK)
2
ŘepkaTomáš Řepka (C)
2
GancarczykSeweryn Gancarczyk
3
PamićManuel Pamić
5
ArboledaManuel Arboleda
4
HohenederNiklas Hoheneder
10
KrivetsSergei Krivets
Substitution84
7
SionkoLibor Sionko
14
ŠtilićSemir Štilić
Substitution86
8
MatějovskýMarek Matějovský
Substitution90+4
15
DrygasKamil Drygas
Yellow Card24
10
BonyWilfried Bony
Yellow Card10
Substitution86
17
PeszkoSławomir Peszko
Yellow Card55
14
V. KadlecVáclav Kadlec
Substitution72
18
WichniarekArtur Wichniarek
Substitution77
15
KladrubskýJiří Kladrubský
19
BosackiBartosz Bosacki (C)
20
KuckaJuraj Kucka
Yellow Card37
21
InjacDimitrije Injac
21
BrabecErich Brabec
Goal75
22
WojtkowiakGrzegorz Wojtkowiak
Yellow Card47

Substitutes

1
ZítkaDaniel Zítka (GK)
30
BurićJasmin Burić (GK)
5
KrobJan Krob
3
DjurdjevićIvan Djurdjević
11
ŽofčákIgor Žofčák
7
WilkJakub Wilk
Substitution86
18
JeslínekJiří Jeslínek
Substitution72
20
TshibambaJoël Tshibamba
Substitution77
22
ZemanMartin Zeman
23
KikutMarcin Kikut
30
HejdaLukáš Hejda
Substitution90+4
25
HenriquezLuis Henriquez
31
Třešňák Lukáš Třešňák
Substitution86
26
MikołajczakTomasz Mikołajczak
Substitution84

Coach

Jozef Chovanec (CZE) Jacek Zieliński (POL)

Referee

Paolo Tagliavento (ITA)

Assistant referees

Cristiano Copelli (ITA), Alessandro Petrella (ITA)

Fourth official

Andrea Gervasoni (ITA)

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