Match statistics

SteauaLegia

Goals scored1
 
1
Possession (%)57
 
43
Total attempts23
 
13
on target12
 
6
off target11
 
7
blocked3
 
4
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners12
 
3
Offsides2
 
1
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed12
 
8
Fouls suffered8
 
12
Passes584
 
452
completed426
 
279

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    <strong>Steaua 1-1 Legia</strong> Honours even in Bucharest. Federico Piovaccari's first-half lob puts the Romanian champions ahead but Jakub Kosecki's cool finish gives the Polish visitors a precious away goal.
  • 90+3
    Gardoş (Steaua) misses the target.
    The Steaua No6 holds his head in his hands after rising high but sending his header drifting wide of the far post.
  • 90+3
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • 90+2
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
  • 90+2
    Cristea (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+1
    Prepeliţă (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Radović (Legia).
    The most experienced player on the field - making his 49th appearance in UEFA club competition - cuts inside to draw the foul.
  • 90
    Iancu (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Dossa Júnior (Legia).
  • 90
    Popa (Steaua) misses the target.
    Popa is almost the home side's hero after making room to curl an effort towards goal from the edge of the box - but it drops just wide of the target with Kuciak beaten.
  • 86
    Szukała (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Broź (Legia).
  • 86
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • 86
    Iancu (Steaua) misses the target.
  • 85
    Furman (Legia) misses the target.
    The curling delivery misses everybody and floats out for a goal kick.
  • 84
    Georgievski (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Żyro (Legia).
    The uncompromising defender's unfair challenge on the Legia substitute gives the visitors an attacking set-piece.
  • 81
    Bourceanu (Steaua) misses the target.
  • Substitution
    81
    Dvalishvili (in) - Saganowski (out) (Legia)
    The game's final substitution as the 34-year-old makes way for the Georgian striker.
  • 80
    Furman (Legia) is penalised for a foul on Popa (Steaua).
  • 79
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
  • 79
    C. Tănase (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
    Adrian Cristea's pace carries him into space but his floating cross is only nudged towards goal by his off-balance team-mate.
  • Yellow Card
    78
    Kuciak (Legia) is shown a yellow card.
  • 78
    Gardoş (Steaua) misses the target.
  • 78
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • 77
    Dossa Júnior (Legia) makes a save.
  • 77
    Latovlevici (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • 77
    Furman (Legia) makes a save.
  • 77
    Latovlevici (Steaua) delivers the free-kick on target.
    The Steaua No14 fires the free-kick into the wall and sees the follow-up turned behind for a corner.
  • Yellow Card
    77
    Żyro (Legia) is booked.
    The 20-year-old is shown a yellow card within moments of coming on and Steaua have a free-kick in a dangerous position on the edge of the box.
  • 76
    Żyro (Legia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Popa (Steaua).
  • 75
    Szukała (Steaua) misses the target.
  • 75
    Cristea (Steaua) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    75
    Żyro (in) - Kucharczyk (out) (Legia)
  • 73
    Cristea (Steaua) delivers the corner.
  • 73
    Cristea (Steaua) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Kuciak is forced into action as Steaua begin to turn the screw.
  • 72
    Broź (Legia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on C. Tănase (Steaua).
    The Steaua playmaker attempts to cut back inside from the left and draws a foul from the Legia full-back.
  • 72
    Kosecki (Legia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Georgievski (Steaua).
  • 70
    Latovlevici (Steaua) misses the target.
  • 70
    Bourceanu (Steaua) delivers the corner.
    Steaua's Adrian Popa twice sees a cross cut out before winning a corner.
  • Substitution
    70
    Cristea (in) - Piovaccari (out) (Steaua)
    The home side bring on an extra striker as they strive for a winning goal ahead of next Tuesday's second leg.
  • 68
    Iancu (Steaua) misses the target.
  • 68
    Bourceanu (Steaua) delivers the corner.
    The Steaua captain knocks the corner short and the ensuing cross causes panic in the Legia goalmouth.
  • 67
    Szukała (Steaua) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Saganowski (Legia).
  • Yellow Card
    66
    Prepeliţă (Steaua) is booked.
    Steaua's half-time substitute is cautioned for a clumsy challenge on the Legia No37.
  • 66
    Prepeliţă (Steaua) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Furman (Legia).
  • Substitution
    61
    Iancu (in) - Stanciu (out) (Steaua)
    Gabriel Iancu scored twice in the previous round and the 40,000 Steaua supporters will be hoping he can find the target again after replacing the home side's No23.
  • 61
    Kucharczyk (Legia) misses the target.
  • 61
    Furman (Legia) delivers the corner.
  • 60
    Saganowski (Legia) misses the target.
    The former Southampton FC striker's speculative effort is deflected behind as Legia continue to press.
  • 59
    Bourceanu (Steaua) misses the target.
    Kuciak is at full stretch and looks relieved as the Steaua captain's fierce effort whistles centimetres wide of his left-hand post.
  • 57
    Furman (Legia) misses the target.
    The visitors are suddenly full of energy and go close again as their 21-year-old midfielder sends an effort arrowing just over the crossbar.
  • 57
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
  • 57
    Piovaccari (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    56
    Dossa Júnior (Legia) is booked.
    The defender is unhappy to be cautioned for his foul on the Steaua No23.
  • 56
    Dossa Júnior (Legia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Stanciu (Steaua).
  • 55
    Rzeźniczak (Legia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Piovaccari (Steaua).
  • 54
    Kosecki (Legia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    The Polish striker almost has a second but strays offside.
  • Goal
    53
    Kosecki (Legia) scores!
    The 22-year-old finds himself unmarked in the middle and sweeps an equaliser underneath Tătăruşanu from Miroslav Radović's right-wing cross.
  • 50
    Wawrzyniak (Legia) misses the target.
    The Legia No14 opts for power over placement and fails to trouble Tătăruşanu in the Steaua goal.
  • 46
    Piovaccari (Steaua) is flagged for offside.
  • Substitution
    46
    Prepeliţă (in) - Pintilii (out) (Steaua)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Legia have 45 minutes to find an away goal as the second half gets under way in Bucharest.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    <strong>Steaua 1-0 Legia</strong> Federico Piovaccari's weighted lob gives the Romanian champions the advantage as they seek their seventh participation in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
  • 45+4
    Pintilii (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Vrdoljak (Legia).
    Legia may have one last chance before the interval after the central defender, now sporting a red bandage around his head, floors the visitors' No21.
  • 45+4
    C. Tănase (Steaua) is flagged for offside.
  • 45
    Wawrzyniak (Legia) is penalised for a foul on Piovaccari (Steaua).
  • 45
    Furman (Legia) takes the corner.
  • 45
    Tătăruşanu (Steaua) makes a save.
    The Legia defender rises highest but the Steaua goalkeeper dives to his left to push the ball behind for a corner. It is the visitors' best chance of the match so far.
  • 45
    Wawrzyniak (Legia) has an effort on goal.
  • 44
    Georgievski (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Kosecki (Legia).
    The 22-year-old striker is clattered on the left-hand touchline and Legia have a free-kick in a threatening position.
  • 41
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • 41
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • 40
    Kucharczyk (Legia) has an effort on goal.
    Steaua goalkeeper Ciprian Tătăruşanu punches the ball to safety.
  • 40
    Gardoş (Steaua) makes a save.
  • 39
    Bourceanu (Steaua) makes a save.
  • 39
    Kosecki (Legia) has an effort on goal.
  • 39
    Furman (Legia) takes the corner.
  • 38
    Szukała (Steaua) makes a save.
  • 38
    Furman (Legia) misses the target.
  • 38
    Furman (Legia) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    37
    Pintilii (Steaua) is cautioned by the referee.
    Steaua's No5 leaves his leg trailing to trip the opposition defender and is swiftly shown the yellow card by the Italian referee.
  • 37
    Pintilii (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Rzeźniczak (Legia).
  • Goal
    34
    Piovaccari (Steaua) scores!
    The Italian striker times his run and expertly hoists a bouncing ball over the advancing Kuciak to put the home side ahead.
  • 33
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
  • 33
    Stanciu (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • 33
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
  • 33
    C. Tănase (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • 33
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • 31
    Piovaccari (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Wawrzyniak (Legia).
    The Italian lurches into the experienced Polish defender and hurts his shoulder in the process.
  • 30
    Saganowski (Legia) misses the target.
    The oldest player on the field fails to keep his header on target as Legia break quickly and threaten to take the lead against the run of play.
  • 29
    Bourceanu (Steaua) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    27
    Broź (in) - Jodłowiec (out) (Legia)
    Legia coach Jan Urban is forced into an early change, with his No3 nursing an injury.
  • 26
    Latovlevici (Steaua) makes a save.
  • 26
    Vrdoljak (Legia) has an effort on goal.
  • 24
    Stanciu (Steaua) is penalised for a foul on Kucharczyk (Legia).
  • 24
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
    The youngster almost breaks the deadlock with a well-struck angled drive, but the visiting goalkeeper makes another fine stop.
  • 24
    Stanciu (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    19
    Rzeźniczak (Legia) is booked.
    The Polish No25 is shown the game's first yellow card after catching the 20-year-old Steaua midfield player across the chest.
  • 18
    Rzeźniczak (Legia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Stanciu (Steaua).
  • 17
    Georgievski (Steaua) misses the target.
    The Steaua defender fails to trouble Kuciak as Steaua continue to dominate.
  • 16
    Bourceanu (Steaua) delivers the corner.
  • 14
    Pintilii (Steaua) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Radović (Legia).
    The Legia striker, who scored on his side's last trip to Romania, in October 2011 when defeating FC Rapid Bucureşti in the UEFA Europa League group stage, is brought down on the halfway line.
  • 11
    Kuciak (Legia) makes a save.
    The experienced goalkeeper is quickly off his line to deny Federico Piovaccari with a brave block in the first real chance of the match.
  • 11
    Piovaccari (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
  • 11
    Vrdoljak (Legia) makes a save.
  • 11
    Popa (Steaua) has an effort on goal.
    The ball is worked beautifully to the 25-year-old striker, but his effort from 18 metres is charged down.
  • 5
    C. Tănase (Steaua) misses the target.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli gets us started.

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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