Match statistics

Spartak MoskvaCeltic

Goals scored2
 
3
on target4
 
8
off target5
 
5
Corners9
 
5
Offsides0
3
Fouls committed13
 
15
Yellow cards0
2
Red Cards1
 
0
Possession (%)56
 
44

Standings

Last updated: 24/10/2012 13:07 CET

Legend:

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Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Celtic record a first ever UEFA Champions League group stage away win, thanks to Giorgos Samaras' 90th minute header. Spartak, for the second game running, let a 2-1 lead slip to lose 3-2.
  • 90+4
    Hooper (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rafael Carioca (Spartak Moskva).
  • 90+3
    Samaras (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva).
  • 90+3
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) delivers the corner.
  • Goal
    90
    Samaras (Celtic) scores!
    Celtic have come from behind, as the cross from the left is met by the Greek forward who directs a cross expertly into the far corner with his head, leaving Sergei Pesyakov helpless.
  • 90
    Dzyuba (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Izaguirre (Celtic).
  • 88
    Samaras (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rafael Carioca (Spartak Moskva).
  • 88
    Pesyakov (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Gary Hooper is released down the right channel, and the forward's effort is deflected, but the 23-year-old gets down to his left to smother a wriggling shot.
  • 88
    Hooper (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    87
    Kozlov (in) - Ari (out) (Spartak Moskva)
  • 87
    Dzyuba (Spartak Moskva) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lustig (Celtic).
  • 85
    Pesyakov (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Another excellent save denies Celtic, as the corner is met by Efe Ambrose as the pressure builds on the home goal.
  • 85
    Ambrose (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
  • 85
    Commons (Celtic) takes the corner.
  • 84
    Ledley (Celtic) misses the target.
  • 81
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Izaguirre (Celtic).
  • Substitution
    80
    Ledley (in) - Mulgrew (out) (Celtic)
    The midfielder comes on for his UEFA Champions League debut.
  • 80
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Izaguirre (Celtic).
  • 78
    Commons (Celtic) is flagged for offside.
  • 77
    Izaguirre (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Emenike (Spartak Moskva).
  • 77
    Commons (Celtic) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    76
    Dzyuba (in) - McGeady (out) (Spartak Moskva)
    The former Celtic player departs, replaced by the forward who has seven goals in 23 games in UEFA competition.
  • 75
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Brown (Celtic).
  • 74
    Brown (Celtic) misses the target.
    The ball falls to the midfielder on the edge of the area but he cannot find the target when put under intense pressure by the Spartak defence.
  • 74
    Brown (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
  • 74
    Rafael Carioca (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
  • 74
    Commons (Celtic) takes the corner.
  • Goal
    71
    D. Kombarov (Spartak Moskva) scores an own goal.
    Gary Hooper collects Charlie Mulgrew's cross and plays in James Forrest, whose low shot from 5 metres deflects off Sergei Pesyakov and Dmitri Kombarov before nestling in the net.
  • 70
    Commons (Celtic) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    70
    Forrest (in) - Wanyama (out) (Celtic)
  • 67
    Pesyakov (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Emilio Izaguirre picks up the loose ball on the edge of the area, but his effort lacks venom and Pesyakov catches comfortably.
  • 67
    Izaguirre (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
  • 67
    Pesyakov (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Charlie Mulgrew's left-footed free-kick floats over the wall, but is straight at the goalkeeper who punches the ball clear.
  • 67
    Mulgrew (Celtic) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • Substitution
    66
    Bryzgalov (in) - De Zeeuw (out) (Spartak Moskva)
    Unai Emery reacts immediately, bringing off a midfielder for a defender.
  • Red Card
    63
    Insaurralde (Spartak Moskva) is dismissed.
    Charlie Mulgrew's ball sends Gary Hooper clean through, and the defender pulls the Celtic man back on the edge of the area to receive his marching orders.
  • 62
    Insaurralde (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Hooper (Celtic).
  • 58
    Ambrose (Celtic) misses the target.
  • 58
    Insaurralde (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Samaras (Celtic).
  • 53
    Brown (Celtic) is flagged for offside.
  • 53
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Wilson (Celtic).
  • 52
    Brown (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Insaurralde (Spartak Moskva).
  • 49
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    Spartak are well on top now. Ari cuts in from the left and sends a shot a fraction wide of of Fraser Forster's goal.
  • Goal
    48
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) scores!
    The hosts are ahead, as the Nigerian taps in his second. Fraser Forster spilled Ari's long-range effort, allowing Demy de Zeeuw to pounce and play the ball across the face of goal for another simple finish.
  • 48
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 48
    Ari (Spartak Moskva) has an effort on goal.
  • 46
    Hooper (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Pareja (Spartak Moskva).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    We are under way in the second period. Both teams looked threatening in the first period, so more goals are on the cards in Moscow.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.

    Richard van Poortvliet (@UEFAcomRichVP), Stadion Luzhniki: It has been an even half, but high on entertainment value. Celtic have had hardly any possession but they have looked dangerous on the counter, however, aside from Emmanuel Emenike’s goal, Spartak have been poor and will hope to improve in the second half.
  • 45+1
    Mulgrew (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Rafael Carioca (Spartak Moskva).
  • 45+1
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 43
    Commons (Celtic) takes the corner.
  • Goal
    41
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) scores!
    The Nigerian finishes from close range to put the hosts level. Kim Källström's beautiful ball over the top is played first time by Ari, leaving the forward with the simplest of finishes.
  • 41
    Samaras (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on De Zeeuw (Spartak Moskva).
  • 40
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 40
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
    And it is defender Nicolas Pareja who hits it, curling the ball towards the top corner. However, the English goalkeeper is up to the test, turning the ball behind with a strong hand.
  • 40
    Pareja (Spartak Moskva) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 38
    Ambrose (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Emenike (Spartak Moskva).
    Spartak have a free-kick in an excellent position. Dmitri Kombarov, Kim Källström and Nicolas Pareja all look likely candidates to strike it.
  • 38
    Pesyakov (Spartak Moskva) makes a save.
    Kris Commons whips a free-kick into the box, and it is Greek international Giorgos Samaras who rises highest to flick towards goal, though Sergei Pesyakov is well placed to gather.
  • 38
    Samaras (Celtic) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 38
    Wilson (Celtic) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Insaurralde (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Hooper (Celtic).
  • 36
    Mulgrew (Celtic) misses the target.
    A long ball forward is headed clear by the Spartak defence and falls invitingly for the midfielder, who strikes on the volley from 20 metres, but cannot direct on target.
  • 36
    De Zeeuw (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Commons (Celtic).
  • 35
    Emenike (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    Some neat passing down the Spartak right releases Evgeni Makeev who whips the ball in, but the Nigerian forward heads high once again.
  • 33
    Pareja (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Mulgrew (Celtic).
  • Yellow Card
    30
    Wanyama (Celtic) is shown a yellow card.
  • 30
    Wanyama (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on De Zeeuw (Spartak Moskva).
  • 29
    Commons (Celtic) misses the target.
    Celtic lack men in attack, so the attacking midfielder decides to try his luck from distance, but the ball slices high and wide from 25 metres.
  • 29
    Pareja (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Brown (Celtic).
  • 26
    McGeady (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 24
    Hooper (Celtic) is flagged for offside.
  • Yellow Card
    22
    Mulgrew (Celtic) is shown a yellow card.
  • 22
    Mulgrew (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on De Zeeuw (Spartak Moskva).
  • 20
    Brown (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Ari (Spartak Moskva).
  • 20
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 20
    McGeady (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
  • 19
    Wanyama (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on McGeady (Spartak Moskva).
    The Spartak pressure from the opening minutes returns to the Celtic area, and after Emilio Izaguirre clears well, the winger shoots wide against his former club.
  • 18
    Wanyama (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Emenike (Spartak Moskva).
  • 18
    Pareja (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    A deep inswinging Kim Källström corner from the right is met by the central defender, but the Argentinian cannot get enough on the ball, which slips a long way wide.
  • 18
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 14
    Commons (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on McGeady (Spartak Moskva).
  • Goal
    12
    Hooper (Celtic) scores!
  • 7
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) is penalised for a foul on Brown (Celtic).
  • 4
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) misses the target.
    The Swedish international attempts to burst through the Celtic defence, but pressure from Efe Ambrose forces the midfielder to shoot over from the edge of the area.
  • 4
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 3
    McGeady (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • 2
    Källström (Spartak Moskva) takes the corner.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    French referee Tony Chapron's whistle kicks the game off. Spartak, in red shirts and white shorts are first in possession, against a Celtic side all in black.

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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