Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis - Piraeus 10/12/2013 - 20:45CET (21:45 local time)

Group stage - Group C

Olympiacos - Anderlecht
3-1
 

Olympiacos - Anderlecht 3-1 - 10/12/2013 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2014

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Olympiacos are through to the knockout stage for the first time since 2009/10 after a enthralling game in Greece. Anderlecht had three players sent off and Olympiacos missed two penalties but ultimately Javier Saviola's two goals made the difference for the hosts and Míchel's side progress with a 3-1 win.
  • Goal
    90+5
    Domínguez (Olympiacos) scores from the penalty spot.
    The substitute slots the penalty into the bottom corner and seals the victory for the hosts. Striker Aleksandar Mitrović is forced to act as goalkeeper but cannot stop his side going 3-1 down.
  • Red Card
    90+3
    Proto (Anderlecht) is shown the red card.
    Another Anderlecht player is sent-off! Vladimír Weiss breaks into the box and is brought down by Silvio Proto who gets a straight red card.
  • 90+3
    Weiss (Olympiacos) was fouled in the penalty area by Proto (Anderlecht)
  • 90+2
    Nuytinck (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 90+2
    Holebas (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    The hosts clear the free-kick and Joel Campbell cannot find right pass and Silvio Proto saves.
  • 90
    Siovas (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Acheampong (Anderlecht).
    Last chance for the away side as they look to float in a free-kick.
  • 89
    Tielemans (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Domínguez (Olympiacos).
  • 89
    Mbemba (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 89
    Domínguez (Olympiacos) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • Substitution
    89
    N'Dinga (in) - David Fuster (out) (Olympiacos)
    Two assists for the captain from deflected long-range shots and he receives a good ovation as he heads off.
  • Red Card
    88
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    Surely that seals it for the hosts. Vladimír Weiss bursts towards the area and is brought down by the defender who picks up his second yellow card. Anderlecht are down to nine men and Olympiacos are in control.
  • 88
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Weiss (Olympiacos).
  • 84
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The Olympiacos captain looks to secure victory with a long-range effort but his strike flies just over the bar.
  • Substitution
    83
    Tielemans (in) - Praet (out) (Anderlecht)
    On comes the 16-year-old in a last throw of the dice by John van den Brom.
  • 82
    Praet (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Manolas (Olympiacos).
  • 81
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
    The ball breaks for Michael Olaitan in the area and he tries his luck from a tight angle but the keeper makes himself big and blocks the shot well at his near post.
  • 81
    Olaitan (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 79
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
    A slightly easier save for the keeper this time as Michael Olaitan works his way into the box but cannot generate any power on his shot, which rolls into the hands of Silvio Proto.
  • 79
    Olaitan (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 78
    Acheampong (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Weiss (Olympiacos).
  • 77
    Gillet (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Olaitan (Olympiacos).
  • 76
    Holebas (Olympiacos) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 76
    Mitrović (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Leandro Salino (Olympiacos).
  • 76
    Holebas (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kljestan (Anderlecht).
  • 74
    Acheampong (Anderlecht) delivers the corner.
  • 73
    Roberto (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 73
    Gillet (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    72
    Acheampong (in) - Vanden Borre (out) (Anderlecht)
  • 72
    Weiss (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Najar (Anderlecht).
  • 72
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 72
    Olaitan (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 72
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • Penalty
    72
    Weiss (Olympiacos) missed the penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
    Olympiacos should seal their victory when the winger drives into the box and wins a spot-kick. However, Silvio Proto is the hero again for the away side as he saves the substitute's low effort with his legs.
  • Yellow Card
    71
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) is booked.
  • 71
    Weiss (Olympiacos) was fouled in the penalty area by N'Sakala (Anderlecht)
  • 67
    Roberto (Olympiacos) makes a save.
    Key save from the keeper. The hosts fail to deal with a cross into the box and the ball falls nicely for Guillaume Gillet. The midfielder smashes a shot at goal from close range but Roberto saves magnificently to keep his side's lead intact.
  • 67
    Gillet (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    65
    Kljestan (Anderlecht) is booked.
  • 65
    Kljestan (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Domínguez (Olympiacos).
  • Yellow Card
    64
    Mitrović (Anderlecht) is booked.
  • 64
    Holebas (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Najar (Anderlecht).
  • 63
    Domínguez (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The substitute almost makes an immediate impact, skipping past a defender on the edge of the box and flashing a powerful strike just past the post.
  • Substitution
    61
    Domínguez (in) - Saviola (out) (Olympiacos)
    He may have missed a penalty but Javier Saviola's two goals could be enough to send Olympiacos into the next stage. He heads off to a standing ovation.
  • 61
    Weiss (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on N'Sakala (Anderlecht).
  • Goal
    58
    Saviola (Olympiacos) scores!
    Michael Olaitan pulls the ball back for David Fuster on the edge of the box and his sliced effort again falls for Javier Saviola. The striker makes no mistake, after just missing the penalty, hitting the ball on the turn from close range and powering it into the roof of the net.
  • 57
    Nuytinck (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 57
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 57
    Vanden Borre (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Weiss (Olympiacos).
  • 57
    Roberto (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 57
    Najar (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
    The 20-year-old nicks the ball from a defender on the edge of the box and is bearing down on goal but scuffs his shot into the hands of Roberto.
  • 56
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
    José Holebas' latest corner is again heading for the near post and the goalkeeper makes an easy save.
  • 56
    Holebas (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 56
    Holebas (Olympiacos) takes the corner.
  • 54
    Weiss (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The substitute finds some space on the edge of the box with a winding run but drags his shot just wide.
  • 53
    Mitrović (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Manolas (Olympiacos).
  • Substitution
    53
    Weiss (in) - Paulo Machado (out) (Olympiacos)
    Míchel makes an attacking substitution, bringing on the young winger as his side look to retake the lead.
  • Substitution
    53
    Nuytinck (in) - Milivojević (out) (Anderlecht)
    The striker is sacrificed as John van den Brom adjusts his side following the red card.
  • Yellow Card
    52
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 52
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Mitrović (Anderlecht).
  • 52
    Holebas (Olympiacos) takes the corner.
    The resulting corner heads for the near post but is well cleared.
  • 50
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • Penalty
    50
    Saviola (Olympiacos) missed the penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
    What a start to the second half! The striker's penalty is powerful but at a nice height for Silvio Proto who dives to his left and palms the ball clear. The teams remain locked at 1-1.
  • Red Card
    49
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    Joel Campbell drives down the wing and pulls it back for David Fuster who strikes the ball low towards goal but it hits the defender's hand and he receives his second booking.
  • 49
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) fouls.
  • 46
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Campbell (Olympiacos).
    The Costa Rica international continues his skillful play as the second half begins, winning yet another free-kick.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Here we go again. Olympiacos are one half of football away from the last 16. As it stands they will be going through but will that be the case later this evening? Anderlecht will certainly have something to say about it.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    The two sides go into the break level after Sacha Kljestan cancelled out Javier Saviola's opener. The hosts have dominated possession and deserved their lead but allowed Anderlecht back into the game on the counter attack. More drama awaits in the second half.
  • 45+1
    Siovas (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Mitrović (Anderlecht).
  • 45+1
    Olaitan (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The hosts finally get on the end of one of their corners but the striker can only head over the bar under pressure from a number of defenders.
  • 45+1
    Holebas (Olympiacos) takes the corner.
  • 45
    Campbell (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The Arsenal loanee cuts inside, drives into the box and tries to curl an effort into the bottom corner but it is deflected just wide of the post for a corner.
  • 45
    Mitrović (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • 42
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Kljestan (Anderlecht).
  • 42
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) is flagged for offside.
    Joel Campbell tries to find Michael Olaitan with a long cross-field pass but he is pulled back for offside.
  • 40
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Olympiacos).
  • Goal
    39
    Kljestan (Anderlecht) scores!
    It is a disappointing corner and the away side punish their hosts on the break. A quick counter attack ends with Dennis Praet baring down on goal but he plays an unselfish pass to American Sacha Kljestan who slots into an open net from close range.
  • 39
    Samaris (Olympiacos) delivers the corner.
    Joel Campbell bursts down the right wing and wins a corner as the hosts look to pile on the pressure.
  • 36
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kljestan (Anderlecht).
  • 35
    Gillet (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Leandro Salino (Olympiacos).
  • Goal
    33
    Saviola (Olympiacos) scores!
    The striker makes amends for his missed opportunity moments earlier and gives the hosts a crucial lead. David Fuster's shot from the edge of the box is blocked but the ball spins into the path of Javier Saviola. The 31-year-old is all alone in the area and drives a low shot past Silvio Proto and into the bottom corner.
  • 33
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 33
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 33
    Saviola (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    David Fuster and the Argentinian play a nice one two on the edge of the box before Javier Saviola bursts into the box and curls a shot just past the post.
  • 32
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
    Andreas Samaris stops an Anderlecht counter attack in its tracks before finding Joel Campbell on the wing with a brilliant pass. The winger cuts inside and tries an ambitious curling effort from long range but the keeper saves comfortably.
  • 32
    Campbell (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 28
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Olympiacos).
    José Holebas is preparing to whip in yet another free-kick. Can the hosts take advantage this time?
  • 23
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Praet (Anderlecht).
  • 23
    Holebas (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    Another free-kick in a dangerous position outside the area for the hosts but they fail to test Silvio Proto. José Holebas tries to fool the keeper by shooting from a tight angle but his effort flies over the bar.
  • 22
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Manolas (Olympiacos).
  • Yellow Card
    21
    Milivojević (Anderlecht) is booked.
    Javier Saviola leads a quick counter attack for the hosts but the midfielder brings him down as he drives towards the penalty area.
  • 21
    Milivojević (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Saviola (Olympiacos).
  • 18
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Olympiacos).
    The tricky Joel Campbell wins a second foul in just two minutes for the hosts but the delivery into the box is dealt with well again by Anderlecht.
  • 17
    Praet (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Campbell (Olympiacos).
  • 16
    Holebas (Olympiacos) delivers the corner.
  • 16
    Holebas (Olympiacos) delivers the corner.
    The corner is played to the near post but deflected wide for another set-piece. The second delivery, to almost the exact same spot, is easily dealt with by the Anderlecht defence.
  • 15
    Proto (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 15
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Great effort from the midfielder. The free-kick is quite a way out but he curls it over the wall and towards the bottom left corner but Silvio Proto does well to parry the ball around the post for a corner.
  • 14
    Milivojević (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Saviola (Olympiacos).
    Javier Saviola and David Fuster play a neat one-two on the edge of the area before the 31-year-old striker is tripped.
  • 13
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 13
    Praet (Anderlecht) has an effort on goal.
  • 8
    Mitrović (Anderlecht) misses the target.
    First sight of goal for the away side. The ball is pulled back to the edge of the box and the striker catches it on the volley but fails to connect properly and slices wide.
  • Yellow Card
    7
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) is booked.
  • 7
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Olaitan (Olympiacos).
  • 6
    Gillet (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 6
    Holebas (Olympiacos) delivers the free-kick on target.
    The defender frustrates the home crowd by drilling the free-kick low into the Anderlecht wall.
  • 5
    Kouyaté (Anderlecht) is penalised for a foul on Saviola (Olympiacos).
    Great chance for the hosts to test Silvio Proto from a free-kick in a good position.
  • 2
    N'Sakala (Anderlecht) makes a save.
  • 2
    Campbell (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Here we go. Olympiacos are one win away from qualifying for the knockout stage for the first time since 2009/10. Bottom of the group Anderlecht stand in their way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 
 

Player rater

Saviola

Top Player

Olympiacos 

Match statistics

Olympiacos
Anderlecht

3

Goals scored

1

59

Possession (%)

41

24

Total attempts

6

17

on target

5

7

off target

1

6

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

1

2

Offsides

0

1

Yellow cards

7

0

Red Cards

3

10

Fouls committed

24

23

Fouls suffered

10

580

Passes

410

450

completed

266

Lineups

olympiacos

Olympiacos

anderlecht

Anderlecht

16Roberto (GK)1Proto (GK)
Red Card90+3
5Paulo Machado
Substitution53
2N'Sakala
Yellow Card71
Red Card88
9Saviola
Goal33
Penalty50
Goal58
Substitution61
8Milivojević
Yellow Card21
Substitution53
14Samaris10Praet
Substitution83
19David Fuster (C)
Yellow Card52
Substitution89
12Najar
20Holebas16Kouyaté
Yellow Card7
Red Card49
23Siovas19Kljestan
Goal39
Yellow Card65
24Manolas22Mbemba
26Campbell30Gillet (C)
30Leandro Salino39Vanden Borre
Substitution72
99Olaitan45Mitrović
Yellow Card64

Substitutes

42Megyeri (GK)13Kaminski (GK)
8N'Dinga
Substitution89
6De Zeeuw
21A. Papadopoulos14Nuytinck
Substitution53
35Domínguez
Substitution61
Goal90+5
15Cyriac
60Yatabaré18Acheampong
Substitution72
79Weiss
Substitution53
Penalty72
31Tielemans
Substitution83
88Bong70Vargas

Coaches

Míchel (ESP) John van den Brom (NED)

Referee

Wolfgang Stark (GER)

Standings

Last updated: 11/12/2013 09:41 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 
  
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