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Santin and Wiland combine for FCK victory

Published: Tuesday 21 August 2012, 22.50CET
FC København 1-0 LOSC Lille
César Santin's header handed the advantage to the Danish side as an inspired performance from goalkeeper Johan Wiland kept LOSC at bay.
Santin and Wiland combine for FCK victory
César Santin heads København into the lead against LOSC ©AFP/Getty Images

Match statistics

KøbenhavnLOSC

Goals scored1
 
0
on target4
 
9
off target7
 
8
Corners2
 
7
Offsides3
 
2
Fouls committed13
 
16
Yellow cards0
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)0
100

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 21 August 2012, 22.50CET

Santin and Wiland combine for FCK victory

FC København 1-0 LOSC Lille
César Santin's header handed the advantage to the Danish side as an inspired performance from goalkeeper Johan Wiland kept LOSC at bay.

It is advantage FC København in their UEFA Champions League play-off tie with LOSC Lille after César Santin's first-half header earned the Danish club a first-leg lead.

After twice coming from behind against Club Brugge KV in the last round, it seemed København would need to do so again after conceding an early penalty. Yet the outstanding Johan Wiland set the tone for the evening by denying Dimitri Payet with a great save. The 31-year-old denied LOSC time and again, while at the other end Santin slipped between centre-backs David Rozehnal and Aurélien Chedjou just before the interval to guide the hosts into a lead they would not relinquish.

The difference in styles was evident in the opening ten minutes. Delightful interplay on the edge of the home box ended with Marvin Martin's delicate back-heel sending Salomon Kalou clean through. Wiland stayed big to deny the Ivorian, before the hosts broke powerfully through the centre and Thomas Kristensen's rasping drive was palmed away by Mickaël Landreau.

København controlled possession for long stretches but created little, while LOSC's speed of thought and feet threatened. The home side cracked 15 minutes in when left-back Bryan Oviedo brought down Kalou in the box, but Wiland soared to his left to save from Payet and keep his side level.

Payet volleyed over before Martin followed suit with a drive from the edge of the area but the hosts were not without threat. Santin had a low drive deflected behind and then Christián Bolaños released the right-back Lars Jacobsen on the flank; his pinpoint cross allowed Santin to guide the ball in off the post.

LOSC's Brazilian forward, Túlio De Melo, did his best to get his side level after the interval, but a stinging drive was again turned away by Wiland before a header went narrowly wide. Wiland twice denied Chedjou following corners as LOSC cranked up the pressure, but the Danish side did not yield and take a slender advantage to France next week.

Last updated: 23/08/12 0.04CET

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Lineups

københavn

København

losc

LOSC

21
WilandJohan Wiland (GK)
1
LandreauMickaël Landreau (GK)
2
JacobsenLars Jacobsen (C)
3
DigneLucas Digne
3
BengtssonPierre Bengtsson
4
BalmontFlorent Balmont
Substitution46
4
StadsgaardKris Stadsgaard
7
PayetDimitri Payet
Penalty15
Substitution62
6
ClaudemirClaudemir
8
KalouSalomon Kalou
11
SantinCésar Santin
Goal38
Substitution65
9
De MeloTúlio De Melo
16
KristensenThomas Kristensen
10
MartinMarvin Martin
Substitution90+2
17
R. SigurdssonRagnar Sigurdsson
14
RozehnalDavid Rozehnal
Yellow Card68
18
N. JørgensenNicolai Jørgensen
18
BériaFranck Béria
19
OviedoBryan Oviedo
Substitution79
22
ChedjouAurélien Chedjou
30
BolañosChristián Bolaños
Substitution87
24
MavubaRio Mavuba (C)

Substitutes

1
ChristensenKim Christensen (GK)
16
ElanaSteeve Elana (GK)
7
AbdellaoueMostafa Abdellaoue
5
GueyeIdrissa Gueye
Substitution46
15
JakobsenMichael Jakobsen
13
SoumaoroAdama Soumaoro
20
VingaardMartin Vingaard
Substitution87
17
PedrettiBenoît Pedretti
Substitution90+2
25
RemmerChristoffer Remmer
19
BrunoGianni Bruno
27
DelaneyThomas Delaney
Substitution79
21
BonnartLaurent Bonnart
29
CorneliusAndreas Cornelius
Substitution65
26
RouxNolan Roux
Substitution62
Yellow Card77

Coach

Ariël Jacobs (BEL) Rudi Garcia (FRA)

Referee

Marijo Strahonja (CRO)

Assistant referees

Siniša Premužaj (CRO), Igor Krmar (CRO)

Fourth official

Goran Pataki (CRO)

Additional assistant referees

Igor Pristovnik (CRO), Ante Vučemilović (CRO)

Legend:

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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