Match statistics

OlympiacosSchalke

Goals scored1
 
2
on target5
 
7
off target8
 
8
Corners3
 
8
Offsides2
 
1
Fouls committed13
 
14
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)52
 
48

Standings

Last updated: 16/10/2012 19:27 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Graham Wood, Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium: A slow-burner of a match came to life in a breathless second 45 minutes with both teams going for victory. Ultimately it was Schalke who proved more clinical in front of goal, with Olympiacos' defenders paying the price for losing their concentration after equalising.
  • Substitution
    90+4
    Draxler (in) - Farfán (out) (Schalke)
  • Yellow Card
    90+4
    Matip (Schalke) is shown a yellow card.
  • 90+4
    Djebbour (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The Olympiacos No10 leaves Joel Matip in his wake with a beautiful bit of skill, but with glory in sight, he balloons over.
  • 90+2
    Holtby (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    Höger (in) - Jones (out) (Schalke)
  • 87
    Holtby (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Manolas (Olympiacos).
  • 83
    Megyeri (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 83
    Huntelaar (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    Jermaine Jones's centre is enticing but the predatory goalscorer's header is palmed away by Balázs Megyeri at point-blank range.
  • Yellow Card
    82
    Unnerstall (Schalke) is shown a yellow card.
  • 81
    Greco (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The imposing defender leaps highest, but cannot find the necessary precision to direct his header on target.
  • 81
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    79
    Afellay (in) - Barnetta (out) (Schalke)
  • 78
    Holtby (Schalke) misses the target.
    The swift-footed midfielder forays forward but his driven effort from outside the area drifts harmlessly over.
  • 77
    Djebbour (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Höwedes (Schalke).
  • 76
    K. Papadopoulos (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 76
    Greco (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    The Italian eases into the penalty area and unleashes a stinging effort, which is bravely blocked by Kyriakos Papadopoulos.
  • Yellow Card
    75
    Ibagaza (Olympiacos) is shown a yellow card.
  • 75
    Ibagaza (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jones (Schalke).
  • 74
    Maniatis (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Holtby (Schalke).
  • 73
    Greco (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jones (Schalke).
  • 70
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on K. Papadopoulos (Schalke).
  • 69
    Barnetta (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Ibagaza (Olympiacos).
  • Substitution
    69
    Mitroglou (in) - Abdoun (out) (Olympiacos)
  • Substitution
    69
    Greco (in) - Modesto (out) (Olympiacos)
  • 68
    Farfán (Schalke) misses the target.
  • 67
    Ibagaza (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The veteran midfielder beguiles his marker and curls a sumptuous shot centimetres over the bar with Lars Unnerstall beaten.
  • 66
    Matip (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 66
    Ibagaza (Olympiacos) misses the target.
  • 65
    Barnetta (Schalke) misses the target.
  • 63
    Farfán (Schalke) misses the target.
    The most frantic of five minutes ends with the Peruvian international slamming an ambitious effort over the crossbar.
  • 63
    Barnetta (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • Penalty
    61
    Huntelaar (Schalke) hits the post from the penalty spot.
    The former AFC Ajax forward steps forward with confidence but slides his kick on to a post.
  • Yellow Card
    60
    Manolas (Olympiacos) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 60
    Barnetta (Schalke) was fouled in the penalty area by Manolas (Olympiacos)
  • Goal
    59
    Huntelaar (Schalke) scores!
    The visitors strike back immediately. The Netherlands international is the beneficiary of a beautiful interchange between Jermaine Jones and Lewis Holtby and he sweeps the ball in with an emphatic right-footed finish.
  • Goal
    58
    Abdoun (Olympiacos) scores!
    Schalke's ranks are shattered by a defence-splitting goal-kick, which the Algeria midfielder latches onto, before firing underneath the goalkeeper with aplomb. Game on.
  • Substitution
    58
    Ibagaza (in) - David Fuster (out) (Olympiacos)
  • 57
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The 30-year-old Spaniard looks set to fire in the rebound but his blistering effort brilliantly blocked by Christian Fuchs.
  • 57
    Fuchs (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 57
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 57
    Matip (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 57
    Abdoun (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    The Algeria midfielder is forced wide but still manages to squeeze in a shot from an acute angle, which Balázs Megyeri diverts into the path of David Fuster.
  • 56
    Abdoun (Olympiacos) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 56
    Holtby (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Djebbour (Olympiacos).
  • 56
    Barnetta (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    53
    Jones (Schalke) is booked.
  • 53
    Jones (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • 51
    Barnetta (Schalke) misses the target.
    The ubiquitous midfielder somehow scoops the ball over with the goal at his mercy.
  • 51
    Megyeri (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 51
    Fuchs (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    The Austrian international darts in from the left and fires a low left-footed effort towards goal which is repelled into the path of Tranquillo Barnetta...
  • 49
    Contreras (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 49
    Barnetta (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 48
    Holebas (Olympiacos) delivers the corner.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    The first part of Schalke’s task was complete when they subdued the crowd by scoring the goal their possession merited. Now it’s up to the hosts to seize the initiative.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Having been second best for much of the first half, Schalke found their pace to pick off their opponents in a vibrant ten-minute onslaught. Captain Benedikt Höwedes broke the deadlock, planting Jefferson Farfán’s corner in with a thunderous front-post header.
  • 45
    Djebbour (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on K. Papadopoulos (Schalke).
  • 42
    Farfán (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maniatis (Olympiacos).
  • 42
    Neustädter (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • Goal
    41
    Höwedes (Schalke) scores!
    The visitors take the lead and it is a goal that has been coming. Jefferson Farfán whips in an inviting corner and the captain loses his marker at the front post, before planting an emphatic header beyond Balázs Megyeri.
  • 41
    Farfán (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • 38
    K. Papadopoulos (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Megyeri (Olympiacos).
  • 38
    Barnetta (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 37
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 36
    Abdoun (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Holtby (Schalke).
  • 35
    Farfán (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Djebbour (Olympiacos).
  • 34
    Neustädter (Schalke) misses the target.
    The 21-year-old finds space on the edge of the area and lets fly with an ambitious effort, which catapults over the crossbar.
  • 31
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Höwedes (Schalke).
  • 31
    Modesto (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on K. Papadopoulos (Schalke).
  • Yellow Card
    30
    Höwedes (Schalke) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 30
    Höwedes (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Abdoun (Olympiacos).
  • 30
    Farfán (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Holebas (Olympiacos).
  • 28
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 25
    Maniatis (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 25
    Fuchs (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    The Austria full-back cuts in from the left, traverses the edge of the Olympiacos area, before sending a low effort comfortably wide.
  • 24
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 23
    Djebbour (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The 28-year-old feels he should have scored there. Paulo Machado's delivery was a peach and it demanded a ruthless finish at the front post, but Rafik Djebbour planted a header agonisingly wide.
  • 23
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) takes the corner.
  • 21
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Barnetta (Schalke).
  • 21
    Holebas (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 21
    Holtby (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 19
    Holebas (Olympiacos) delivers the free-kick wide.
    The Greece defender rattles a left-footed free-kick from outside the area but his fierce strike flies comfortably wide of a post.
  • 18
    Matip (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • 17
    Huntelaar (Schalke) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 17
    Huntelaar (Schalke) misses the target.
    That is normally a chance the predatory Netherlands international dispatches but his header from inside the area, following Christian Fuchs's delivery drifts wide of the far post.
  • 15
    Modesto (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 10
    Barnetta (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maniatis (Olympiacos).
  • 9
    Fuchs (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Abdoun (Olympiacos).
  • 8
    Abdoun (Olympiacos) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 6
    Jones (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maniatis (Olympiacos).
  • 5
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The Portuguese defender breaks through the Schalke ranks, stabs the ball over the goalkeeper, before Kyriakos Papadopoulos anticipates the danger and heads the ball off the line.
  • 5
    K. Papadopoulos (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 5
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    Not content with his effort seconds earlier, the 26-year-old cuts inside and fires a low, dipping shot into the side netting.
  • 4
    Barnetta (Schalke) delivers the corner.
    The Swiss international swings in a delicious delivery but Balázs Megyeri takes all the pressure of his defence, springing from his goal to punch clear.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    The visitors kick off against the wall of sound and cacophony of colour Schalke expected.

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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