Match statistics

AnderlechtZenit

Goals scored1
 
0
on target4
 
2
off target4
 
2
Corners5
 
1
Offsides3
 
6
Fouls committed10
 
17
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)49
 
51

Standings

Last updated: 26/12/2012 19:27 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Anderlecht have recorded their first victory in the UEFA Champions League after a nine-year wait. The Belgian's defended well and attacked incisively to beat the Russian side now sitting bottom of Group C.
  • 90+3
    Gillet (Anderlecht) fouls.
  • Yellow Card
    90+2
    Yakovenko (Anderlecht) is shown a yellow card.
    Olexandr Yakovenko gives away a foul for a late challenge on Bruno Alves in a dangerous area.
  • 90+2
    Yakovenko (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Bruno Alves (Zenit).
  • 90+1
    Kljestan (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Witsel (Zenit).
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) is shown a yellow card.
    Bruno Alves slide tackles Olexandr Yakovenko but the Ukranian gets to the ball first and Alves only makes contact with the winger's ankle.
  • 90
    Bruno Alves (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Kljestan (Anderlecht).
  • 89
    Yakovenko (Anderlecht) takes the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Shirokov (Zenit) is shown a yellow card.
    Roman Shirokov is booked for encroaching on a corner.
  • 88
    Jovanović (Anderlecht) misses the target.
    The Belgians break fast and Milan Jovanović finds himself with acres of space on the edge of the penalty box but his shot is blocked by a desperate Bruno Alves.
  • 86
    Kanu (Anderlecht) misses the target.
    Kanu receives the ball on the edge of the area but his strike is wild and wayward and does not trouble Vyacheslav Malafeev.
  • 84
    Danny (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Biglia (Anderlecht).
  • 82
    Yakovenko (Anderlecht) misses the target.
    Milan Jovanović lifts the ball into the area and Dieudonné Mbokani flicks the ball on. The Zenit defender could not clear the ball and it fell to Yakovenko who beat the goalkeeper but not the woodwork.
  • 81
    Safari (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kanunnikov (Zenit).
  • Substitution
    79
    Kanu (in) - Praet (out) (Anderlecht)
  • 78
    Danny (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Roman Shirokov turned well on the edge of the area and slipped in Danny who had just crept offside.
  • Substitution
    77
    Kanunnikov (in) - Bystrov (out) (Zenit)
    Bystrov has been unable to impose himself after a promising first half and is replaced by the large Kanunnikov who is making his second UEFA Champions League appearance.
  • 76
    Hubočan (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mbokani (Anderlecht).
    Dieudonné Mbokani again puts his body between the ball and the defender and is fouled.
  • 76
    Yakovenko (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Denisov (Zenit).
  • 74
    Mbokani (Anderlecht) fouls.
  • 74
    Denisov (Zenit) fouls.
  • 73
    Bystrov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jovanović (Anderlecht).
  • Substitution
    72
    Yakovenko (in) - Bruno (out) (Anderlecht)
    The impressive 19-year-old Anderlecht winger comes off for Yakovenko who is making his fourth appearance in this season's UEFA Champions League, all as a substitute.
  • 72
    Shirokov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Biglia (Anderlecht).
  • Substitution
    69
    Bruno Alves (in) - Lombaerts (out) (Zenit)
  • 67
    Biglia (Anderlecht) delivers the corner.
    Two corners in a row from Lucas Biglia but neither is able to find a teammate. The second is collected easily by Vyacheslav Malafeev.
  • 66
    Biglia (Anderlecht) delivers the corner.
  • 66
    Jovanović (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 66
    Praet (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
    Some beautiful play from Anderlecht captain Lucas Biglia who skips past two players and into the penalty area but his cross is cleared for a corner by Tomáš Hubočan.
  • 64
    Hubočan (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mbokani (Anderlecht).
  • 61
    Kerzhakov (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Danny floats a beautiful diagonal ball over Bram Nuytinck but Aleksandr Kerzhakov had started his run just too early and was flagged offside.
  • 58
    Biglia (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Danny (Zenit).
  • 57
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
    Axel Witsel strikes firmly on his weaker left foot from the edge of the area but Silvio Proto gets down quickly to save.
  • 57
    Witsel (Zenit) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    56
    Safari (Anderlecht) is booked.
    Behrang Safari gets a yellow for a trip on Aleksandr Anyukov who beat the Swedish full-back to the ball.
  • 56
    Safari (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Anyukov (Zenit).
  • 55
    Praet (Anderlecht) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Dennis Praet is flagged after his run was ignored by Dieudonné Mbokani but after delaying the pass the Congolese laid the ball through as the young Belgian jogged back onside.
  • 54
    Danny (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 50
    Shirokov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Biglia (Anderlecht).
  • 49
    Witsel (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Biglia (Anderlecht).
  • 48
    Safari (Anderlecht) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Behrang Safari plays a one-two with Dieudonné Mbokani from a throw-in near Zenit's corner flag but the Swedish full-back strayed offside for the return.
  • 47
    Denisov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bruno (Anderlecht).
    Massimo Bruno breaks at speed but clatters into Igor Denisov who gives away the free kick.
  • Substitution
    46
    Danny (in) - Semak (out) (Zenit)
    Luciano Spalletti spent several minutes with Danny on the sidelines before heading down the tunnel to talk to his Zenit players at half-time.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Anderlecht have enjoyed a more confident half of football passing the ball about with ease but Zenit have looked dangerous on the break. The Russians have struggled to contain Dieudonné Mbokani and Massimo Bruno who have been full of energy and movement in the first half.
  • 45
    Anyukov (Zenit) fouls.
  • 44
    Shirokov (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Yellow Card
    37
    Witsel (Zenit) is shown a yellow card.
  • 36
    Witsel (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kouyaté (Anderlecht).
    Axel Witsel trips Cheikhou Kouyaté as he strides out of defence and is given a yellow card by the French referee Antony Gautier.
  • 35
    Jovanović (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Witsel (Zenit).
  • 34
    Criscito (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gillet (Anderlecht).
    Anderlecht confidently pass the ball out from the back but as Zenit close the ball down, Igor Denisov is over-enthusiastic and clatters in to Guillaume Gillet and gives away the foul.
  • 30
    Bystrov (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Vladimir Bystrov makes a run between the right-back and central defender but goes early and is flagged offside.
  • 26
    Biglia (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Denisov (Zenit).
  • 24
    Lombaerts (Zenit) makes a save.
  • 24
    Bruno (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
    Massimo Bruno picks the ball up on the far corner of the Zenit penalty area but his curling effort struck a defender and was cleared to safety.
  • 24
    Biglia (Anderlecht) delivers the corner.
  • 24
    Malafeev (Zenit) makes a save.
    Milan Jovanović decides to take a shot from distance despite support from four teammates. Malafeev gets down low to his right to push the ball away for a corner.
  • 24
    Jovanović (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Semak (Zenit) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 22
    Mbokani (Anderlecht) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 22
    Shirokov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bruno (Anderlecht).
    Anderlecht have taken control of the game and are playing at a higher tempo that the Russian's are struggling to match as the Belgian's win another free-kick in Zenit's half.
  • Goal
    17
    Mbokani (Anderlecht) scores!
    Dieudonné Mbokani picks up the ball on the edge of the area and plays a one-two with Sacha Kljestan. The Congolese striker's first touch was immaculate and his second was a lovely little chip over the diving goalkeeper to give Anderlecht the lead.
  • 11
    Shirokov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Safari (Anderlecht).
  • 10
    Gillet (Anderlecht) misses the target.
    Massimo Bruno receives the ball wide on the right and swings the ball in but Bram Nuytinck heads well over the bar.
  • 10
    Biglia (Anderlecht) delivers the corner.
  • 8
    Semak (Zenit) misses the target.
    Vladimir Bystrov with a great turn on the edge of the area and finds Sergei Semak whose first touch is good but he leans back as he was striking the ball and it went harmlessly high and wide.
  • 5
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
    Anderlecht fail to clear a corner well and the ball falls to Nicolas Lombaerts whose strike sends Proto scrambling but the goalkeeper saves at the second attempt.
  • 5
    Lombaerts (Zenit) misses the target.
  • 5
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 5
    Shirokov (Zenit) has an effort on goal.
  • 5
    Criscito (Zenit) delivers the corner.
  • 1
    Criscito (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bruno (Anderlecht).
    Lucas Biglia stands over the free kick wide on the right but the Argentine's cross could not beat the first man and the ball is cleared.
  • 1
    Bystrov (Zenit) fouls.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Anderlecht start fast and put the Zenit back-four under immediate pressure but the Russians get the ball away.

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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