Match statistics

APOELZenit

Goals scored2
 
1
Attempts on target5
 
3
Attempts off target4
 
10
Corners2
 
4
Offsides0
4
Fouls committed16
 
13
Yellow cards4
 
3
Red Cards0
1
Possession (%)55
 
45

Standings

Last updated: 21/05/2012 17:25 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    APOEL FC record their first ever win in the UEFA Champions League group stage at the expense of FC Zenit. Goals by Manduca (73’) and Ailton (75’) turned things around, cancelling Zyryanov goal in the 63rd minute. Bruno Alves’ red card in the 76th minute completed a bad night for Zenit at a packed GSP stadium.
  • 90+4
    Lazović (Zenit) misses the target.
    Have APOEL weathered the storm? Another chance goes begging for Danko Lazović who fires a free-kick over from 25 metres.
  • 90+4
    Lazović (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+3
    Nuno Morais (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kerzhakov (Zenit).
  • 90+2
    Lazović (Zenit) misses the target.
    Zenit are running out of time as Danko Lazović fires over the bar.
  • 90+1
    Jahić (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fayzulin (Zenit).
  • 90+1
    Alexandrou (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Lombaerts (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Aílton (APOEL).
  • 90
    Chiotis (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 90
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) misses the target.
    Substitute Aleksandr Bukharov makes an immediate impact, knocking down for Aleksandr Kerzhakov, who fires just wide.
  • Substitution
    89
    Bukharov (in) - Hubočan (out) (Zenit)
  • Substitution
    89
    Alexandrou (in) - Manduca (out) (APOEL)
  • 88
    Lombaerts (Zenit) misses the target.
    Nicolas Lombaerts' header goes agonisingly wide from Viktor Fayzulin's pinpoint cross.
  • 88
    Lazović (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Hélio Pinto (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lazović (Zenit).
  • 87
    Fayzulin (Zenit) misses the target.
    Viktor Fayzulin hits the post from close range as APOEL are rocking at the back.
  • 86
    Lazović (Zenit) delivers the corner.
  • 85
    Fayzulin (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    Domenico Criscito, who is now playing as a left winger as Zenit seek an equaliser, tries to cross the ball in from the left but finds only the hands of Dionisios Chiotis.
  • 85
    Lazović (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 85
    William Boaventura (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lazović (Zenit).
  • 84
    Chiotis (APOEL) blocks a shot.
    The 10 men of Zenit are not beaten yet. Danny cuts in again from the left and his low shot is spilled by Dionisios Chiotis before the home side hack the ball away.
  • 84
    Danny (Zenit) has an effort on goal.
  • 83
    Lazović (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on William Boaventura (APOEL).
  • 83
    William Boaventura (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    80
    Lazović (in) - Zyryanov (out) (Zenit)
  • 80
    Criscito (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 80
    Denisov (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    79
    Jahić (APOEL) is shown a yellow card.
    APOEL subsitute Sanel Jahić is yellow-carded for a foul.
  • 79
    Jahić (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Danny (Zenit).
  • 77
    Tričkovski (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • Red Card
    76
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    Further misery for Zenit, who are now down to 10 men. Bruno Alves catches Aílton, the scorer of the second goal, with a late challenge and completes an incredible three minutes in Nicosia.
  • 76
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Aílton (APOEL).
  • Substitution
    75
    Fayzulin (in) - Shirokov (out) (Zenit)
  • Goal
    75
    Aílton (APOEL) scores!
    Two goals in two minutes as Aílton, who has now scored 12 goals in UEFA matches, attacks from the left wing and calmly passes the ball inside the far post.
  • Substitution
    74
    Solomou (in) - Poursaitides (out) (APOEL)
  • Goal
    73
    Manduca (APOEL) scores!
    Gustavo Manduca calmly side-foots the ball into the Zenit net after a miskick from Hélio Pinto turns into a perfect assist.
  • 72
    Hubočan (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    71
    Paulo Jorge (APOEL) is shown a yellow card.
    Paulo Jorge is cautioned for something he has said to the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    71
    Nuno Morais (APOEL) is shown a yellow card.
    A late challenge sees Nuno Morais put in the book.
  • 71
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tričkovski (APOEL).
  • 70
    Zyryanov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jahić (APOEL).
  • 69
    Chiotis (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 68
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chiotis (APOEL).
  • 68
    Danny (Zenit) delivers the corner.
  • 68
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • 65
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) misses the target.
  • 65
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) misses the target.
    Aleksandr Kerzhakov blazes over the bar as Zenit look to double their lead.
  • Substitution
    64
    Jahić (in) - Marcinho (out) (APOEL)
  • Goal
    63
    Zyryanov (Zenit) scores!
    What an important goal that could prove to be. Danny slips a perfectly-weighted through ball to Konstantin Zyryanov who, despite having only scored one domestic goal this season, tucked the ball away with a confident first-time finish from 12 metres.
  • 60
    Criscito (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    Aleksandr Kerzhakov, despite having scored 23 goals in 47 UEFA Champions League games, is unable to make an impression so far in Nicosia tonight.
  • 59
    William Boaventura (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Denisov (Zenit).
  • 57
    Danny (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 56
    Chiotis (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kerzhakov (Zenit).
  • 54
    Aílton (APOEL) misses the target.
    Gustavo Manduca puts a delicious cross in from the left but Aílton heads over from 10 metres.
  • 53
    Zyryanov (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Nuno Morais (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zyryanov (Zenit).
  • 51
    Shirokov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on William Boaventura (APOEL).
  • 51
    Poursaitides (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 51
    Chiotis (APOEL) blocks a shot.
    Aleksandr Kerzhakov tries to flick a speculative cross towards goal but Dionisios Chiotis plucks the ball from the sky.
  • 51
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) has an effort on goal.
  • 50
    Marcinho (APOEL) misses the target.
    Marcinho fires harmlessly over the bar from 25 metres.
  • 49
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 49
    Paulo Jorge (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 49
    Malafeev (Zenit) blocks a shot.
    APOEL have started the second half very brightly and create their best chance of the game. Ivan Tričkovski exchanges passes with Aílton, but fires straight at Vyacheslav Malafeev. Big chance.
  • 49
    Tričkovski (APOEL) has an effort on goal.
  • 47
    Marcinho (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Oliveira (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    An entertaining first half at a packed GSP Stadium with APOEL and Zenit still on level terms.
  • 45+1
    Nuno Morais (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Denisov (Zenit).
  • 45+1
    Tričkovski (APOEL) misses the target.
    Ivan Tričkovski fires wide with an ambitious effort from 25 metres.
  • 45
    Shirokov (Zenit) misses the target.
    Roman Shirokov fires a metre wide after Danny cut in from the left and fed the Russian.
  • 44
    Denisov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marcinho (APOEL).
  • 44
    Chiotis (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Danny (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 40
    Danny (Zenit) delivers the corner.
    APOEL clear their lines as Zenit look to create their first major chance of the match.
  • 40
    Denisov (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    40
    Oliveira (APOEL) is booked.
    Marcelo Oliveira is shown the third yellow card of the game after catching Aleksandr Kerzhakov late.
  • 40
    Oliveira (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kerzhakov (Zenit).
  • 39
    Shirokov (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • 38
    Tričkovski (APOEL) misses the target.
  • 37
    Danny (Zenit) misses the target.
    Ivan Tričkovski gets ahead of Nicolas Lombaerts and fires a snap shot from 15 metres which only finds the side-netting.
  • 36
    Hubočan (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 36
    Aílton (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bruno Alves (Zenit).
  • Yellow Card
    35
    Danny (Zenit) is booked.
    Claiming a corner, Danny is booked by the referee for his protests.
  • 35
    Lombaerts (Zenit) misses the target.
    Nicolas Lombaerts heads over after Roman Shirokov whipped the ball in following Danny's short corner.
  • 34
    Danny (Zenit) takes the corner.
  • 34
    Shirokov (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 34
    Marcinho (APOEL) is penalised for a foul on Shirokov (Zenit).
  • 33
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    Zenit still have not settled into their fluid passing game as, in a rare foray forward, Danny feeds Aleksandr Kerzhakov on the edge of the box, but his shot is blocked.
  • 32
    Malafeev (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Aílton (APOEL) is penalised for a foul on Bruno Alves (Zenit).
    Bruno Alves has fouled Aílton again.
  • 30
    Chiotis (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) is flagged for offside.
    Aleksandr Kerzhakov is flagged offside after a delectable touch from Danny put him through on goal.
  • 29
    Hélio Pinto (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    29
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) is shown a yellow card.
    Bruno Alves wraps his arms around Aílton and is shown the first yellow card of the contest.
  • 29
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Aílton (APOEL).
  • 28
    Malafeev (Zenit) blocks a shot.
  • 28
    Manduca (APOEL) has an effort on goal.
  • 25
    Malafeev (Zenit) blocks a shot.
    Aílton is put clear by Gustavo Manduca's cute through ball but Zenit keeper Vyacheslav Malafeev blocks bravely. He is now down receiving treatment after colliding with his own player, Tomáš Hubočan.
  • 25
    Aílton (APOEL) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • 22
    Danny (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Oliveira (APOEL) is penalised for a foul on Kerzhakov (Zenit).
    Aleksandr Kerzhakov is hauled to the deck by Marcelo Oliveira who, despite getting a knee in his face for his troubles, has cost his side possession in a dangerous area, just left of the penalty box.
  • 20
    Tričkovski (APOEL) has a shot blocked.
  • 20
    Oliveira (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Aílton (APOEL).
  • 18
    Lombaerts (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 18
    Tričkovski (APOEL) is penalised for a foul on Criscito (Zenit).
  • 12
    Aílton (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 12
    Zyryanov (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Marcinho (APOEL).
    Ivan Tričkovski holds the ball up well before spotting the run of the lively Aílton, but the Brazilian is crowded out by four white shirts and fouled by Nicolas Lombaerts.
  • 11
    Marcinho (APOEL) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Danny (Zenit).
  • 9
    Marcinho (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 9
    Denisov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marcinho (APOEL).
  • 9
    Manduca (APOEL) has a shot blocked.
    Gustavo Manduca is denied a shooting opportunity just inside the penalty area by the diving challenge of Domenico Criscito, who had to time his tackle well - and did.
  • 6
    Tričkovski (APOEL) delivers the corner.
    APOEL are knocking the ball around with the greater confidence in the early stages. Ivan Tričkovski does well to win the home side their second corner of the game.
  • 5
    Nuno Morais (APOEL) takes the free-kick.
  • 5
    Danny (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 4
    Manduca (APOEL) has a shot blocked.
  • 4
    Tričkovski (APOEL) delivers the corner.
  • 2
    Denisov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marcinho (APOEL).
  • 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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