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Nine-man Sparta see off Lech

Published: Wednesday 4 August 2010, 21.45CET
KKS Lech Poznań 0-1 AC Sparta Praha (agg: 0-2)
The Czech side ended with nine men but nevertheless progress to the play-offs, Jiří Kladrubský's penalty adding to their first-leg advantage.
by Daniel Olkowicz
from Miejski Stadium
Nine-man Sparta see off Lech
Jiří Kladrubský (No15) scores the decisive penalty ©Cyfrasport

Match statistics

LechSparta Praha

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target6
 
3
Attempts off target6
 
5
Corners7
 
1
Offsides1
 
1
Fouls committed22
 
22
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red cards1
 
2

Standings

 
Published: Wednesday 4 August 2010, 21.45CET

Nine-man Sparta see off Lech

KKS Lech Poznań 0-1 AC Sparta Praha (agg: 0-2)
The Czech side ended with nine men but nevertheless progress to the play-offs, Jiří Kladrubský's penalty adding to their first-leg advantage.

AC Sparta Praha ended with nine men but nevertheless secured a 1-0 win on the night which gave them a 2-0 aggregate victory in their UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie against KKS Lech Poznań.

Sparta held the narrowest of leads following last week's first leg in Prague but doubled their overall advantage five minutes after half-time in the decider. Even though Jiří Kladrubský's penalty left Lech needing three goals to progress, it was still far from plain sailing for Sparta. Both sides had a man sent off with ten minutes remaining – captain Bartosz Bosacki for the hosts and Marek Matějovský for the away side – before Sparta were further depleted when Libor Sionko was dismissed soon after.

Sparta started in equally flustered fashion, Erich Brabec inadvertently heading against the frame of his own goal with just four minutes gone. They soon found their feet, though, and were unfortunate not to go ahead, Matějovský's rasping strike well saved by Krzysztof Kotorowski.

There was nothing the Lech goalkeeper could do just after the break, however, Kladrubský converting from the spot after Bosacki had felled Václav Kadlec. Bosacki's night took a further turn for the worse on 80 minutes when he and Matejovsky were given their marching orders. Sionko followed suit five minutes later but Sparta had already done enough to book a place in Friday's play-off draw.

Last updated: 04/08/10 23.02CET

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Lineups

lech

Lech

sparta praha

Sparta Praha

27
KotorowskiKrzysztof Kotorowski (GK)
29
BlažekJaromír Blažek (GK)
2
GancarczykSeweryn Gancarczyk
2
ŘepkaTomáš Řepka (C)
Yellow Card39
5
ArboledaManuel Arboleda
Yellow Card77
3
PamićManuel Pamić
7
WilkJakub Wilk
Substitution53
4
HohenederNiklas Hoheneder
10
KrivetsSergei Krivets
7
SionkoLibor Sionko
Red Card85
15
DrygasKamil Drygas
Substitution57
8
MatějovskýMarek Matějovský
Red Card80
17
PeszkoSławomir Peszko
10
BonyWilfried Bony
Yellow Card21
Substitution90+2
18
WichniarekArtur Wichniarek
14
V. KadlecVáclav Kadlec
Substitution67
19
BosackiBartosz Bosacki (C)
Red Card80
15
KladrubskýJiří Kladrubský
Goal50
21
InjacDimitrije Injac
20
KuckaJuraj Kucka
Substitution75
22
WojtkowiakGrzegorz Wojtkowiak
Yellow Card32
Substitution86
21
BrabecErich Brabec
Yellow Card32

Substitutes

30
BurićJasmin Burić (GK)
1
ZítkaDaniel Zítka (GK)
8
KiełbJacek Kiełb
Substitution86
6
LačnýMiloš Lačný
Substitution90+2
14
ŠtilićSemir Štilić
Substitution57
11
ŽofčákIgor Žofčák
Substitution67
20
TshibambaJoël Tshibamba
Substitution53
19
BondoaAdiaba Bondoa
23
KikutMarcin Kikut
22
ZemanMartin Zeman
25
HenriquezLuis Henriquez
30
HejdaLukáš Hejda
Substitution75
35
KamińskiMarcin Kamiński
31
Třešňák Lukáš Třešňák

Coach

Jacek Zieliński (POL) Jozef Chovanec (CZE)

Referee

Fredy Fautrel (FRA)

Assistant referees

Christophe Capelli (FRA), Cyril Gringore (FRA)

Fourth official

Sébastien Moreira (FRA)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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